6/02/2006

Morning Round-up June 2, 2006

Harlem, a Test Lab, Splits Over Charter Schools NYT
Some parents in Harlem are delighted with the new choices and are showing up by the hundreds at lotteries for the limited charter school seats. Others charge that the charter schools are unproven and milking the traditional public schools of the most promising students.

Officials Report Additional Searches in Spending Probe
Washington Post
Investigators who raided the workplace and home of DC Board of Education's executive director of charter schools Wednesday also searched the offices of a company hired by the board and took files form the city's other chartering agency.

Education Report Glance
AP
Highlights from "The Condition of Education", a yearly compliation of statistics from the Education Department.

Women make academic gains, still lag behind in paychecks
AP
Women now earn the majority of diplomas in fields men used to dominate - from biology to business - and have caught up in pursuit of law, medicine and other advance degrees.

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