Morning Round-up, June 22, 2006

Lawsuit Is Filed Over Banned Children's Book About Cuba NYT
The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida filed a federal lawsuit challenging a decision by the Miami-Dade School Board to remove a children's book about Cuba from tis elementary school libraries.

Schools Consider radio on buses
Boston Globe
A company called BusRadio is marketing to school districts radio programming for school buses that includes advertisements and school districts would earn a percentage of the ad revenue based on the number of students on the bus.

Meeks: $50K could lure teachers to bad schools
Chicago Sun-Times
State Senator Meeks wants to offer proven, qualified teachers a $25,000 signing bonus to teach in hard to staff schools in Chicago.

U.S., State Reach Accord Hartford Courant
Thousands of veteran Connecticut schoolteachers whose qualifications were called into question by a recent U.S. government review will no longer have to worry about undergoing additional training or testing, education officials said Tuesday.


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