Morning Round-up June 5, 2006

The Next Niche: School Bus Ads Washington Post
BusRadio, a start-up company in Massachusetts, wants to pipe into school buses around the country a private radio network that plays music, public service announcements, contests and of course, ads.

In Gilded Age of Home Schooling, Students Have Private Teachers NYT
In what is an elite tweak on home schooling - and a throwback to the gilded days of education by governess or tutor - growing numbers of families are choosing the ultimate in private school: hiring teachers to educate their children in their homes.

Pre-K success depends on teachers CSM
Universal preschool would work better if teachers had adequate pay and proper training.

New Jersey 13-year-old wins national spelling bee, first girl since 1999 USA TODAY
Katherine Close, a 13-year old New Jersey girl making her fifth and final appearance at the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, aced "ursprache" to claim the title.


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