Morning Round-up July 11, 2006

U.S. Says Language Exam Does Not Comply With Law NYT
The federal Department of Education has found that New York State's methods for testing the annual progress of disabled students and students with limited English proficiency do not comply with the No Child Left Behind law and that the state must correct the problems within a year or risk losing $1.2 million in federal school aid.

State told SAT would fail No Child test, official says
Portland Press Herald
The state education department now stands to lose as much as $500,000 if it refuses to comply with the federal government. Instead, the money would go directly to the school districts.

Charter operator may get own say LA Daily News
Now the founder of the successful Green Dot Public Schools is on the verge of a major breakthrough that could make him the king of Los Angeles charter schools.


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