Morning Round-up July 5, 2006

'Academic Redshirting' Is Getting a Mixed Report Card LA Times
As often happens with education techinques, redshirting appears to help some, harm others or have no effect at all.

Maine ranks low on No Child Left Behind Portsmouth Herald
The federal government announced last week that Maine is out of compliance with No Child Left Behind, and threatens to withhold funding if the state doesn't prove its tests are adequate.

Disabled girl wins round on ed funds
New York Daily News
A family whose quest for special education services was championed a decade ago by President Bill Clinton has taken their latest battle to the federal courts, where a judge gave them a temporary reprieve.


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