Morning Round-up September 1, 2006

Education Dept. Shared Student Data With FBI NYT
The federal Education Department shared personal information on hundereds of student loan applicants with the Federal Bureau of Investigation across a five-year period that began after the September 11 terror attacks.

Teachers halt picket lines for Labor Day holiday Detroit Free Press (via Jimmy K)
After four days of court-ordered negotiations, picket signs are stowed, but Detroit Public Schools and its teachers union appear no closer to a deal that would put teachers back in classrooms in time for Tuesday's school start.

Education chief spotlights early literacy ProJo
U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings came to Providence yesterday to deliver almost $7 million to a local organization that helps childcare workers prepare preschoolers to read and write.


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