Morning Round-up September 14, 2006

More Time Given for Grading Schools NYT
The Education Department gave states final permission Wednesday to leave out the test scores of newly enrolled pupils who speak limited English when grading schools to give those students extra time to work when grading schools.

Advanced Placement Isn't the Only Road to College Success
Smart students don't need AP courses to succeed in college, but they might be better off with real life work and social skills.

Laptops raise stakes for student safety Philly Inquirer
(from Jimmy K)
Students are told to give up the laptop if threatened and the laptops have a phone home feature that tells law enforcement where to find it.


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