Morning Round-up October 24, 2006

State Chiefs Offer Views on NCLB Ed Week
State officials want more money to carry out No Child Left Behind and Council of Chief State School Officers said member should be able to measure individual students' academic growth and they should be able to use a variety of tests.

Voucher groups seek to oust opponents Stateline
Before Utah’s June 27 primary election, a group advocating school choice – using public money to pay for private school tuition – drew up a hit list of at least 11 lawmakers they wanted to oust.

In Quest for Speed, Books Are Lost on Children WaPo
The problem is that speed isn't the only element to fluency, educators said. Key elements are also accuracy and expressiveness.

A paradigm shift for school software? eSchool News
Now, many students and teachers are using web-based software programs that are accessible over the internet and hosted by the application provider.


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