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Afternoon Announcements: Obama’s “Promise Zones”

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January 10, 2014 04:30 pm

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President Obama named five “promise zones,” or cities across the US that will receive aid in navigating federal red tape and expanding economic development. These cities may also receive a leg-up in Department of Education grant competitions. Politics K-12

Fairfax, Virginia Schools Superintendent Karen Garza unveiled a budget that is sure to leave educators and parents disgruntled. It would increase class sizes and cut up to $96 million. The Washington Post

Education Week‘s annual “Quality Counts” report placed Mississippi dead last among states and Washington, DC in K-12 student achievement. Hattiesburg American.com

Oklahoma also ranks below average in the Quality Counts report, even though its academic standards are among the best in the country. The Oklahoman

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Mississippi, Oklahoma, Virginia

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