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Morning Announcements: April 29, 2011

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April 29, 2011 03:49 pm


Education Week covers a new Center on Education Policy report finding that the proportion of schools failing to make adequate yearly progress under No Child Left Behind last year rose to 38%, as the 2014 deadline for getting all students “proficient” in reading and math approaches.  Ed Week also reports on a study finding that U.S. students typically encounter an easier math curriculum than those in many other nations, with wide differences also seen across states and school districts.  And one more story from Ed Week on proposed changes to federal privacy rules likely to take effect this summer that would offer first-time guidance on managing student privacy in using longitudinal education data just as states and districts put the finishing touches on federally mandated data systems. 

The Christian Science Monitor asks what should happen to a homeless child enrolled in the wrong school?

Gov. Rick Perry is calling for Texas universities to develop a four-year baccalaureate degree that costs no more than $10,000, according to Inside Higher Ed.


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