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Morning Announcements: June 22, 2011

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June 22, 2011 04:34 pm


After months of feuding and failed negotiations, lawmakers and governors in several states remain deadlocked on how to close budget shortfalls and pay for education and other services, according to Education Week.

According to the New York Times, of the 70 New York City high schools that earned an “A” under the education department’s school assessment system and have at least one-third of graduates attending a City University of New York college, 46 posted remediation rates above 50%.

In his blog “School of Thought” Andy Rotherman asks, “Is it finally the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind?”

Education Week also reports that teacher training programs would be held accountable for producing educators who demonstrate the ability to boost student achievement.

The Missoulian editorial board writes that the latest numbers are in, and they hold some encouraging signs regarding dropout rates in Montana.


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