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Morning Announcements: March 30, 2011

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March 30, 2011 03:38 pm

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On Monday, President Barack Obama said that students should take fewer standardized tests and school performance should be measured in other ways than just exam results. Read more in an Associated Press story.

Education Week reports on the recent International Summit on the Teaching Profession and how education leaders from across the nation gathered to share ideas on improving teaching.

The New York Times reports that amid layoffs, some NYC officials are questioning a spending increase on school technology.

In Kentucky, Superintendent Sheldon Berman maintains that tying teacher evaluations to student performance is no quick fix for failing schools, according to the Courier Journal.

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