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Morning Announcements: November 17, 2010

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November 17, 2010 04:34 pm


Morning_Announcements3Groups such as the American Association of School Administrators and the National School Boards Association are eyeing regulatory relief under No Child Left Behind, Education Week reports.

The Grand Rapids editorial Board calls for teacher unions to work with the Michigan Legislature to reform teacher tenure laws.

The Detroit News editorial board argues that Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb’s plan to have the state make $400 million in tobacco settlement payments available to Detroit and the other troubled school districts is not the answer.

In New Hampshire, a special legislative committee voted on Monday to divide between schools and the state $41 million in emergency federal funding intended to protect teachers’ jobs, according to the Associated Press.

The Providence Journal reports that graduating seniors in Rhode Island may get one of three different high school graduation diplomas, based on their proficiency in standardized math and English tests.


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