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Morning Announcements: November 23, 2010

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November 23, 2010 03:38 pm

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Morning_Announcements4 (1)According to Washington Post education columnist Valerie Strauss, “Things aren’t going well at Central Falls High, the Rhode Island school that became famous early this year when all of the teachers were fired and President Obama praised the “accountability” move.”

Twenty-one New York school districts have pooled their share of federal Race to the Top money to form a regional consortium aimed at raising student achievement, the Times Union reports.

State lawmakers will have final say in whether Idaho scraps a requirement that high school students pass standardized tests in science before they graduate, the Idaho Statesman reports.

The New York Times continues to chronicle the appointment process of Cathleen Black for New York City school chancellor.

A report says higher salaries have made a difference in recruiting and retaining new teachers in Wyoming but didn’t have an effect on teacher quality.

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