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Morning Announcements: November 4, 2010

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November 04, 2010 04:15 pm

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In Colorado, a new accountability system shows that two-thirds of the state’s schools are getting top grades, but 5 percent are in academic trouble, according to the Denver Post.

Some key teachers are leery of a new Louisiana law pushed by Gov. Bobby Jindal that will link the job status of about 52,000 public school teachers to how students fare in math, English and other courses, The Advocate reports.

According to The Richmond Times-Dispatch, the opening of schools and colleges pushed down the unemployment rate in the Richmond area in September, and other metro areas in Virginia also saw jobless rates dip.

In Texas some students are finding that not all colleges accept dual-credit hours earned in high school, the Dallas Morning News reports.

In Utah, the State Office of Education honored 10 schools Wednesday for shrinking achievement gaps between groups of students.

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