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Morning Announcements: October 25, 2010

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October 25, 2010 04:02 pm

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MorningKansas and New Mexico are the latest states to adopt the common core state standards, bringing the total count to 40 states including Washington, DC.

According to Education Week, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council have approved plans to merge into a single organization.

The Montgomery Advertiser takes a look at the high school dropout problem in Alabama in a story and an editorial.

The Daily Press (California) covers community college attrition rates, America’s international standing in education, and solutions that could boost the global competitiveness of American students.

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that homeless students are on the rise throughout Washington.

Pennsylvania has scaled back a program that pays the tuition of 11th- and 12th-graders to earn college credits, shifting some of the burden to parents to pay out-of-pocket for their children to take such classes, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune.

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