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Morning Announcements: September 8, 2010

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September 08, 2010 03:32 pm


Morning_AnnouncementsIn an op-ed in the Providence Journal, Massachusetts secretary of education Paul Reville writes, “By adopting the Common Core, we’ve set a clearer, higher target for educational success. Now it’s time to see that all our children reach it.”

The Governor of Michigan would like lawmakers to require the school year to last more than 180 days.

The Columbus Dispatch editorial board asks “How can overall better performance go along with fewer kids graduating?” takes a look at how states are grappling with a provision in the fine print of the Education Jobs Fund bill.

The New York Times profiles a teacher-led schools around the country.

Inside Higher Ed looks at why rural community colleges have done significantly better than their urban and suburban counterparts in the percentage increase of associate degrees awarded to women and minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.

The New York Times magazine asks, “When Does Holding Teachers Accountable Go Too Far?”

The Washington Post writes about how D.C. schools might be affected if Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee decides to move on.

More than half of Hawaii’s public school teachers leave within five years of being hired, according to the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.


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