Big Stories Of The Day
For Want of a Proofreader, or at Least a Good One, a Reading Exam Is Lost NYT
In an episode that has embarrassed the Department of Education, thousands of flawed testing booklets forced the invalidation of United States reading scores on an international exam. PLUS: U.S. Testing Poised to Be Scaled Back
D.C. Schools Chief Rhee Faces High Expectations for System Reform PBS
As part of a series of reports on how educators are attempting to reform urban schools, education correspondent John Merrow provides an update on the efforts of Washington D.C. school chancellor Michelle Rhee to turn around the city's troubled school system.
Town to vote on online harassment after girl's myspace suicide USA Today
The tragedy of Megan Meier will take another twist tonight when officials in her home town vote on whether to make online ...