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NCLB 1.5 - Policy, Politics (And A Little 3-Card Monte) Charlie Barone
Wherein the Secretary steps into the policymaking vacuum. And New York Times reporter Sam Dillon gets spun like a top once again.
Student Wins Injunction to Wear 'Be Happy, Not Gay' T-shirt at School Mark Walsh
A federal appeals court has ordered that an Illinois student be allowed to wear a T-shirt that says "Be Happy, Not Gay" to protest the annual Day of Silence in support of gay students.
This Wired Magazine article sheds some light, however obliquely, on why it’s so difficult to replicate successful school models in different places.
Board bans sale of bottled water at its schools Detension Slip
First, they want to begin educating students about how unhealthy water is for you. Second, recylcing plastic bottles has become such a pain in the neck for them, that the only solution is encouraging kids to cup their hands under the faucets if they are thirsty.