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As a Candidate, Kennedy Is Forceful but Remains Elusive NYT
... if appointed, she hoped to be particularly involved in the debate over the reauthorization of the federal legislation known as No Child Left Behind.
School Groups Hope K-12 Gets Share of Stimulus EdWeek
Education groups are hoping for a major infusion of cash from any economic stimulus package, to help put financially struggling school districts on firmer fiscal footing.
Researchers Hope Obama Team Will Reinvigorate Role of Science Adviser PBS
Scientists and scientific organizations hailed President-elect Barack Obama's choice of top science advisers as a "dream team" this week.
Ohio schools keep cafeterias open for holidays AP
A school district in Ohio says the economy is so tight it has kept its cafeterias open during Christmas break to provide hot lunches for needy students....