NEWS: Big Stories Of The Day
But They Did Not Seat the Deputy Washington Post
The Cabinet agencies filling up fastest so far, counting holdovers, are the Justice Department, with 29 percent of its openings filled; Agriculture, at 25 percent; the Pentagon, with 21 percent; and the State Department, coming in at just under 19 percent, according to the NYU data.
Ads Aim to Build Political Support EdWeek
An advocacy group for children and youths has mounted a media effort aimed at federal lawmakers from four states, urging them to vote for President Barack Obama’s proposed 2010 budget because of the increased funding it would provide for early-childhood programs.
School strip-search arguments vex justices MSNBC
The Supreme Court seemed worried Tuesday about tying the hands of school officials looking for drugs and weapons as they wrestled with the appropriateness of a strip-search of a teen.
Stimulus money puts teachers in layoff limbo CSM
Funds trickle out, leaving many state and local education budgets in flux.
International Exams Yield Less-Than-Clear Lessons EdWeek
Differences in demographics, policies, and cultural norms among nations make it difficult to judge the value of the tests.
Help: My Teacher Is a Robot. Really
A robot substitute "teaches" in a Tokyo elementary school.