Morning News: Kindles, Start Dates, Mouth Tape, Sharpton
School chooses Kindle; are libraries for the history 'books'? USA Today
Library watchers say it could be the first school library, public or private, to forsake ink and paper in favor of e-books. It also represents the first time a school has placed its students' intellectual lives so fully into the hands of a few online publishers and makers of electronic devices.
School start date up in air Journal Gazette (IN)
Right now, the decision is left to individual districts, with many starting in early to mid-August. Schools say it’s necessary to meet the state’s 180-day instructional requirement.
Colo. school worker accused of taping boy's mouth AP
Police say 45-year-old administrator Jennifer Carter was being held Monday for investigation of child abuse and false imprisonment, both misdemeanors. A jail official said a bond amount had not yet been set.
Rev. Sharpton appears with Chicago parents AP
Sharpton appeared Monday at Altgeld Gardens public housing with parents of Fenger High School students. The parents have organized a two-day boycott of the high school because they say it isn't safe.
NCLB Suit Dismissal Stands as Appeals Court Deadlocks
The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals spent 10 months deliberating on the suit filed by NEA and nine school districts.