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53 House Republicans Seek Removal of Obama Schools Official NYT
The administration has stood by Mr. Jennings, whom Education Secretary Arne Duncan has called “uniquely qualified for his job.” Mr. Jennings has expressed regret over one episode that has enraged his critics.
Chicago gives Fenger students option to transfer ABC7
"The day when the city of Chicago decides to divide schools by gang territory, that's a day when we have given up the city," said Daley last week.
Report Suggests Bloomberg’s School Promotion Policy Works NY Times
The RAND report, released Thursday, found that students who were kept in the fifth grade for an additional year showed significant improvement in standardized tests over the next three years compared with low-performing students before the policy went into effect.
Race, class — and new school map Seattle Times
The Seattle School District's transition to a neighborhood-based enrollment plan and away from a system of multiple choice raises issues raises issues for most constituencies.