News: Spying, Coaching, Cheating
Pennsylvania: Schools Accused of Spying AP: A suburban Philadelphia school district used school-issued laptop Webcams to spy on students at home, a family claims in a federal lawsuit.
St. Paul schools rev up for test season Star Tribune: The district initiative calls for about 55 of its "coaches" to focus specifically on helping targeted students in targeted schools to perform better on the exams.
U.S. education chief praises Georgia inquiry AJC: The state school board ordered local officials to investigate 191 schools with the most classrooms exhibiting suspicious erasures.
L.A. Unified head quits board of Scholastic Inc. LA Times: Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines resigned Thursday from the board of Scholastic Inc. after increased scrutiny of his relationship with the school-district vendor that paid him compensation worth more than $150,000 last year.