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AM News: Districts Cutting Summer School

ScreenHunter_32 May. 07 01.15 Colorado education law may mark a national shift LA Times:  A landmark Colorado law that ties teacher evaluations to the progress of their students on achievement tests could help build momentum for a national movement that seeks to overhaul how instructors' tenure and pay is earned, education leaders say...  Cash-strapped districts cutting summer school AP:  Amber Bramble had to scramble to arrange summer plans for her 5- and 7-year-old daughters after their suburban Kansas City school district gutted its summer school program this spring...Educators push a college alternative NYT:  What’s the key to success in the United States? Short of becoming a reality-TV star, the answer is rote and, some would argue, rather knee-jerk: Earn a college degree... RI to submit new bid for federal education money Boston Globe:  Rhode Island's getting ready to submit another application in the Race to the Top competition for federal education funding... Texas board approves social studies standards that perceived liberal bias Washington Post:  The Texas state school board gave final approval Friday to controversial social studies standards that minimize the separation of church and state and say that America is not a democracy but a "constitutional republic.".. Studied: Studies Show Bullies Want Friends, Too NYT:  Bullies are “looking for attention and affection from their own peer group,” a recent report says.

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