AM News: State Board Seats Also Part Of Campagin 2010
Accreditation at risk for Atlanta Public Schools AJC: City schools Superintendent Beverly Hall, who talked with Elgart by phone Wednesday morning, publicly called on the board to get its act together. Parents, too, expressed outrage... New Federal Rules Set on Career Colleges NYT: After receiving 90,000 public comments, the Department of Education will require program-integrity changes at for-profit colleges... Baltimore Tentative Contract, Take Two EdWeek: There appear not to be many substantial changes to the contract, merely the addition of some clarifying language, the source told me. We'll know for sure when the BTU and the district make the second tentative agreement public... State Boards of Education Seats Up for Grabs EdWeek: Those states include the perennial socio-cultural battleground, Texas, as well as Alabama, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, and Utah... Foundations Not Doing Enough For Vulnerable Children AP: A philanthropic watchdog group is hoping to light a fire under charitable foundations that support education by releasing a report Wednesday that points out how few of them focus enough attention on helping the most needy students.