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AM News: Implicated ATL Teachers Not All Leaving

News2 41 Educators In Atlanta Cheating Scandal Quit AP/Huffington Post: Now, Atlanta officials are deciding what to do with the remaining 137.

School Dropout Rates Adds To Fiscal Burden NPR:  At a time when federal and state budgets are tight, dropouts costs taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars in lost revenue, health care, welfare and incarceration costs.

Holder says Texas suspensions a “wake-up call” Yahoo!:  "Maintaining safe and supportive school climates is absolutely critical, and we are concerned about the rising rates and disparities [...] 

Was the $5 Billion Worth It? WSJ:  A decade into his record-breaking education philanthropy, Bill Gates talks teachers, charters—and regrets. Via GS

Web restrictions draw ire of some educators USAT: Connecticut librarian plans "Banned Sites Day" to draw attention to Internet restrictions in schools.

Change in Rating Formula Creates Anxiety in Schools Texas Tribune: The annual accountability ratings for Texas’ school districts are coming out soon, but a change in the ratings formula will surely cause grief in numerous districts.

High turnover reported among charter school teachers LAT: Around 50% of teachers in charter middle and high schools left their jobs each year over a six-year period studied by UC Berkeley researchers, who released their findings last week. 



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