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AM News: Looming K-12 Federal Education Cuts


Panel's Failure Means Education Cuts in '13 NYT:  Student financial aid programs — including Pell Grants — will find their current funding levels in jeopardy unless government officials reach consensus on an alternate approach.

School Districts Fear Slashed Budgets After Supercommittee Fails Politics K-12: Education advocates and local school officials are nervously eyeing a series of draconian cuts set to hit just about every federal program next year—including Title I, special education, and money for teacher quality—now that a bipartisan panel tasked with making recommendations for trimming the nation's deficit has failed to reach agreement.

20 students accused in college-exam scandal in NY AP: At least 20 current or former high school students from an affluent New York suburb of high achievers have been charged in a widening college entrance exam cheating scandal that has raised questions not only about test security but about the pressures to score well.

Gingrich: Changing Child Labor Laws Would Improve Schools Politics K-12: Gingrich said that society is "crippling [disdvantaged kids] by putting them in schools that fail. [This] has done more to create income inequality in the United States than any other single policy." His solution: Overhaul child labor laws which are "truly stupid."

Gingrich would teach online course if elected USA Today: Newt Gingrich told a college audience that he'd like to teach an online course if he's elected president, plus tweet from the White House.


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