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Big Study Links Good Teachers to Lasting Gain NYT: Effects on students’ lives beyond academics, in areas as varied as teenage-pregnancy and adult earnings, are cited.
House to Release Teacher, Accountability Bills This Week Politics K12: The House education committee will put out draft bills this week that address the issues at the heart of the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act—teacher quality and accountability, Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., said this morning on Bill Bennett's radio show "Morning in America." ALSO: CCSSO to Congress, Obama: Write a Bipartisan NCLB Bill
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Hundreds Of Students Caught Cheating At 'Exemplary' School HuffPost: Hundreds of high school seniors in Texas were caught cheating on their final exams last month. Now, officials at the southeast Houston Clear Creek Independent School District are investigating how around 200 students at Clear Lake High School acquired test answers before the exam in December.
Phila. School District eliminates position of liaison to those suffering loss Inquirer via Philly.com: The Philadelphia School District's "guardian angel," Victoria Yancey, who held counseling workshops for district employees, lost her job and joined thousands already laid off.
Howard school superintendent unveils proposed budget Baltimore Sun: $697 million proposal adds new positions to address growing enrollment
Playtime for preschoolers essential, study says CNN: Preschoolers in child care centers aren't spending enough time playing outdoors and just being kids, according to a new study published in this week's Pediatrics journal.
New Study Likely to Roil Teacher Value Debate NYT: A new, large national study finds that teachers who help raise their students' test scores have a lasting impact on their lives, including increasing their earnings, lowering their chances of a teenage pregnancy and improving their likelihood of enrolling in college.