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Hard Lessons Follow Rocky Start For Chicago Teacher NPR: Tyrese Graham is a second-year science teacher at John Marshall Metropolitan High School on the West Side of Chicago. When he started teaching, Marshall was among the worst public schools in the city.
Jackson, Miss., schools to no longer handcuff students USA Today: Public schools in Jackson, Miss., will no longer handcuff students and will train staff on better methods of discipline.
NYC teachers bouncing off the walls in mini-rubber rooms all over the city NY Post: The “rubber rooms” have bounced back. They’re just smaller and scattered now.
Lack of sites delays Camden school openings Philadelphia Inquirer: At least three Camden charter schools won't be opening in the fall because they can't find a location.
Inspiring: Undocumented Immigrants Find Paths To College, Careers AP via HuffPost: Going to college seemed inconceivable when Adriana Sanchez, the 12-year-old daughter of farm workers, was brought from Mexico to Central California and the family overstayed their visas.
Ugly budget options for Philly schools Inquirer: This fall, "we can always open the doors, but the issue is what you're going to find inside," a spokesman said.
A National First: Gay Military Students Graduating Openly AP via HuffPost: Gay students at America's military service academies are wrapping up the first year when they no longer had to hide their sexual orientation, benefiting from the end of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that used to bar them from seemingly ordinary activities like taking their partners openly to graduation events.