AM News: Obama Moves On Immigration, Lags On Dropouts
Obama's Immigration Decision Has Impact at College Level HuffPostEdu: Obama’s historic announcement on Friday has far-reaching implications for upwards of 800,000 undocumented immigrants, but what does it mean for college students specifically?
Obama Proposal To Raise School Dropout Age Fall Flat AP: At least 13 states considered legislation this year to raise the age, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures, although the bills weren't necessarily introduced in response to Obama.
Senate Appropriations Committee Adds School Improvement Option Politics K-12: The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill June 14 that would make some big changes to the $533 School Improvement Grant program.
Ohio Lawmakers Appear to Reach Deal Related to NCLB Waiver StateEdWatch: Ohio was told by the department that if it did not implement a new school accountability system as part of its waiver agreement, that waiver would be revoked for the 2013-14 school year.
Integrating a School, One Student at a Time NYT: Brooklyn--Magnet schools were once the federal government’s favored mechanism to increase diversity and prevent “white flight.” The idea was to create a themed curriculum that attracted children from outside a school’s immediate neighborhood to reduce the isolation of one minority group.
Anti-Bullying Case: Students Ordered To Hit 6-Year-Old, Police Say NPR: A kindergarten teacher who allegedly forced students to strike a boy accused of being a bully will lose her job, according to the suburban San Antonio school district where officials say the actions took place. According to reports, as many as 24 students were ordered to strike the boy.
Michelle Obama Shares Personal Struggles During Commencement Speech AP: Obama also advised graduates to keep in close touch with the family and friends who are important to them, saying she never missed a chance to tell her father she loved him before he died from complications of multiple sclerosis. US News: Bill Clinton speaks at nephew's Calif. graduation