AM News: Head Start Next for Cuts?
Head Start Fears Impact of Potential Budget Cuts NYT: Tens of thousands of young children from low-income families could be dropped from Head Start programs if Congress cannot find a way to prevent automatic cuts to the federal budget in 2013.
A Different Road To Work, Bypassing College Dreams NPR: With college costs rising and student debt mounting, some high school graduates in Charlotte, N.C., are opting for an alternative route: European-style apprenticeships.
NYC Plans to Address Distribution of Students With Special Needs NYT: New York City public school officials have told state education officials that they will work to balance the enrollment of pupils in city schools to ensure that children with high needs are not overly concentrated in a handful of institutions.
A Teacher Remembers the Accused Colorado Gunman EdWeek: Paul Karrer is a 5th grade teacher at Castroville Elementary School in north Monterey County, Calif. He is a union negotiator and was the League of United Latin American Citizens’ 2009 teacher of the year for north Monterey County.
LAUSD tries to move away from 'one-size-fits-all' approach to teaching SCPR: Bonkovsky says the model called “Expanded School Based Management” allows the most freedom from district policies. That means schools will be able to design their own assessment systems and choose their own curricula.