AM News: DREAM Realities, Tax Credit Debate
Coalition Aims to Link Romney to Backers of Bloomberg’s Education Agenda NYT: The coalition of labor unions and liberal advocacy groups planned to highlight ties between supporters of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s education agenda and Mitt Romney.
For Undocumented Youth, New Policy Carries Risks NPR: The government began accepting applications Wednesday for "deferred action for childhood arrivals." The program allows qualified undocumented young people brought to the U.S. as children to study and work legally in the U.S. Many are applying, but the process is not without risk for some.
Tax Credit Scholarships Reignite Voucher Debate NPR: Several states have embraced a new way to fund school choice: tax credits that pay for scholarships to private schools. The scholarships are popular with school choice advocates, but even some supporters say the program may be open to abuse.
Using Video to Teach Washington Teachers NYT: The Washington school system has begun using videos of the best teachers to help other teachers navigate the evaluation process.