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Paul Ryan Tears Up at High School Send-off ABC: Paul Ryan had an emotional homecoming Monday at a rally meant to send him off to the Republican National Convention in Tampa. He hopped on the stage, after an introduction by his older brother Tobin, saying, “Hello Janesville it’s good to be.
Obama vs. Romney 101: 5 differences on education Christian Science Monitor: President Obama has used back-to-school season to make the case that his education funding and policy initiatives are saving teachers' jobs, turning around failing public schools, and helping cash-strapped college students. Mitt Romney counters that Mr.
Convention Keynoter Christie Has a Flashy K-12 Record PK12: Tonight, when the GOP convention goes full throttle, the keynote speaker will be New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has a national reputation as a union-arm-twisting, voucher-loving, turnaround-supporting, education-budget-trimming chief executive. That doesn't mean, of course, that he'll utter a word about education at a convention dominated by the economy. But if he does, he'd have plenty to draw on.
Online University For All Balances Big Goals, Expensive Realities NPR: The University of the People says it's the "world's first, tuition-free, online university," designed for poor students who would otherwise lack access to higher education. The institution has 1,300 students in 129 countries, but it's also struggling to maintain its "free" mission.
Md. teen charged with attempted 1st-degree murder AP: Authorities say a 15-year-boy has been charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder in a shooting at a Baltimore County High School....
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