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AM News: California Districts Seek Own NCLB Waivers

Districts preparing their own request for NCLB waiver EdSource Today: Duncan hasn’t yet agreed to consider district waivers in states that either didn’t apply for them or had their applications turned down, and CORE hasn’t yet formally asked Brown for his blessing, which would considerably help their case. 

Call for Nominations: Know a Creative Science or Math Teacher? PBS NewsHour: NewsHour is launching a new series highlighting science and math teachers, kindergarten through high school, across the county who are using innovative teaching methods in the classroom. Each month, we'll publish an original video feature of a teacher who uses creativity in the classroom in order to inspire their students.

Scientology Almost Made It Into No Child Left Behind? Ed Tonight Huffington Post: Reports Vulture: Tom Cruise "tried to convince President George W. Bush's Secretary of Education Rod Paige to include Hubbard's 'study tech' educational methods into No Child Left Behind."

Ohio teacher claims discrimination over fear of kids USA Today:  Lawsuit says woman forced to resign because she can't teach young children.

Parents plan protest of Deasy's plans for Crenshaw High School KPCC: After months of uncertainty, the future of Crenshaw High School will likely be decided at Tuesday's  monthly L.A. Unified school board meeting. 



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