AM News: Duncan Spokesman Leaving for PR Firm
Press Secretary Daren Briscoe Leaving Education Department Politics K12: U.S. Department of Education spokesman-in-chief Daren Briscoe, who has helped manage the communications effort around No Child Left Behind Act waivers, will leave his post at the end of August to become a vice president for GMMB, a public relations and consulting firm in Washington.
City schools should cut $200M over 5 years, panel advises Columbus Dispatch: Columbus City Schools should cut or “slow the rate of growth” of its nonteaching operations by $200 million over the next five years, without reducing student safety or nutrition, a committee of Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman's Education Commission
Bankrupt in Philadelphia: Could This Happen to Your School District? TakePart: Conner also points out that what is happening in Philadelphia has already occurred in Chicago. “It is no coincidence that the Philadelphia School District is facing a plight similar to that of theChicago public schools, with mass school closing.