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Big Power Couple Stories Of The Day

Abc_michelle_obama1_080618_mn 2 School Entrepreneurs Lead the Way NYT
Wendy Kopp and Richard Barth are a power couple in the world of education, emblematic of a new class of young social entrepreneurs seeking to reshape the United States’ educational landscape.

Yellow Buses Put Schools in the Red Wall Street Journal
School administrators nationwide are budgeting rising fuel costs for buses into the school year. But the price of running these vehicles has a direct impact beyond the bus, including cutbacks on ordering new textbooks.

Court Upholds ‘Highly Qualified’ Teacher Rules EdWeek
Alternative-route teachers-in-training can be deemed to hold that status under the No Child Left Behind Act.

Phila. taking back 6 privatized schools  Inquirer
In a blow to the Philadelphia School District's historic privatization experiment, the School Reform Commission voted yesterday to seize six schools from outside managers and warned them that they are in danger of losing 20 others if progress is not made.

He's admitted into 7 Ivy League schools MSNBC
The New York teenager, who couldn’t even speak English when he emigrated from Poland only five years ago, applied to seven Ivy League schools  and was accepted by all of them, along with 10 other top schools.


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