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Usweekly062508Schools for teachers flunk at math MSNBC
Elementary-school teachers are poorly prepared by education schools to teach math, finds a study being released Thursday by the National Council on Teacher Quality.

Study: Teachers not being taught math properly AP
Elementary-school teachers are poorly prepared by education schools to teach math, finds a study being released Thursday by the National Council on Teacher Quality.

Taking Lessons, and Confidence, From the Water NYT
A New York City school is trying to raise academic achievement and confidence by having students learn about and navigate the harbor that surrounds the city.

Laptops for Kids in Small Towns May Not Be Panacea NPR
One Laptop per Child may have been thinking of the developing world, but cities such as Immokalee, Fla., feel its kids would benefit, too. But it's unclear how much the laptops can bridge the achievement gap for the kids of migrant workers.

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