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Studies of Popular Reading Texts Don't Make Grade EdWeek
Open Court Reading and Reading Mastery failed to earn ratings from the What Works Clearinghouse because they do not have any studies that satisfy the agency’s rigorous evidence standards.

Now you can tell the teachers from the kids Las Vegas Sun
The School District’s newest teachers, who showed up for their orientation session Wednesday, looked quite different from those who attended in past years. This class was a little older, seemed more poised, even mature. Most were dressed professionally

Oly1A Homeschooling Win in California MSNBC
In a stunning reversal of its own ruling, a California court says it's O.K. for uncredentialed parents to homeschool their kids.

Texas kids who want to leave poor schools stuck in limbo Houston Chronicle
Parent advocates said the delay is unacceptable and effectively renders No Child Left Behind's

Policy myths cause a lot of government’s problems, and education Sacto Bee
Take just one of them—numerical goals, which were actually written into the  toughest sanctions meaningless. No Child Left Behind Act in the belief that they are an accepted business

Low-income subgroup holds back 23 schools Kannapolis Independent Tribune
Schools within Cabarrus County were more likely to miss No Child Left Behind requirements in 2007-08 as a result of test scores from...


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