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NEWS: Big Stories Of The Day

Chicago School Reform Could Be a U.S. Model Washington Post
With a 408,000-student system, smaller than only New York's and Los Angeles's public schools, Chicago has become a laboratory for reform in Duncan's seven-year tenure.

It's the law: Schools gain a tool to halt online cruelty Sacto Bee
The cyberbullying legislation was backed by the California Teachers Association and California PTA, the Anti- Defamation League, the American Electronics ...

Maine Schools Move to Use Same Test as R.I. AP
The transition to the New England Common Assessment Program starts in the new year.

More Strapped Families Relying on School Cafeterias US News
The rise in students using free and reduced lunch programs puts pressure on district budgets.

Hands-On Kids' Museums Make Learning Fun NPR
Immersion and interaction are the name of the game at children's museums around the country. NPR's Neda Ulaby visited WaterWays in San Jose and the Dinosphere in Indianapolis to see the next generation of kids' museums firsthand.

Matamoros: High school principal suspends fifteen students who had plucked eyebrowsThe students, who were suspended during finals week and three days before the holiday vacations, ranged from thirteen to fifteen years of age.


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