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NEWS: Big Stories Of The Day (Pt. 2)

Partnership with charter school reaps rewards for Central Falls school Providence Journal
The superintendent of Central Falls’ schools, Frances Gallo, is nothing if not a fierce crusader for kids.

Fairfax School Board Votes Against Time Change Washington Post
The Fairfax County School Board late last night killed a plan to rearrange bus routes and school start times to give high school students an extra hour of sleep.

Chicago Deals With a Rise in Student Deaths USNews
Chicago Public School Chief Executive Officer Ron Huberman, a former police officer who took over for Arne Duncan earlier this year after Duncan became ...

Career-change teachers’ significance, quantity up AJC
One of the only benefits of living in such tough economic times now is that you have folks getting laid off and looking for work,” said Arne Duncan, President Barack Obama’s education secretary.

At a Prep School, the Gloves Are Off NYT
A complaint from an ex-student of a high-profile all-girls boarding school offers a tantalizing window into a world that has been glamorized and vilified by everything from “The Official Preppy Handbook” to “Gossip Girl."

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