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AM News: Illinois Questioning "Race" Ratings

News imageConn. teacher union to unveil reform planAP via Boston.com: Connecticut's largest teachers' union is planning to release proposed education reforms that it says will help boost student achievement.

Asking for help isn't easy for some students Chicago Tribune: Kids from working-class families less likely to ask questions in class than middle-class counterparts, study finds.

The Appraisal: A Class Where Hope Hangs On NYT: In a market in which prices are down, sales are sluggish and mortgages are difficult to acquire, students still sign up for the 75-hour course required by the state to become a real estate sales representative.

William Carey, donated millions to education, dies AP: William Polk Carey, an entrepreneur who founded a New York-based investment management firm bearing his name and donated millions of dollars to help found business schools at universities in Maryland and Arizona, has died at 81, his firm said Monday.

Race to the Top Results ‘Baffling’ CNC:  Some say Illinois was a victim of evaluation inconsistencies, and they point to the drastically different scores the state received for similar proposals in the first two rounds as evidence.



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