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Duncan Faces Political Battle Over Education Reform ABC News
fall, Duncan, former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Rev. Al
Sharpton will embark on a five-city tour to raise awareness of the
achievement gap.

For Md. Teacher, First Year Has Been a Learning Experience Washington Post
the last day of Paul Murdock's first year as a teacher, he stood before
his two dozen fifth-graders at Langley Park-McCormick Elementary School
and opened the June box.

NCLB Found to Raise Scores Across Spectrum EdWeek
for "advanced" and "basic" students rose in nearly three-fourths of
tests studied, almost as much as those labeled "proficient."

Charter Schools Might Not Be Better
US News
Research suggests that most charter students would do just as well in a traditional public school.

Cleveland Using Stimulus Aid for Teachers Close to Retiring EdWeek
Cleveland school district plans to use federal economic-stimulus money
to pay the salaries of 200 veteran teachers until they retire in two

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