Some news items from other parts of the country that you might find interesting:
Ackerman wants control of inspector Philadelphia Inquirer
Arlene Ackerman has raised eyebrows by asserting that she wants control
over the Inspector General's Office, which investigates allegations of
fiscal impropriety and fraud in the Philadelphia School District.
HISD scores decline after update to national Stanford test Houston Chronicle
Thousands of Houston parents are finding out their children are more average than they may have thought.
The federal role in education policy, once a state and local matter, is likely to grow.
Winfrey acknowledged that she had made mistakes at
her school, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, but said
she was proud of the institution.
RI school district to end teacher "bumping" Boston Globe
schools are set to phase out so-called "bumping" by filling teaching
vacancies based on instructors' qualifications instead of their senior
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