school students from all over the area were ready and willing to take
tests for hours in the 2008 CPS Academic Decathlon. Teams were
representing their schools as "test takers" in a competition unlike any
The record recall Sunday of 143 million pounds of ground beef
illustrates a key gap that remains despite recent federal efforts to
bolster food safety: The quality of government inspections continues to
vary, food safety experts say.
largest beef recall in U.S. history has sent school districts
scrambling to clean out their freezers and shake up their menus.
Melissa block talks with Marsha Metzger, nutrition director for the
Fort Wayne Community School District.
Parents Rise Up Against A New Approach to Math Washington Post
Prince William and elsewhere in the country, a math textbook series
["Investigations in Number, Data, and Space," a Pearson School series]
has fomented upheaval among some parents and teachers who say its
methods are convoluted and fail to help children master basic math
skills and facts.
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