A look at the week's most thought-provoking education news from around the country:
More districts use income, not race, as basis for busing USA Today
Champaign, Ill.; Kalamazoo, Mich.; and Louisville have returned this
year to income-based assignments.
More report cards go online USA Today
Districts in Louisiana, Colorado, South Carolina and Texas are among those that have gone paperless since 2008.
In Richmond Rape, One Teen Did The Right Thing Jezebel
"I'm like 'We should call the cops because that's the right thing to do.' I didn't think about it twice."
Florida Officials Fail to Provide Quality Education, Suit Claims NYT
American Civil Liberties Union, citing low graduation rates, says
officials are violating a requirement in the Florida Constitution.
Anguish Over Calif. Teen Suicides Spurs Action AP
A fourth Palo Alto teen had died after stepping in front of a commuter train in less than six months.
The ACLU argues that Churubusco High School violated the
girls' free speech rights when it banned them from extracurricular
activities for a joke that didn't involve the school.
Race to the Top education grant propels reforms USA Today
distributed to each of the USA's schools, which educate an estimated 50
million students, it would equal only $87 more per student.
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