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Scholarly Investments New York Times
fund managers may be better known for eight-figure incomes with which
they scoop up the choicest Manhattan penthouses and Greenwich, Conn.,
waterfront estates. But they also dominate the boards of many of the
city's charters schools and support organizations

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Turning around Manual Arts High
LA Times
It's difficult keeping track of all the reformers circling
the Los Angeles Unified School District, vying to take charge of dozens
of schools the district plans to spin off this year.

Phila. School Leaders Faulted After Attacks on Asians EdWeek
Philadelphia Schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman said the district has formed a "Task Force for Racial and Cultural Harmony."

LA schools approve plan to cut 5,000 jobs
The Los Angeles school board has approved a budget plan that calls for more than 5,000 job cuts....

RI raises bar for new teachers JoanneJacobs
Currently, Rhode Island ranks among the lowest in the nation, alongside
Mississippi and Guam.

Average American Consumes 34 Gigabytes Daily
The researchers also calculated that, within
those 34 gigabytes, we see or hear (though not necessarily fully
process) about 100,000 words a day.

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