Today’s Roundup of Stories– March 21, 2012

Proposals to Remake Education System Hit Louisiana Legislature Louisiana lawmakers have introduced legislation to remake the state’s education system, in sync with Gov. Bobby Jindal’s proposals earlier this year, and the Senate education committee chairman said he...

Today’s Roundup of Stories– March 20, 2012

Center for Education Reform Newswire March 20, 2012 A weekly report on education news and commentary you won’t find anywhere else, spiced with a dash of irreverence, from the nation’s leading voice in school reform. Education’s Missing Apple: The Free...

Today’s Roundup of Stories– March 19, 2012

Santa Rosa kids spurn neighborhood campuses More than 20 percent of elementary and middle-school students in Santa Rosa don’t attend their neighborhood school as parents shop campuses, examine test scores and debate choices. “A lot of parents are just moving out...

Today’s Roundup of Stories– March 16, 2012

America’s Education Problem w/Graphs Unfortunately, one major stumbling block to producing these kinds of cosmopolitan, creative leaders — the leaders we need to compete in the world — is our public education system. Seattle showdown: Union-funded board members...

Today’s Roundup of Stories– March 15, 2012

Home schooling: Why more black US families are trying it The number of inner-city parents choosing to educate their children at home, for educational rather than religious reasons, has been growing for a while, but until recently few black families were thought to be...

Today’s Roundup of Stories– March 14, 2012

Education Savings Account Expansion Will Help Hispanic Students HB 2626 expands Arizona’s education savings account program to students in failing schools (along with children in military families and academically gifted students). Louisiana Teachers Cancel Class to...

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