\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nMorning Roundup:\r\n\r\nFrom The New York Times: Administration Outlines Proposed Changes to ‘No Child' Law\r\nThe Obama...
The Obama administration said on Monday that it would ask Congress to raise education spending by about $3.5 billion, a 7.5 percent increase, for the 2011 fiscal year, even as it sought to limit other categories of domestic spending.From the Los Angeles Times: Abstinence-only classes may be effective for young teens
A new study shows for the first time that a sex education class emphasizing abstinence only-ignoring moral implications of sexual activity-can reduce sexual activity by nearly a third in 12- and 13-year-olds compared with students who received no sex education.From the Los Angeles Times: At a Haiti school's reopening, a lesson in sharing
Most schools in Port-au-Prince are eyeing a March restart, at least those that can find a safe place to hold classes. An estimated 70% to 80% of the schools in the capital were damaged or destroyed, and no one is yet sure whether the rest are safe to enter.Photo via Carolyn Cole at the Los Angeles Times.