Youngsters head home from Oakland's Achieve Academy chart... Michael Macor / The Chronicle
Morning Roundup:From the San Francisco Chronicle: Segregation rife at charter schools
De facto segregation is alive and well in public schools in virtually every state, but is more common in charter schools--an education option increasingly endorsed in state and national reform efforts.
From The New York Times: Industry Lobbying Imperils Overhaul of Student Loans
An aggressive lobbying by large student lenders has imperiled a plan to end subsidies to private lenders.
From the Los Angeles Times: Proposed Hebrew-language school dealt a setback
Trustees in the William S. Hart Union High School District in Santa Clarita deadlocked on the proposed charter facility. Backers said they would appeal to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors.
From USA Today: Failure Rate for AP Tests ClimbingThe number of students taking Advanced Placement tests hit a record high last year, but the portion who fail the exams-particularly in the South-is rising as well.Image via Michael Macor at the Chronicle.
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