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Morning Roundup: From The New York Times: Expansion of A.P. Tests Also Brings More Failures A report from the College...


Morning Roundup:
From The New York Times: Expansion of A.P. Tests Also Brings More Failures
A report from the College Board indicates that high school students took 2.3 million Advanced Placement exams last year, passing 57 percent of them.
From The Daily Beast: Dirty Secrets of College Coaches
Can spending $40,000 on a private college coach get your kid into a dream school?
From The New York Times: Child Obesity Risks Death at Early Age, Study Finds
A rare study that tracked thousands of children through adulthood found the heaviest youngsters were more than twice as likely as the thinnest to die prematurely, before age 55, of illness or a self-inflicted injury.
From The New York Times: For Detained Youths, No Mental Health Overseer
New York State does not have a single full-time staff psychiatrist to oversee 800 youths detained in facilities.
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