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Morning Roundup: From the Los Angeles Times: More Latino students are going away to college Many find it difficult to break...


Morning Roundup:

From the Los Angeles Times: More Latino students are going away to college
Many find it difficult to break from cultural traditions, but they and their families can see benefits.

From The New York Times: Expecting a Surge in U.S. Medical Schools
Seeking to address an imbalance in U.S. medicine, nearly two dozen medical schools have opened or are set to open.

From The Washington Post: Amid snow days, teaching goes online
With the record snowfall, classrooms across the Washington area have been deserted for more than a week. But some teachers have moved their lessons onto the Internet and pressed on-and they've been pleasantly surprised by the results.

From the Associated Press: Outlook grim for cash-strapped schools
The nation's public schools are falling under severe financial stress as states slash education spending and drain federal stimulus money that staved off deep classroom cuts and widespread job losses.

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: Accused Alabama Shooter Was a Bright Scientist With Career Ups and Downs
Amy Bishop, the Alabama biologist accused of shooting six of her colleagues, three of them fatally, in a faculty meeting last week, has spent her career studying mechanisms that lead to the degeneration of neural tissues. But interviews with her colleagues and reports in the news media suggest that Ms. Bishop has also had a long history of strife.

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