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Education: Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup:\r\n\r\nFrom NPR:  Unions fight for school control\r\nThe city of Los Angeles plans on turning 36 schools over to...


Morning Roundup:


From NPR: Unions fight for school control
The city of Los Angeles plans on turning 36 schools over to outside groups like charters and nonprofits. But many of those groups don't want to work with teachers unions, which means thousands of jobs and bargaining power could be at stake.

From The New York Times: Two Chinese Schools Said to Be Tied to Online Attacks
Experts in the U.S. traced attacks on Google and other corporations to computers at two schools in China, including one with ties to the Chinese military.

From The Daily Beast: The New Child-Testing Craze
Alternatives to IQ tests are suddenly all the rage. But they're even worse at predicting kids' futures.

From The New York Times: Pennsylvania: Schools Accused of Spying
A suburban Philadelphia school district used school-issued laptop Webcams to spy on students at home, a family claims in a federal lawsuit.

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