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Morning Roundup: From The Wall Street Journal: Schools' New Math: The Four-Day Week A small but growing number of school...


Morning Roundup:


From The Wall Street Journal: Schools' New Math: The Four-Day Week
A small but growing number of school districts across the country are moving to a four-day week, in a shift they hope will help close gaping budget holes and stave off teacher layoffs, but that critics fear could hurt students' education.

From the Boston Globe: Chronicles of the Great Books
The startup C.S. Lewis College plans to teach an idiosyncratic curriculum in Massachusetts.

From The New York Times: Job Market Stabilizes for Business Students
Unemployment and public anger over bailouts remain high, but aspiring bankers find they can now get a foot in the door.

From The Washington Post: Success adds up for D.C. schools' math program
Rising NAEP scores attributed to new "Everyday math" curriculum.

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