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Education: Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup: From The New York Times: Many Nations Passing U.S. in Education, Expert Says A Senate panel learned that...


Morning Roundup:


From The New York Times: Many Nations Passing U.S. in Education, Expert Says
A Senate panel learned that more students in more countries graduate from high school and college and score higher on achievement tests than students in the United States.

From The New York Times: Pressed by Charters, Public Schools Try Marketing
Principals in Harlem are using firms to help lure students with Web sites, brochures and open houses.

From the Los Angeles Times: Federal agency to investigate L.A. schools
The focus of the Education Department probe will be the district's services for students learning English.

From The Washington Post: Governors, state school superintendents to propose common academic standards
Effort has backing of Obama, who seeks to raise standards nationwide.

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