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Morning Roundup: From the Los Angeles Times: 'Gifted' Schools Public education must be careful when accepting private funding, even for...


Morning Roundup:From the Los Angeles Times: 'Gifted' SchoolsPublic education must be careful when accepting private funding, even for worthy projects.From The Washington Post: Union head to propose tying test scores, teacher evaluationsThe president of the nation's second-largest teachers union is proposing a new way to incorporate student test scores into teacher evaluationsFrom the Los Angeles Times: Campus takeover applications begin flowing in to L.A. UnifiedCharter organizations, nonprofits, and teachers groups have until midnight to submit applications to take over 30 new or struggling campuses.From the Times Online: Only one in 100 pupils' packed lunches meets basic dietary standardsThe drive to improve nutrition in U.K. primary schools is failing to reach the country's schoolchildren, with only one in 100 packed lunches meeting basic dietary standards.Photo via