Education: Morning Roundup, Data, Rankings, Evaluation

Morning Roundup:

From The Washington Post: Education Secretary Arne Duncan wants schools to give parents, teachers more data

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, stoking a national debate over a Los Angeles Times series that examines how much individual teachers have raised test scores, urged public schools to give educators more data on student achievement and parents a full report on teacher effectiveness.

From the Los Angeles Times: USC beats UCLA in U.S. News & World Report rankings

After a long and steady climb, it's the first time the Trojans' campus has bested its Westwood rival in the annual listing.

From The New York Times: University to Manage Home Costs of President

The University of California has appointed an official to manage spending at the private residence of its president, Mark G. Yudof, after he ran up nearly $700,000 in expenses.

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