Education: Morning Roundup, L.A. Versus NYC Schools

Morning Roundup:

From the Los Angeles Times : Who's teaching L.A.'s kids?

A Times analysis, using data largely ignored by LAUSD, looks at which educators help students learn, and which hold them back.


From The New York Times : Triumph Fades on Racial Gap in City Schools

The results of 2010 tests presented a blow to one of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s signature accomplishments.


From the Associated Press : Teens’ academic success not tied to chastity, study finds

There is good news for parents who worry that their teenagers’ sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative study has found that teens in committed relationships do no better or worse in school than those who do not have sex.


From The New York Times : Girls, Uninterrupted

At a summer camp in the Berkshires, teenagers learn the survival skills needed for Girlworld. But can self-esteem be taught in two weeks?


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