Education: Morning Roundup, Locke's Costly Turnaround

Morning Roundup:

From The New York Times: School Is Turned Around, but Cost Gives Pause

Locke High School in Los Angeles has seen significant progress since it was taken over by a charter school group in 2008, but the gains have come at a considerable cost.


From The New York Times: Success and Scrutiny at Hebrew Charter School

Hebrew Language Academy in Brooklyn, which focuses on Jewish traditions and Israeli culture, has become one of the most racially mixed charter campuses in the city.


From the Los Angeles Times: Villaraigosa backs charter school bids, rips Cortines

The mayor says L.A. Unified didn't give charters a fair chance in an earlier bid for control of new and low-performing campuses.


From The Washington Post: Rhee gets star turn in education film 'Waiting for Superman'

Schools chancellor Michelle A. Rhee stars in a documentary about the troubled state of public education.


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