Education: Morning Roundup, Looming Layoffs
From The Washington Post: 100,000 teachers nationwide face layoffs
Obama scrambling to pass $23-billion bill that would ease cuts.
From the Los Angeles Times: Investing in higher education is a win-win
The state's economic future depends on it.
From The Washington Post: Virginia withdraws from Obama's Race to the Top school reform program
Gov. Robert F. McDonnell pulled Virginia out of President Obama's Race to the Top school reform derby Wednesday, a turnabout after he had pushed hard for the state to get a share of the $4 billion in federal funding.