Education: Morning Roundup, Looming Layoffs

Morning Roundup:

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.

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