Education: Morning Roundup, Med School Minus Orgo

Morning Roundup:

From The New York Times: Getting Into Med School Without Hard Sciences

A program admits students if they study humanities instead of the traditional pre-medical school curriculum.


From The New York Times: Obama Defends Education Program

President Obama on Thursday sought to deflect criticisms from some minority and teachers groups.


From City Limits: Harlem Program Scrutinized, Obama Initiative Cut

Congress is contemplating a major reduction to President Obama's flagship anti-poverty program, as its model—the Harlem Children's Zone—faces new questions about results.


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