Education: Morning Roundup, Arizona Politics
From the Los Angeles Times: Arizona bill targeting ethnic studies signed into law
Gov. Jan Brewer signs the bill that bans schools from teaching classes designed for students of a particular ethnic group. School districts may appeal the law, which becomes effective Dec. 31.
From the Boston Globe: Schools move to educate staff, students on response to bullying
For the longest time, bullying has fallen into the “kids will be kids’’ category, a negative yet somewhat unavoidable part of growing up. But following the suicides of Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover, a Springfield 11-year-old who took his own life last year after being bullied, and Phoebe Prince, the 15-year-old Irish immigrant in South Hadley who hanged herself in January.
From The New York Times: Colleges Seeing No Downturn in Freshman Acceptances
The selective colleges that have reported their respective admission yields have so far experienced any drop in midst of the sluggish economy.