Education: Morning Roundup, Rhee Reigns Supreme

Morning Roundup:

From The Washington Post: D.C. teachers' union ratifies contract, basing pay on results, not seniority

Deal includes raises of 21.6 percent over five years and groundbreaking performance pay program.


From the Associated Press: Student immigrants use civil rights-era strategies

Students fighting laws that target illegal immigrants are taking a page from the civil rights era, adopting tactics and gathering praise and momentum from the demonstrators who marched in the streets and sat at segregated lunch counters as they sought to turn the public tide against racial segregation.


From The New York Times: States Receive a Reading List: New Standards for Education

The nation’s governors and state school chiefs released final recommendations for what students should master in English and math.


From the Associated Press: Obama travels to visit daughter Sasha's school

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are attending an event at the private school that 8-year-old daughter Sasha attends in suburban Maryland.


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