Education: Morning Roundup, South Africa's Alternative School Movement

Morning Roundup:

From The New York Times: New Schools in South Africa Serve the Underserved

As many public schools have failed a post-apartheid generation of children, a budding movement is increasingly searching for alternatives.


From The New York Times: Back in Class, Theme Is: We’ll Succeed With Less

The New York City schools are coping with budget cuts and crowding, but are finding resolve and hope.


From The New York Times' City Room blog: Capturing the First Day of School

A gallery of reader-submitted photographs from around the city, the country, and, in at least one case, the world.


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