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Education: Morning Roundup, Spiraling Student Debt

Morning Roundup: From The New York Times: States Create Flood of Education Bills Colorado’s law on tenure and evaluations was the...

Morning Roundup:

From The New York Times: States Create Flood of Education Bills


Colorado’s law on tenure and evaluations was the most comprehensive of a spate of similar laws in other states.

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From the Los Angeles Times: L.A. teachers union rejects contest for federal school-reform grant

The Los Angeles teachers union won’t sign the state’s application for federal Race to the Top school-reform grants, diminishing the state’s chances of claiming up to $700 million in grants tied to specific, but controversial reform strategies.

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From the Boston Globe: Online high school courses grow in popularity

Robert Morgan had a dilemma as he scheduled his classes this year: The Plymouth South High School senior wanted to take creative writing, but it conflicted with the Latin class he needed for graduation credit.

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From The New York Times: Placing the Blame as Students Are Buried in Debt

Is it really worth $100,000 in debt to graduate from a top school? And is it responsible?

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