DEATH OF A NEIGHBORHOOD: hyperbole with hyperlinks LA Times Opinion Online - In
IG REPORT QUESTIONS NCLB'S UNSAFE SCHOOLS OPTION by Lesli A. Maxwell – Education Week - The inspector general's office in the Department of Education is the latest in a steady line of critics to conclude that a provision of the No Child Left Behind Act meant to identify dangerous schools and allow students to transfer out of them is ineffective and needs an overhaul.
Update/Backdate: More about NCLB George Miller and other's weigh in!
GRADING MAYORAL CONTROL Lauded in the press, New York Mayor Bloomberg’s education reforms are proving more spin than substance. Parents are losing patience.
43 Days w/o a budget: STALEMATE APPEARS TO HARDEN by Dan Walters - It's been six weeks since the 2007-08 fiscal year began and three weeks since the Assembly passed a state budget. If anything, however, the stalemate in the Senate appears to be hardening and could set a record.
DAILY SHUTTLES TO CARRY WESTLAKE KIDS TO CITY POOLS Los Angeles Garment & Citizen - The city will provide a free daily shuttle service between the Miguel Contreras Learning Complex at 3rd and Bixel streets in the