The Hayward Daily Review reports Superintendent Dale Vigil of the
Attorneys from a San Francisco-based civil rights firm Public Advocates sent a letter to the district claiming they would be violating state and federal laws if they refused the funds even if accepting the money would cost the district money (more)
The Washington Post reports the debate over the formula for rating the nation's public schools has stalled efforts in Congress to revise the No Child Left Behind law. At issue: What's the best way to measure whether schools are doing their job?
Unlike questions on the state math and reading tests taken by millions of children, this one has no clear answer. Reaching consensus in the coming election year is expected to be difficult. Without congressional action, the 2002 law will stay as it is.
The Los Feliz Ledger reports that Dorothy Lee, a 12th grade art teacher at
"Driver………..Moooovvve that bus!"
► ...and a SOMEDAY/SUNDAY FUNNY! Best of Urban Scrawl by Doug Davis
The following, published originally on May 21, 2007, was included in a "best of" retrospective in the Dec. 31, 2007 Downtown News:
Original political cartoons from Downtown News by Doug Davis