Saturday, September 18, 2010

EdWeek HEADLINES: The Week that Was

K-12 Policy Shifts Loom in GOP Surge

Republicans running hard to take Congress are wary of an expanded federal role in education—and unlikely to back big, new spending. (September 16, 2010)  | 

Obama Touts STEM Education Report, New Initiatives

(September 16, 2010)

Ala. Slashes School Funds After BP Holds Back Oil Spill Payments

(September 17, 2010) 

Fla. Collects $14.7M From Pearson for FCAT Delays

(September 17, 2010)

Michelle A. Rhee's future as chancellor of Washington, D.C., public schools is in doubt after the Sept. 14 primary that saw the defeat of her boss, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty.

Rhee Reflects on Her Stormy Tenure in D.C.

In a wide-ranging video interview after D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty's election loss, Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee reflects upon the lessons she's learned and the challenges ahead for the system. (September 17, 2010)  | 

Study: Better Education for Women Saves Millions of Children

(September 17, 2010)

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