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On Education & Teaching

Compiled By Staff Researchers

For The Date: January 16, 2002

From The Arizona Republic:
2 Hurt In NYC School Shooting
Indian Ritual Helps Youths
Teens Brainstorm On Relevant Issues

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Teacher Pay Raise May Not Calm Barnes' Critics
Tech Students Accused Of Cheating

From The Baltimore Sun:
Program For Kids Drew Advice From The Heart
A Few Barbarians In The Halls Ruin A School
Preschool Value Over Long Term

From The Boston Globe:
Former Contractor Is Now Watchdog Of School Construction
City Parents Want Bus Monitors
Bilingual Education Plan Draws Fire

From the Boston Herald:
Mass Students Score Near Top In Tech Areas
Schools Draw On Resources To Combat Drug Use
Hub Parents Demand Adult Bus Monitors
Opinion: Half-Loaves On Bilingual Ed

From The Buffalo News:
Eden Teen Denies Talk Was Serious

From the Chicago Tribune:
Gunfire Erupts In Manhattan School; 2 Hurt
Schools Plan To Shuffle Top Staff
Parents Won't Let School Shut Quietly
Plainfield Schools Put Bonds On Ballot
Saving For College Takes Rebate Twist
A Jewel Of A Club For Girls In Math And Engineering
School Cafeterias Now Cafes

From The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer:
Education Panel To Get Some Tutoring
Nanny-School Chief Leads Association
No Asbestos Found; School Reopens In E. Cleveland
Schools Ask Solon To Deepen The Pool

From The Dallas Morning News:
Shops' Site Going To Schools
Group Wants DISD To Lift Cellphone Ban

From The Denver Post:
Student Takes Bomb To Fair
Think Tank For DPS

From The Hartford (Conn.) Courant:
High School Closing Urged
Opinion: After School Gets Livelier
Opinion: It's About Time
Opinion: A Case For Charter Revision

From the Houston Chronicle (requires free registration):
Teen Opens Fire At School; Two Students Hospitalized
Winning Orator, 11, Praises Nonviolent Life

From the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader:
District Says Closet School Not Solution
Magnets Bring Out Voice Of The People
Educators' Certifications Posted Online

From the Indianapolis Star:
Board Votes To Post Motto In All Schools
2 New Elementary Schools Will Be Divided By Grade
School Finances Adequate For Now
School Board To Discuss New Retention Policy
Immoral Acts Bill Has Full Support Of School Board
New Elementary Schools Will Be Divided By Grade
School Board Mulls Guidelines For Parent-Coach Interactions
Classroom-At-Home Focuses On Kids
Home-Schooling Finds Mainstream Appeal
School Official Taking New Job To Train Trainers
Nontraditional Teaching Tool

From the Los Angeles Times:
Creativity Prized In 'Reggio'-Style Preschools
Oxnard Board To Consider Upgrade Work At 4 Schools

From The Miami Herald:
Dade Schools Closer To Funds
School Board To Discuss Cutbacks In Teacher Pay

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
Teachers Fear State Budget Plans
Greendale Schools Facing Budget Squeeze

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune:
Osseo Board Votes To Consider Closing Orchard Lane Elementary
Judge: School Violated Rights Of Student Who Wore 'Straight Pride' Shirt
Two Students Expelled For Bringing Rifle To School
PBS To Air Minnesota-Made Science Show For Kids
With No Deadline, Pace Slows For Teacher Contracts

From The New Orleans Times-Picayune:
On Their Toes: Students Get Into Troupe's Rhythm
Xavier Remains At Head Of Class
State To Probe Davis' Dad, Overtime
Health Coverage Costs To Rise
School Officials Weigh Tax Increase

From The New York Times (requires free registration):
Opinion: Created: Bigger U.S. Role; Evolving: What The Role Is
Gunfire Wounds 2 Students Inside A Manhattan High School
Parents Vote Not To Reopen Public School Shut Sept. 11
How Troubled P.S. 307 Climbed Off The Bottom

From The (Philadelphia) Daily News & Inquirer:
First Lesson: Safer Schools
Opinion: Philadelphia Schools: A Future, Indeed
Kaplan Takes Over Vocational-Training Schools
Opinion: The 'Hockey Dad' Trial Indicts Adults' Violence

From The (Raleigh, N.C.) News and Observer:
Cary Board Gets Reassignment Lesson
Wake County Manager Questions Need For Tech School

From The Sacramento Bee:
Review Counters Davis Version Of Cal Grant Plan

From The San Diego Union-Tribune:
Issa Says He Supports School Bond Measure
Ramona Trustees Vote 4-1 To Approve The First Charter School In The District

From the San Francisco Chronicle:
Cal Grant Expansion Misses Mark
Some Small Private Colleges Cutting Tuition To Boost Student
Disabled Students May Win Relief On Exit Exams

From the San Jose Mercury News:
Lawmakers Aim To Boost Education Grant Program

From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Parents Lash Out At Cahokia School Board

From the St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press:
Red Rock School Will Open When It's Ready
$10.1 Million In Cuts Ahead For 2002-2003
St. Paul Schools: District, Teachers Could Reach Deal This Week
High School Ichthyology Class May Be First In Nation

From the St. Petersburg Times:
Citing Report, Graham Blasts Education Reform
Teachers Rally For Vote On Tax
Retirees Help Shape Students' Lives
Change Urged For Handling Of School Audits

From The Seattle Times:
Special Education Teachers Face Risks But Find Rewards
Mercer Island Schools Chief Eyeing Wenatchee Post

From The Washington Post:
Zealousness, Not Cheating, At Academy
Warner Would Allow Tax Vote On Schools

From The Washington Times:
Opinion: School Secret Service Agents
Islam Course At Middle Schools Angers Parents

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