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Ohanian Comment: With expletive deleted, hair-raising revelations from the U. S. Department of Education Inspector General's report hitting headlines across the country, here is recent education coverage in the Boston Globe: all the news that the corporatized education industrial comples wants you to know.

Put "Reading First" in a search and you come up with nothing. When Lisa Guisbond of FairTest tried this search, the Globe offered her ads, one for Reading First products and one for DIBELS products.

Recent Globe Education stories

US schools to receive hazard warning radios
(By Randolph E. Schmid, Associated Press)

End justifies the means
(By Adrian Walker, Globe Columnist)
In the end, Mayor Thomas M. Menino said yesterday, pragmatism won over process in the hiring of a new superintendent for the Boston public schools.

Crash course
(By Sarah Schweitzer, Globe Staff, 9/24/06)
Friends and foes agree on this much about Stephen P. Tocco : The man can make trouble. But he knows how to make nice.

Harvard's naming contention
(By Marcella Bombardieri, Globe Staff, 9/24/06)
If one were to refer to a certain well-known school on the Charles River with an exaggerated Boston accent, one would probably make a sound best spelled H-A-H-V-A-H-D.

St. John's Prep's Loyte comes home to play for BC Eagles
(By Jeremy Gottlieb, Globe Correspondent, 9/24/06)
Jonathan Loyte was born in Salem, raised in Gloucester, and graduated from St. John's Prep in Danvers. So when he decided to play football for Vanderbilt University in Nashville, it was surprising to his family, friends, and coaches.
Sea Education Association opens tall ship voyages to adults

(By Nick King, Globe Correspondent, 9/22/06)
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, Republic of Kiribati -- It's hard not to wax romantic about a voyage on a tall ship. Majestic masts. Billowing sails. Exotic ports of call.

Campus insider; moving forward
(By Marcella Bombardieri and Sarah Schweitzer, Boston Globe, 9/24/06)
President Bob Brown of Boston University has promised to narrow the chasm between male and female professors' salaries, but the seven most senior women in the psychology department aren't content to take him at his word. The seven have charged the university with salary discrimination in complaints filed this summer with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.

DESTINATIONS: Films and flowers, chess matches and jazz
(By June Wulff, Globe Staff, 9/22/06)
`Jerry Lewis Palimpsest'
Medfield support group seen as tool in modern parenting

By Charlie Russo, Globe Correspondent, 9/24/06)
With their rising use of cellphones, text messaging, and e-mail, youngsters are more connected than ever before, so parents should respond by forming networks themselves, a Medfield activist says.

From youth, new school chief driven to succeed
(Boston Globe, 9/24/06)
This article was reported by Globe staff writers Tracy Jan and Michael Levenson in Boston and Maria Sacchetti in Rochester, N.Y., and was written by Levenson.

Tyngsborough keeps winning despite the cost
(By Mike Lipka, Globe Correspondent, 9/24/06)
TYNGSBOROUGH -- If ever a paradox took the form of high school runners, it's in Tyngsborough.
GLOBE EDITORIAL: A welcome for Rivera
(Boston Globe, 9/23/06)

Hub officials confirm they have new school chief
(By Tracy Jan and Maria Sacchetti, Globe Staff, 9/23/06)

Lennie Sogoloff is donating his treasure-trove of jazz memorabilia to Salem State
(By Matt Robinson, Globe Correspondent, 9/23/06)
For more than 10 years, Lennie Sogoloff brought such stars as Duke Ellington , Coleman Hawkins , Buddy Rich , and Bette Midler to the North Shore as the owner of Lennie's on the Turnpike . Now, nearly 35 years after his club closed, Sogoloff is donating his performance contracts, pictures, reviews, and other pieces of entertainment history to Salem ...

(By Mark Shanahan, Globe Staff, 9/22/06)
No one is more bewildered and, frankly, bummed by all of the attention suddenly being paid to Noam Chomsky than Andrew Bacevich.

Senior Bush warmly received at Suffolk University centennial
(By Russell Nichols, Globe Staff, 9/22/06)
There was nothing but love for former President George H. W. Bush as he appeared before a crowd of students, alumni, and dignitaries on Boston Common for Suffolk University's centennial celebration.

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