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[ 28 Atrocities ]
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[ 15 NCLB Atrocities ]
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[ 2 Special Needs News ]
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It's a Fork, It's a Spoon, It's a ...Weapon?
<br><span class="red"><i>...some school administrators argue that it is difficult to distinguish innocent pranks and mistakes from more serious threats, and that the policies must be strict to protect students.</i> <br> <br>Oh yeah? How difficult can it be? <br> <br>I vowed to stop po... [MORE]

— Ian Urbina
New York Times
2009-10-11
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/12/education/12discipline.html?hp

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        Outrages  

      US education secretary weighs in on Christina
      <br><span class="red">Arne's office is proud enough of his meddling that they put a link to this article up on Twitter. <br> <br>Here is John Young's statement on his blog <a href="http://transparentchristina.wordpress.com/author/broncoboy7"> Transparent Chistina</a> <br><blockqu... [MORE]

      — Nichole Dobo
      The News Journal
      2011-04-25
      http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20110426/NEWS03/104260335/US-education-secretary-weighs-in-on-Christina?odyssey=tab|mostpopular|text|FRONTPAGE

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          NCLB Atrocities  

        Teachers: Tests Don't Define Our Students
        <br><span class="red">Any act of teacher rebellion is to be celebrated.</span> <br> <br><b>by Alison Kepner</b> <br> <br>As students return to class this month, Delaware teachers are spending <br>big bucks to spread their back-to-school message: "A student is more &l... [MORE]

        — Alison Kepner
        Delaware News Journal
        2007-08-12

          NCLB News  

        New Federal Rating Unfair to Delaware Schools

        Though the details of this story are Delaware specific, the themes apply
        to most states. And it's good to see a headline saying the Feds are wrong.



        Last year when the federal government released state-by-state lists of
        public schools that failed to meet performance standards under the MORE]

        — Michele Fuetsch
        Delaware News-Journal
        New Federal Rating Unfair to Delaware Schools
        August 11, 2003

          NCLB In Your Face  

        The Data Solution for Delaware--and All the Other States Too
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          Special Needs News  

        Low Scores Persist for Special Ed Students (in DE)

        Kay's Comment: "Some school officials, politicians and parents have pushed for an alternate assessment for special needs students, saying some with severe cognitive disabilities never will meet the standards and deserve a test that assesses the progress they are making." And, they are right. There... [MORE]

        — Alison Kepner
        The News Journal
        DSTP analysis shows few gains in math test from 3rd to 8th grade
        2006-11-17
        http://www.delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?Date=20061117&Category=NEWS&ArtNo=611170350&SectionCat=NEWS03&Template

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