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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

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      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

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        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

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        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

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

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