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By Alexander Russo — September 05, 2007 1 min read

With Start of a New School Year, Excitement and Jitters NYT
Ask kids what they feel about the first day of school, and they’ll tell it from the heart.

Humble Origins, Influential Posts Shape Views of New Gates Chief EdWeek
Vicki L. Phillips is often described as a decisive leader with a deep understanding of education and the political savvy to advance an agenda.

Charter School Network Founder Indicted Washington Post
The founder of one of California’s largest charter school networks was indicted Tuesday on 113 felony counts and accused of siphoning millions in public school funds, prosecutors said.

Ivy League school welcomes 15-year-old MSNBC
Brittney Exline is too young to vote, drive a car or go to an R-rated movie, but at the age of just 15 she is beginning her Ivy League career Wednesday when classes start at the University of Pennsylvania.

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