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Big Stories Of The Day (June 20)

By Alexander Russo — June 20, 2007 1 min read

Education Week: To Know NCLB Is to Like It, ETS Poll Finds Ed Week
Once the interviewer mentioned the law’s focus on standards and accountability, requiring highly qualified teachers, and other details, 56 percent said that they viewed the law favorably. Thirty-seven percent still opposed it. Plus: ETS Report.

Recruited to Rescue Washington’s Schools NYT
Michelle A. Rhee, the newly named chancellor of schools in Washington, seems undaunted by the challenges ahead as she prepares for her mission to raise reading and math scores in the city.

Values set Baltimore school apart USA Today
It has been a tough year at Talent Development. An open-admissions public high school that enjoys a cooperative relationship with Johns Hopkins University’s Center for the Social Organization of Schools, it has been in business since 2004, occupying half of a sprawling brick building in the city’s Harlem Park neighborhood. USA TODAY has visited throughout the year to see what makes it unique.

Web cam exam proctors are latest cheating deterrent CNN.com
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