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Big Stories Of The Day (Thursday June 14)

By Alexander Russo — June 14, 2007 1 min read

Evidence thin on student gains from NCLB tutoring Ed Week
Five years after the No Child Left Behind Act became law, there’s still a dearth of research evidence to show whether one of the federal measure’s least-tested innovations?a provision that calls for underperforming schools to provide after-school tutoring?has an impact on student achievement.

Virginia Tech report calls for better communication USA Today
Improved communication may be the key to preventing the repeat of a Virginia Tech-like tragedy on other college campuses, a report issued today by three federal agencies concludes.

In high schools, a ‘B’ is newC Post-Gazette
In high schools, a ‘B’ is newC'. Higher grades not matched by higher test scores.

Marketers Are Joining the Varsity NYT
Athletes, if they are talented, train hard and get a break or two, can climb the sports ladder from high school to college to the pros. Madison Avenue, sensing a lucrative opportunity, is heading the other way.

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