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Big Stories Of The Day (Tuesday June 5)

By Alexander Russo — June 05, 2007 1 min read

Firm Pledges to Fix Online Exam Glitches Washington Post
The company that provides standardized tests to Virginia’s schoolchildren will add staff and upgrade technology to help prevent technical glitches such as those that recently forced thousands of students to retake online exams, officials said yesterday.

States Press Ahead on Preschool Programs EdWeek
Policymakers are struggling over funding programs and determining which children will qualify.

Sex Ed Landscape Shifting in States Stateline.org
So far this year three states - Colorado, Iowa and Washington - have enacted laws requiring schools that teach sex education to ensure the information is “medically accurate” or “science-based” - code words for a comprehensive program.

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