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By Alexander Russo — July 23, 2007 1 min read

Students Want Presidential Hopefuls to Make Education a Priority AP via EdWeek
A group of S.C. honors students videotaped a question to candidates for the upcoming debates.

Test mess entangles school St. Pete Times
Some 28 severely disabled children are at the center of a controversy that has pushed West Hernando Middle School to the brink of federal sanctions, according to school officials.

School Recruiters Turn To ‘Innovative Places’ Washington Post
Ireneo Abadejos and Julieta Perez are among what they call the “lucky 30" Filipino teachers hired by the Prince George’s County school system in October 2004 as part of an experiment to help fill a big teacher shortage.

Mo. Begins Online Test Experiment AP Via EdWeek
Missouri education officials on Thursday told the state Board of Education about a pilot project creating an online exam to complete a newly required personal finance class.

How Can You Distinguish a Budding Pedophile From a Kid With Real Boundary Problems? New York Times Magazine
It can be difficult, but research is showing that when it comes to sex crimes, youths are not just little adults. So why does the law tend to treat them that way?

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