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By Alexander Russo — August 01, 2007 1 min read

Acceleration Under Review Ed Week
As more high school students enroll in programs that award college credit, policymakers are asking questions about quality.

UC’s online-only charter high school closes after 1 year San Diego Union-Tribune
Heather Brooks, 17, an incoming senior at Mar Vista High School, and Erik Chavez, 17, who just graduated, practiced handling cargo on the Navy tanker Henry J. Kaiser as part of the students’ paid summer internship.

Wis. teen told police he ‘freaked out’ AP
A boy on trial in the shooting death of his principal told investigators that he “just freaked out” and pulled the trigger three times, but that he didn’t mean to kill the man.

A school musical in their own words USA Today
Grovelin’ for grades each day...Buildin’ our GPA...Tryin’ to stuff more stuff in our resumé.

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