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By Alexander Russo — August 07, 2007 1 min read

Bridge Hero Gets Offer: Paid Tuition NYT
A full scholarship has been offered to Jeremy Hernandez, a struggling former student who kicked open the back door of a tipping school bus with 50 children.

NCSL Panel Fails to Reach Consensus on National Standards EdWeek
The committee had been poised today to endorse a policy taking a firm stand against any national standards.

Numbers Not Adding up for Prospective Teachers in New Jersey AP
The state Board of Education is considering raising the minimum passing score on tests for new teachers, despite knowing it might cause even more to fail, The Press of Atlantic City reported in Thursday’s newspapers.

Your Own Personal Blackboard Jungle Village Voice
Fresh from the frontlines, New York Teaching Fellows tell all. Via EdNews.org.

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