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By Alexander Russo — September 19, 2007 1 min read

Two schools of thought on ‘No Child’ Politico
“We’re trying to ratchet up support and get other state associations to mobilize their constituents in the field. We are in attack mode.”

Learning from Long Beach schools Los Angeles Times
The city’s school district is again recognized as among the nation’s best. L.A. should take note.

Florida Teachers Slap ‘F’ on Bonus Pay Plan TheLedger.com
The Florida Legislature’s new and improved teacher merit pay plan may have passed with grudging union support, but teachers still don’t like it and some school districts have declined to participate, turning down millions of dollars in state bonus money.

Student arrested, Tasered at Kerry event AP
Video of police Tasering a persistent questioner of Sen. John Kerry became an Internet and TV sensation Tuesday, generating fierce debate about free speech and the motives of the college student involved -- a known prankster who often posts practical jokes online.

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