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By Alexander Russo — October 25, 2007 1 min read

Senate Reverses Bush’s Cuts to Education, Health as Veto Battle Looms Edweek
Senate gave bipartisan approval to a spending bill that totals over $600 billion and reverses a raft of cuts sought by Bush to special education, health research.

Ideals meet politics in public schools debate Tribune (opinion)
Kozol would require states to authorize and finance a student’s right to transfer from a failing district into a successful school in a suburban district.

Science courses nearly extinct in elementary grades, study finds San Francisco Chronicle
The third-graders looked puzzled when asked what they liked best about science. No answer. Via EdNews.org

A year of decision for six high school seniors CSM
The Monitor follows the months-long college-application process for six diverse students. Part 1 of two.

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