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By Alexander Russo — February 01, 2007 1 min read

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ids win weight-loss game USA Today
A quick-stepping video game could someday become the unofficial pastime of children in West Virginia.

Va. Is Urged to Obey ‘No Child’ on Reading Test WashPost
The U.S. Department of Education threatened yesterday to take “enforcement action” against Virginia if any school districts defy a federal mandate to give reading tests to thousands of immigrant students.

27% of top college blacks came from immigrant families Chicago Sun Times
Black students with U.S. ancestry appear to be less represented in college than race-based statistics indicate, as immigrants make up a disproportionate share of admissions, a Princeton University analysis found.

Standardized tests reshape how pre-K is taught Houston Chronicle
Goodbye, coloring book. Hello, data analysis, literacy and chromatic exercises.

Student’s Recording of Teacher’s Views Leads to a Ban on Taping NYT
After a public school teacher was recorded telling students they belonged in hell if they did not accept Jesus as their savior, the school board has banned taping in class without an instructor’s permission.

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