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Morning Round-up February 9, 2007

By Margaret Paynich — February 09, 2007 1 min read

A little bit of Enron in all of us? JS Online
Lynn Brewer, the former Enron Corp. executive who blew the whistle on corrupt practices at the energy giant, delivered a chilling message about wrongdoing in corporate America to the 800 students, faculty and members of the public who came to hear her speech Thursday at Marquette University.

Schools Picked to Pilot Sex-Ed Lessons WaPo
Should the pilot program go forward, it would mark the first time sexual orientation has been addressed directly in eighth- and 10th-grade county health classes.

Gender Gap in GPAs Seen as Linked to Self-Discipline EdWeek
What may have gotten lost in the conversation, suggests Angela Lee Duckworth, a research associate in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, are gender differences in an area that has attracted little research attention over the years: the old-fashioned attribute of self-discipline.

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