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Morning Round-up January 29, 2007

By Margaret Paynich — January 29, 2007 1 min read
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Pushing Back at Bullying NYT
This past November, the Greenwich High School principal, Alan J. Capasso, greeted an early morning assembly of more than 800 freshmen about to begin a mandatory anti-bias, anti-bullying program called “Names Can Really Hurt Us.”

High Schools eyed in No Child Left Behind
Washington Times
Educators, lawmakers and the White House are indicating that high school reform should be included in this year’s renewal of the No Child Left Behind law, and the discussion about what it will include is already under way.

Bus driver background checks cause school closings
Columbus schools canceled classes for their 56,000 students Thursday after a contractor responsible for some school bus routes discovered it had not done complete criminal background checks on drivers.

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