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Morning Round-Up (January 31)

By Alexander Russo — January 31, 2007 1 min read
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House Approves Plan to Cut Student Loan Rates AP
The House of Representatives approves a bill to cut student loan interest rates in half over the next 5 years.

Old SATs crop up again -- but it’s not error by test-owners
A possible security breach on the SAT exam in South Korea is highlighting a common but little-known practice by the College Board: reusing entire SAT exams that have already been given.

Educators blast No Child Left Behind changes Baltimore Examiner
The Teachers Association of Baltimore County, a National Education Association member, criticized the White House for proposing to allow school officials to override collective bargaining agreements. Plus: State board gives city a break (Baltimore Sun).

On Education: History Teacher Becomes Podcast Celebrity NYT
In barely 18 months, the podcast “12 Byzantine Rulers” has become one of the phenomena of the podcasting world.

Police use stun guns on greased, naked student AP
A high school lunch period was disrupted Monday by a greased, naked student who ran around screaming and flailing his arms until police twice used a stun gun on him, authorities said.

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