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Morning Round-up March 29, 2007

By Margaret Paynich — March 29, 2007 1 min read
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Out-of-Favor Reading Plan Rated Highly EdWeek
Reading Recovery, a popular one-to-one tutoring program that Bush administration officials sought to shut out of a high-profile federal reading program, has gotten a rare thumbs-up from the federal What Works Clearinghouse.

No Child law faces medley of changes
States are among the chief stakeholders clamoring to leave their stamp on a new version of the education law, which has riled some state lawmakers and educators to the point of rebellion over its costs, penalties and unprecedented federal oversight of school policy.

2007 All-USA Teacher Team USAT
USA TODAY seeks 20 teachers, both individuals and instructional teams, to honor as representatives of all outstanding teachers. Members of the 10th annual All-USA Teacher Team will be announced in October 2007 and will be featured in USA TODAY. Each teacher receives a trophy and a $2,500 cash award — $500 for the teachers and the remainder to the school for use as designated by the teachers.

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