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Tuesday Morning News (March 13)

By Alexander Russo — March 13, 2007 1 min read
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School District Asks Teachers to Return Pay AP
A total of about $75,000 was overpaid because a computer program mistakenly calculated the bonuses of part-time workers.

OPRAH’S SCHOOL ‘TOO STRICT’ News 24.com via EdNews.org
The rules at Oprah Winfrey’s ultra-posh school at Henley-on-Klip near Johannesburg are apparently so strict they make a reformatory look like a holiday resort.

Group To Offer AP Exam Extra Credit: $250 Washington Post
The Advanced Placement program has long offered college credit to high school students who show mastery of a subject. Now, a group of educators and business executives plans to dangle another incentive in front of AP students and teachers in selected schools across the country: $250 for each passing score on science, English and math tests.

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