May 24, 1989
Vol. 08, Issue 35
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In the wake of a successful antitrust probe of Florida milk distributors, the U.S. Justice Department is reported to have joined the Georgia attorney general's office in investigating whether dairy-company officials there rigged bids before submitting them for school milk contracts.
Washington--In March, the National Center on Education and the Economy released its first policy document, a report calling on the federal government to spur innovation by freeing some schools from rules governing federal aid.
PAGE 32 - Commentary
During the past 15 years, instructional television has grown steadily in both quality of programming and acceptance among teachers. Yet in conversations with educators, we are continually confronted with widespread antipathy toward the use of video in schooling.
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