February 6, 2008
Education Week, Vol. 27, Issue 22
Teaching Profession Contract Stalemate Comes With a Price, Minnesotans Find
Failing to reach a contract agreement with teachers on time can cost a school district.
Student Well-Being Bill Would Change Liability Standard in Title IX Cases
A bill recently introduced in Congress seeks to modify the effects of two landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions to give students greater legal protection from sexual harassment.
Teacher Preparation College and Charter Groups Team Up to Train Teachers
As part of a new program devised by charter schools and Hunter College, teachers work towards earning master's degrees in elementary education.
Equity & Diversity Parents Lose Federal Challenge on Gay-Tolerant School Materials
A court ruled that a Massachusetts district did not violate the rights of the parents or children by exposing them to books they found objectionable on religious grounds.
Student Well-Being Hawaii Board Votes Against Funds for Teacher Drug-Testing Program
The board rejected a proposal to pay $400,000 to get the program going by the end of June.
School Choice & Charters Bush’s Latest ‘Voucher’ Idea May Face Same Fate as Others
The ‘Pell Grant for Kids’ plan is being criticized by lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.