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Archive for April, 2009

Public Policy Institute Of California Is Out…

April 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

with a 2009 survey of Californians and the educational system.

Some of the results.

51% say that the quality of the educational system in California is a big problem.

58% say that California educational system needs major changes.

70% say the high school dropout rate is a big problem.

28% would give schools in the local area a C grade while 34% would give them a B grade.

50% say state funding for the schools is not enough.

The Education Week Is…

April 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

out with a report on a House panel that is trying to consider what the federal role on national set standards is supposed to be.

The New York Times Reports…

April 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

more students than ever that are leaving high school early and are not getting counted in graduation rates.

College Related Articles For April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Boston Globe reports on some colleges that are trying to limit tuition and fee hikes.

The Mercury News reports on the University of California regents that is going to vote next week on weather increase student fees by 9%. The LA Times also reports on this as well.

The Hartford Courant reports on more college students in the state choosing entrepreneurial studies.

The AP reports on a proposal in Texas that would slow down, but not freeze tuition increases.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on the Pennsylvania’s Guaranteed Savings Program having a 300 million dollar debt.

The Oregonian reports on the University Of Washington that is going to be cutting hundreds of jobs.

LA Times Reports…

April 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on three local charter schools that are facing big time dilemmas on benefits for the workers.

A Couple Dallas Morning News Articles…

April 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

One is on the Texas House passing a bill that would commission a study to find the right size for the Dallas School District.

The other one is on a bill that will change how the state will be grading schools.