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BUSINESS COALITION FOR STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
Here are some highlights from Secretary Spellings’ week in education:
Groups look to Kennedy to ‘champion’ NCLB renewal
“Advocates pushing for a renewal of President Bush's signature 2002 education law this year are staking their hopes on veteran Senate dealmaker Edward M. Kennedy,” reports Congressional Quarterly.
Read more in CQ >>
Education reform since NCLB and moving forward
An editorial in The Washington Times highlights the improvements in public education since NCLB was enacted in 2001, and also outlines the prospects for how accountability will continue to bolster and improve education reform.
Read more in the Washington Times >>
Jeb Bush forms education organization to advance education policy goals
In Florida, former Governor Jeb Bush announced the formation of a second organization to work toward his education policy goals, including school accountability and teacher merit pay. The new Foundation for Excellence in Education will focus on carrying out programs to demonstrate such policies including cash awards of at least $2,500 for up to 100 of Florida's top teachers and their classrooms.
Read more in the Miami Herald >>
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