It was a short week, but there was no shortage of news. Here’s a roundup of highlights from the week:
John Merrow cheated in high school! [Taking Note]
Secretary Arne Duncan speaks; hails charter schools [Kids Need Great Schools]
Kavya Shivashankar wins 2009 spelling bee with ‘Laodicean’ [Washington Post]
NYC DOE rolls out new website for parents [NY Times]
Dept of Ed will partner with Dept of Labor [Chronicle]
In LA, teachers and activists start hunger strike [Los Angeles Times]
Condition of Education 2009 released [IES]
Have a great weekend!
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