May 29th, 2009

The Week Ends: 5/24 - 5/29

It was a short week, but there was no shortage of news. sesamestreetHere’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]

PLUS:

10 Awesome moments  from Sesame Street [Jezebel via thisweekineducation]

Have a great weekend!

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