January 2006 School Reform News

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January, 2006
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The January 2006 issue of School Reform News highlights cyber education: the federal e-rate program, online physical education programs and cyber charter schools.

On page 1:

  • a new Congressional committee report finds fraud, waste, and abuse in the federal E-rate program;
  • school choice advocates in Florida push for new accountability measures;
  • the Texas Supreme Court has ruled the state's school finance system unconstitutional; and
  • rationing looms for the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.

Also in this issue: Alito's nomination to the Supreme Court, California voters reject education reform ballot measures, Darwin's role in schools, educating charter schools about unions, social promotion in Texas, sharing services across school districts, the difficulties charter schools face in being truly innovative, and more. School Reform News reporters review three books: Crash Course: Imagining a Better Future for Public Education, The 2010 Meltdown: Solving the Impending Jobs Crisis, and Education Myths.

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