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Update: Kids killed at Conn. school

More than 20 people, including many students, have been killed in shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. You can follow developments on national news services including, The New York Times and



  • NAEP studying new ways to gauge student poverty. EdNews
  • Building sprees raise debt for universities. NY Times
  • U.S. Senate committee probing “school-to-prison pipeline. Stateline
  • College trustees have mixed feelings about higher ed costs. Inside Higher Education
  • Texas leaders preparing plans to expand school choice. Texas Tribune
  • Philly plan calls for closing 37 schools. Huffington Post
  • L.A. school board approves controversial plan to control grants. LA School Report


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