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  • Romney’s pick of Paul Ryan puts education spending in spotlight. Education Week
  • Appeals court nullifies settlement allowing Los Angeles school district to bypass seniority in layoffs. Los Angeles Times
  • Study: Junk food laws may curb childhood obesity. Associated Press via Boulder Daily Camera
  • Dallas’s new highly-paid communications chief, former Harrison District 2 staffer Jennifer Sprague, has some communications issue at her first board meeting. Dallas Morning News


  • Voices: A parent urges the Dougco school board to come out from behind closed doors and listen to its community. EdNews Colorado
  • Column: Denver’s Florence Crittenton High School stars in TLC’s High School Moms. Denver Post
  • Editorial: Time for charters. Pueblo Chieftain
  • Editorial: Global Partnership Schools, consultant to Pueblo City schools, must go. Pueblo Chieftain
  • Paul Ryan on education policy: vouchers, for-profit colleges, local control. Answer Sheet in Washington Post

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