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  • For undocumented youth, new deferment policy carries risks. NPR
  • Tax credit scholarships reignite voucher debate. NPR
  • A group unhappy with NYC mayor’s education agenda aims to link its defenders to Romney. New York Times
  • Los Angeles school district, teachers union spar over voluntary evaluation program. Los Angeles Times
  • Teacher pension benefits sliced by Michigan legislature. Detroit News


  • Denver mayor, school district, others partner on Drop-in Denver campaign, which uses social media and texting to encourage dropouts to return to school. Donnell-Kay Foundation blog, news release
  • Educators pick 20 videos highlighting teaching that meets the state’s quality standards at the proficient to exemplary range. CEA news release

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