Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Corbett may find $4B in education, welfare/PA Cyber reaches milestone; 10,000 students now enrolled/Pa., N.J. legislators blast loss of charter aid/U.S. School Graduation Rate Is Rising



11//29 Observer-Reporter
Corbett may find $4B in education, welfare
Associated Press
By Marc Levy, Associated Press
HARRISBURG - Good luck.
That's the message that Gov. Ed Rendell gave to his successor, Gov.-elect Tom Corbett, as he gets to the business of cutting a $28 billion approved state budget that is projected to be out of balance by more than $4 billion after July 1.


11/30 Beaver County Times


Posted on Tue, Nov. 30, 2010

Pa., N.J. legislators blast loss of charter aid

New Jersey and Pennsylvania legislators criticized the Christie and Rendell administrations on Monday for their states' failures to win federal aid for charter school start-ups.

NY Times 11/30

U.S. School Graduation Rate Is Rising


By SAM DILLON

Published: November 30, 2010
The nation’s high school graduation rate, which declined in the latter part of the 20th century, may have hit bottom and begun to rise, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by a nonprofit group founded by former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell.


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