Thursday AM News

The New York Post reports on yesterday’s small schools hearing in NYC. As one person in the room relayed to Eduwonk, not a lot of news except that Moskowitz’s own hearing seemed stacked against her. The Post also reports that since 1986, 350,000 students have dropped out or flunked out of the NYC schools.

Among E-rate cognoscenti this morning the question being asked is, “Who lost Sam Dillon?” Read this NYT story and you’ll know why.

Joanne Jacobs reports that, thankfully, the silly boycott of public schools being considered by the Southern Baptist Convention and touted by a few culture warriors in the conservative press has gone nowhere.

Senator Kerry is proposing more federal aid for after-school programs and an expansion of the child tax credit to make it larger and increase eligibility.

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