First Bell: July 16, 2014

COLLEGE READINESS
A new study finds that toughening high school exit criteria did not increase the likelihood that graduates would go on to college. (Inside School Research)
 
MO’ MONEY, MO’ PROBLEMS
Rick Hess points out that throwing money at stagnating school systems can actually make it more difficult to change them. (Education Week)
 
HOUSE AND SENATE RACES
Politics K–12 rounds up the House and Senate campaigns with education-policy angles to keep an eye on. (Politics K–12)
 
MALE-FEMALE WAGE GAP
Federal data shows that in 2012, female college graduates were still only earning 82 cents for each dollar that a man was—four years out of college. (Education By The Numbers)
 
FORDHAM IN THE NEWS
Huffington Post: “These States Are Scrambling To Adopt New Education Standards
US News: “Common Core in Flux as States Debate Standards, Tests
The New York World: “At some city schools long suspensions are tool of choice

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