First Bell: 8-14-12

A first look at this morning's most important education news:

Fordham's latest

"A bicoastal board member, just 20, tells it like it is" Andrew Blumenfeld, Board's Eye View

"Child progress slow but promising post-recession" Danyell Lewis, Ohio Gadfly Daily

  • Thirteen states adopt 3rd grade reading policies – but their details vary (Education Week)
  • According to a new list that tracks China’s young and wealthy, none of the wealthiest people born after 1980 graduated from Peking University or Tsinghua University, China’s top two universities. Instead, a majority of them graduated from non-key universities, including vocational colleges. (Wall Street Journal)
  • Students in Chicago Public Schools went back to school yesterday to longer school days – adding on 41 minutes per day. (Chicago Tribune)
  • A new report released yesterday shows that students who graduate from college with more than $100,000 in college debt are in the minority. (Chicago Tribune)
  • What picking Paul Ryan as VP could mean for education (StateImpact Ohio)
  • The education debate continues in Louisiana over voucher schools and their teachings on evolution and creationism. (The Daily Advertiser)

 

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