First bell: 8-7-12

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

Fordham's latest

"In praise of PBS Kids," by Michael J. Petrilli, Flypaper

"Attempting to solve financial disaster by outsourcing schools—is Ohio next?," by Bianca Speranza, Ohio Gadfly Daily

  • A Louisiana charter is getting shelled by the ACLU for its (mis)treatment of pregnant students. (Mother Jones)

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