Roundup: Girls Beat Boys, PA Governor Won’t Change Teacher Layoffs

Girls outscore boys on inaugural national test of technology, engineering skills – The Washington Post  ow.ly/PjPe300hr1w 

PA Governor not ready to revise teacher layoff law :: SI&A Cabinet Report ow.ly/Ssgt300hrF3

Pearson gets emergency test scoring contract from Tennessee | Chalkbeatow.ly/Zz2z1005u57

A First: Pell Grants For High School Students Who Take College Classes : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/dd6y300hr9s

Some, But Not All of New i3 Grants Will Prioritize School Integration – Politics K-12 – Education Week ow.ly/TK7d300hrdt

Desegregation order: Mississippi district must merge schools: AP Article ow.ly/9Rfb300hrfY

What if one culture shares multiple languages? That’s a challenge Oregon is taking up with its Somali students. ow.ly/keqD300hrnc

Old time courtesies getting new currency in Maryland schools offsetting disrespect with etiquette lessons. fw.to/oEY9Jlh

 

Alexander Russo

Alexander Russo is a freelance education writer who has created several long-running blogs such as the national news site This Week In Education, District 299 (about Chicago schools), and LA School Report. He can be reached on Twitter at @alexanderrusso, on Facebook, or directly at alexanderrusso@gmail.com.