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New York City Takes Over Governors Island

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/12/nyregion/12island.html?ref=nyregion

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Overqualified? Yes, but Happy to Have a Job

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Obama's huge project of reforming education law

The Obama administration has pushed forward with their education plan in spite of some concerned voices. The main point of the law is that the law will focus more on individual's academic growth including omphensive aspects than just pass-fail grading system. The administation has plenty of confidence emphasizing on making better educational enviornment and tries to help all students to go to colleages and get careers.

However,according to the New York Times, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, said of the proposal, "From everything that we've seen, this blueprint places 100 percent of the responsibility on teachers and gives them zero percent of the authority." There are some negative views about the law.

Unlike the New York Times, the Star Tribune's overal atmosphere of the issue is positive. Daniel Domenech, executive director of the American Association of School Administrators, said he is glad to see No Child Left Behind go away.
"We're delighted over that," he said. "We have not been a fan of No Child Left Behind."
It will be expected severe controversial between American Federation of Teachers and American Association of School Administrators.
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