[News 1/22/08] Headlines: Everyone is talking about education

Charity Begins in Washington [NY Times, 1/22]

EDUCATION
– “Seven in 10 D.C. residents believe the city’s public schools are performing inadequately, with the lack of parental involvement still cited as the biggest problem facing the nearly 50,000-student system, a Washington Post poll has found.” [WaPo, 1/21]

D.C. Chancellor’s Confidence Can Serve Her and the School System Well [WaPo, 1/22]
Charter Schools and the Next President [WaPo, 1/22]
Rhee to unveil gifted program in schools [Examiner, 1/22]
– [Md.] Minority Students Become the Majority [WaPo, 1/22]
Hearings begin on special ed. [Examiner, 1/22]
Rethinking Principal Priorities of Training [WaPo, 1/21]

HEALTH
Military shift could lengthen emergency response times [Examiner, 1/21]
Cold has agencies helping the homeless [Examiner, 1/21]