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Pirates Seize Reading First

Another in the series of news items you will see (almost) nowhere else. This one comes from the second issue of a new publication, Ed Tweak. You can upload both issues from the url below.

Pirates Seize Reading First

The federal Reading First Program was seized
yesterday by Somali pirates, who quickly
discovered that the $1 billion-a-year initiative
had already been plundered. The piratesâ?? plans
were foiled by Department of Education cronies
with ties to commercial reading programs and
assessments, who looted the budget long before
the Somali pirates came on board. â??This is just
one more victory for Direct Instruction,â?? said
Education Secretary Margaret Spellings.
See Arrr! Foiled Again! page 8

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Chancellor Rhee Threatens to Secede

Open Letter from EdTweak to President-Elect Obama

— staff
Ed Tweak


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