Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Extra Credit Reading: Tuesday, January 16, 2007

In order to promote worldwide literacy, First Lady Laura Bush has hit the road and is meeting with other incandescent luminaries in The City of Light.

Submissions for the 102nd midway of The Carnival of Education
are due today!

A few day's ago, we took
a brief look at the disturbing story of a school district which had banned some students from certain bus routes because the spoke English. But we weren't the only ones in the blogosphere that noticed. Over at Gates of Vienna, they also examined this controversial policy. Don't miss the lively discussion down in the commenting threads.

Fun With Statistics: Did you know that among public schools with internet access, 97% used broadband connections in 2005, compared to 80% in 2000 when it was first measured? Read a whole report titled Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994-2005
right over there.

In yet another sign that the blogosphere is growing up,
we have learned about the publication of the first-ever Science Blogging Anthology.
See our latest EduPosts.