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TGIF! Let’s wrap up the week with the last bit of news and links for the week.
The New York Times has the story on a Brazil city that has spent $670,000 on American-made chips in student uniforms to track kids and see if they’re cutting school or not.
I’ve seen more schools and libraries holding events in anticipation of The Hunger Games movie than any other literary work, including Harry Potter. Meredith has a local wrap-up of UNI’s event over at Hoopla, and The Educated Reporter looks at some of the things happening nationally.
Iowa Future has an interesting roundup of a project undertaken at Spirit Lake this year called L.I.V.E. It sounds a lot like the January Academies I covered a few months back at Monticello.
Alexander Russo has a great op-ed on his blog today about why the various sides of education reform need to stop fighting and reach some compromises.
That’s it for today. If you have an interesting link or blog you’d like to share with Homeroom Period, why not pass it along?