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New Autism Definition Could Exclude Many From Diagnosis
(January 20, 2012, On Special Education Blog)
Phila. Names New 'Recovery Officer' to Lead District
(January 23, 2012, McClatchy-Tribune)
(January 23, 2012, Curriculum Matters Blog)
(January 20, 2012, District Dossier Blog)
Majority of Wyo. Districts Exceed Class-Size Ratio
(January 20, 2012, Associated Press)
'Tebow Law' for Homeschool Sports Finds Support
(January 23, 2012, Associated Press)
(January 23, 2012, Schooled in Sports Blog)
N.J. Sees Success in Fighting Steroids in Schools
(January 23, 2012, Associated Press)

(January 23, 2012, Rick Hess Straight Up Blog)
(January 23, 2012, Learning Forward’s PD Watch Blog)
(January 22, 2012, Finding Common Ground Blog)
When Teacher Voices Depend on Foundations' Choices?
(January 22, 2012, Living in Dialogue Blog)
(January 23, 2012, Walt Gardner's Reality Check Blog)

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