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The Daily Ed: August 27, 2012

State’s labor negotiators need to save money for education (Seattle Times)
The Editorial Board for the Seattle Times argues that state employees should consider education funding when going to the negotiation table.

Tacoma School Board approves agreement with principals group (Tacoma News Tribune)
The Tacoma School Board has approved a three year salary schedule for Tacoma principals.

Pro and Con: Charter schools
The Everett Herald provides  a pro and con debate on charter schools.

Test results to be released for Whatcom County students; state changes school assessment
State assessment results for Washington state students will be released on Wednesday. However, districts will be using the data differently this year.

Kids work as animators, thanks to local program (The Olympian)
Olympia area students got creative at a local animation camp.

Washington Monthly ranks UW 8th in U.S. (Seattle Times)
National nonprofit magazine, Washington Monthly, ranks the University of Washington as 8th in the nation.

Who Could Be Romney’s Education Secretary? (Education Week)
Writing for Education Week, Alyson Klein speculates who Mitt Romney would tap to be his education secretary if he is elected. Possibilities include Tim Pawlenty and Tony Bennett.

Obama vs. Romney 101: 5 differences on education (Christian Science Monitor)
The Christian Science Monitor looks in to some of the differences between Governor Romney and President Obama when it comes to education.

Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning (Forbes)
“We are entering an era of customization. With digitally-delivered education, every student can learn however they want, whenever they want. Or, at least, that’s the promise.”

Monday Bonus: Flight Of The Conchords New Single of the Day
The Flight of the Conchords enlist a couple of students to help them write a song to benefit ill children.

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