Schools get creative in bringing summer lunches to kids (NPR): Summer hunger is a problem for thousands of students who rely on free or reduced-price lunches during the school year, and some districts are getting creative in how they get USDA-funded meals to kids when school is out. One district in Tennessee drives an air-conditioned “CHOW bus” around town.
Community-college placement exams surprise some students (The Washington Post): More than half of students who enroll in community colleges are required to take some form of remedial courses before they can begin taking classes for credit. Critics say the entrance exams used to place students lack clear information on what the tests are used for and why they’re important.
LA expected to lower graduation requirements (Los Angeles Times): The Los Angeles Unified School Board is stepping back from an earlier decision that required students to earn a C in college-prep classes in order to graduate.
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