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August 7, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Round-up: Other states resolve waiver disagreements, U of O president abruptly resigns

Other states resolving disagreements on No Child Left Behind (AP): As state education officials contemplate next steps after the loss of Washington’s No Child Left Behind waiver, three other states that were once at risk of losing their waivers appear to have made amends with the federal government. Forty-two states and the District of Columbia have waivers; Washington is the only state that has lost one thus far.

Study suggests parents live longer if kids go to college (The New York Times): A new paper from two sociologists finds parents with college-educated children have longer lifespans than those with kids who did not attend college. But the researchers note that the correlation does not prove a causal relationship.

U of O president abruptly resigns (AP): University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson announced his immediate resignation on Wednesday, citing a desire to spend more time with his family.

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