A daily dose of education news around the nation – just in time for a little mid-day break!
Research: What do we know about teachers and merit pay? (Education Commission of the States)
College: Hedge funder and bestselling author Steve Eisman will testify before the U.S. Senate Thursday. He’s betting against the for-profit higher education industry. (Bloomberg Businessweek)
International: Stanford program tries to improve education for China’s rural poor. (San Jose Mercury News)