Is it the best of times or end times for public charter schools?
The logic seems pretty simple: if you eliminate gym class, school kids will get fatter.
A son of a pro-Taliban cleric who negotiated a controversial peace deal in Pakistan’s Swat Valley was killed Thursday morning, Pakistani and Taliban officials said. Kafayatullah, the son of Islamist fundamentalist leader Sufi Muhammed, died when mortar shells from Pakistani security forces hit a home in the Lower Dir district of Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province, said Mehmood Khan, a Taliban commander, and a Pakistani intelligence official who asked not to be identified. The attack took place in the Maiden area.
The Pakistani army launched an offensive Sunday to rout out militants from the Lower Dir district that neighbors the violence-plagued northwestern Swat region. Army Col. Attiq Ahmed told CNN of the operation, and a Taliban spokesman in the area confirmed it