Padilla Judge Replaces Gonzales As Atty Gen; AL Parents Protest Resegregation

By The News Sep 17, 2007

Bush Names New York Judge To Replace Gonzales Michael B. Mukasey, a former federal judge from New York, has been tapped as the next attorney general. The judge, who presided over the Jose Padilla trial, has been praised by both parties as someone to restore integrity to the Justice Department. New York Times. Parents Protest Resegregation of Alabama Schools Black parents hope the No Child Left Behind law will force Tuscaloosa school officials to reverse the rezoning that sent hundreds of students this fall to low-performing schools. New York Times Bush Believes Race Matters in Schools LA Times editorializes about the significance of race in schools, and points to President Bush’s No Child Left Behind that requires "states to set the same performance targets for all students and to report those results by race, among other categories." Los Angeles Times. Indian Musician Barred By State Dept. Nalini Ghuman, a British musicologist, was stopped at the airport and, without explanation, was told that she was no longer allowed to enter the United States. New York Times