The New York Times
Obama Takes Aim at Inequality in Education
Bloggers Challenge President on Standardized Testing
Obama Meeting Fails to End Stalemate Over Federal Budget
Gung-Ho for Big Cuts in Spending, Less Fond of the Ones That Hurt Back Home
Federal Departments Lay Out Plans in the Event of a Government Shutdown
Cuomo’s Centrism Draws Praise but Stirs Suspicion
Critics Call Terrorism Hearing in Manhattan Anti-Muslim
High-Level Departures Continue at City Schools
The Detroit Free Press
7 metro Detroit schools to benefit from GM's $27.1-million gift
Prison move lets former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick begin bid for parole
Highland Park school district can't find evidence radio ads were even created
The Christian Science Monitor
Obama's nod to Al Sharpton: asset or liability for 2012 reelection bid?
Fuzzy government shutdown math: Are cuts worth $33 billion or $73 billion?
In Wisconsin Supreme Court election, signs of a pro-union backlash?
Why is Glenn Beck leaving his Fox News show?
Gbagbo on his way out? Ivory Coast violence dying down? Not so fast.
Will Libya stalemate force US out of its back-seat role?
The Atlanta Journal Constitution
NAACP objects to Civil War marker
Ga. House talks possible shutdown
State effort targets diabetes
Fulton against closing Grady clinics
Immigration protest leads to arrests
Maryland-based federal workers brace for shutdown
9 other city housing inspectors failed background checks
Downtown plan urges conversion of vacant office space
Teen substance abuse on the rise
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley criticizes Christie in speech at annual Democratic fundraiser
N.J. political contributions by public contractors at lowest level in years
N.J. Turnpike toll collectors accuse agency of violating First Amendment in privatization feud
Gov. Christie calls NJEA leaders 'political thugs' in interview with Diane Sawyer
Newark school board votes down 6 new high schools scheduled to open
Hudson County Democrats tap Jersey City police detective for N.J. Assembly seat
The Washington Post
Obama says shutdown would be ‘inexcusable’
Conservatives have put themselves in a corner
Analysts: Economic damage depends on duration
Federal examiners protested help for politically connected bank, e-mails show
Lorraine Green’s powerhouse role
Kwame Brown slammed in audit
Mayor: Federal shutdown will close D.C. agencies
Emanuel sizing up new City Council
Historic low turnout in suburban vote
Northwestern says star journalism professor lied
Gun debate waged from Chicago to state Capitol
The Los Angeles Times
Assessing Jerry Brown's first 100 days
L.A. County supervisors drop provision for greater public oversight of discretionary funds
California Gov. Jerry Brown tells cops, 'I've got 3 guns'
New panel to review L.A. community colleges' flawed rebuilding program
Most major U.S. cities show population declines
Unofficial Wis. results show challenger leads by 204 votes in court race
Former U.S. rep in Libya to seek Gadhafi's exit