Econ 101: April 1, 2013

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  • Business and labor groups reached a deal on the guest worker program that is a key component of immigration reform. [Associated Press]
  • The former head of Atlanta’s public school system was indicted on charges related to a citywide cheating scandal. [Wall Street Journal]
  • 44 states saw their economies grow in the fourth quarter of 2012 — the most since 2006. [Bloomberg]
  • President Obama renewed calls for infrastructure investments in a Florida speech Friday. [Reuters]
  • Interest rates on federal student loans are set to increase on July 1 unless Obama and Congress act to prevent it. [The Hill]
  • An Exxon Mobil pipeline leaked thousands of barrels of crude oil in Arkansas. [Washington Post]
  • A federal judge will rule Monday if Stockton, California is eligible for bankruptcy protections. [Reuters]