Wednesday, June 29, 2016

SCORECARD ON EDUCATION COVERAGE

MAKING SENSE OF EDUCATION NEWS USING AMERICA’S FAVORITE PASTIME
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Online Learning 52%
General Teacher Issues 51%
Other Education Issues 50%
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Teachers 26%
Spending 39%
Superintendents 40%

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Education Reformers Reflect at 25 (CER in the news)
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Jun 29, 8:03 AM, The American Prospect:

It’s been a quarter-century since the nation’s first charter school opened in Minnesota, prompting many self-proclaimed reformers to step back and reflect on their movement’s progress.
Supreme Court denies rehearing to major union case
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Jun 29, 8:01 AM, Washington Examiner:

The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the plaintiffs in the case Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association a rehearing, ending the possibly that the court will re-examine whether public sector unions should have the right to force >
Teachers Union and Hedge Funds War Over Pension Billions
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Jun 29, 7:56 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Daniel Loeb, Paul Singer and dozens of other hedge-fund managers have poured millions of dollars into promoting charter schools in New York City and into groups that want to revamp pension plans for government workers, including teachers.
Education Secretary calls on charters to rethink discipline, reduce suspensions
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Jun 28, 7:51 AM, Washington Post:

Now King is U.S. Education Secretary, and he plans to recognize the 25th anniversary of the nation’s charter school movement by calling on charter leaders to rethink their approach to discipline and reduce their reliance on suspensions and >
Charter Schools Get $250 Million Boost
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Jun 28, 7:50 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Aiming to boost the growth of charter schools in cities nationwide, the Walton Family Foundation plans to announce a $250 million initiative Tuesday to help charters build and expand their sites.
After 25 Years, What’s Next For Charter Schools?
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Jun 28, 7:49 AM, NPR:

The major advocacy group for charter schools is meeting this week in Nashville, and there's lots to celebrate.
Senator seeks to stop DOJ from investigating private schools for violations of Americans with Disabi
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Jun 28, 7:48 AM, Washington Post:

A Republican senator has inserted language into an appropriations bill that would prohibit the Justice Department from enforcing key provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act at private schools that receive public funds, a measure >
High Test Scores At A Nationally Lauded Charter Network, But At What Cost?
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Jun 27, 7:59 AM, NPR:

Since its inception nearly a decade ago in Silicon Valley, Rocketship has been among the most nationally applauded charter networks, hailed as an innovative model of blended learning.

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Drew Charter School moves forward with a revised enrollment plan
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Jun 29, 7:49 AM, WGCL-TV:

Drew Charter School's Board of Directors has decided to move forward with a new enrollment plan. The new plan has many parents relieved.
State school board will let Circuit Court rule on Baltimore City charter school lawsuit
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Jun 29, 7:41 AM, Baltimore Sun:

The school district had filed a legal petition to the state school board asking it to rule on whether the school system was providing enough funds to charter schools under the law that requires "commensurate" funding.
Charter school builder loses lawsuit against Sunrise
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Jun 29, 7:38 AM, Sun-Sentinel:

The lawsuit, filed in May 2015 in Broward Circuit Court, argued Sunrise commissioners were biased when they denied the request to open a school for 1,415 students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
State board upholds Carroll BOE’s decision to close schools
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Jun 29, 7:34 AM, Baltimore Sun:

About eight hours after members of the Carroll County community pleaded for the Maryland State Board of Education to save their schools, a decision came down from the state board Tuesday evening to uphold the local board's decision to >
Lake Norman Charter plans to add elementary school
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Jun 29, 7:19 AM, Charlotte Observer :

The new school plans to welcome 300 students in grades K-2 for the 2017-18 school year, with third and fourth grade to follow. Classes will take place in modular units until the permanent building is finished in the next four or five >
Atlanta charter schools to benefit from $250M in new Walton money
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Jun 29, 7:17 AM, Atlanta Journal Constitution:

Atlanta charter schools will get a cut of $250 million the Walton Family Foundation plans to spend on buildings for charter schools.
One of Detroit’s largest charter schools to close
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Jun 29, 7:13 AM, Detroit Free Press:

Allen Academy has been rocked for several months by financial problems and concerns about academic performance.  It will shut down Thursday, weeks after the university that authorizes it voted to end its contract with the school.
Memphis Business Academy approved for charter school expansion
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Jun 29, 6:54 AM, The Commercial Appeal:

Two charter schools got the green light from the Shelby County School Board to open for the 2017-18 school year, but another eight have to go back to the drawing board.
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Drew Charter School moves forward with a revised enrollment plan
/6

Jun 29, 7:49 AM, WGCL-TV:

Drew Charter School's Board of Directors has decided to move forward with a new enrollment plan. The new plan has many parents relieved.
State school board will let Circuit Court rule on Baltimore City charter school lawsuit
/6

Jun 29, 7:41 AM, Baltimore Sun:

The school district had filed a legal petition to the state school board asking it to rule on whether the school system was providing enough funds to charter schools under the law that requires "commensurate" funding.
Charter school builder loses lawsuit against Sunrise
/6

Jun 29, 7:38 AM, Sun-Sentinel:

The lawsuit, filed in May 2015 in Broward Circuit Court, argued Sunrise commissioners were biased when they denied the request to open a school for 1,415 students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
State board upholds Carroll BOE’s decision to close schools
/6

Jun 29, 7:34 AM, Baltimore Sun:

About eight hours after members of the Carroll County community pleaded for the Maryland State Board of Education to save their schools, a decision came down from the state board Tuesday evening to uphold the local board's decision to >
Lake Norman Charter plans to add elementary school
/6

Jun 29, 7:19 AM, Charlotte Observer :

The new school plans to welcome 300 students in grades K-2 for the 2017-18 school year, with third and fourth grade to follow. Classes will take place in modular units until the permanent building is finished in the next four or five >
Atlanta charter schools to benefit from $250M in new Walton money
/6

Jun 29, 7:17 AM, Atlanta Journal Constitution:

Atlanta charter schools will get a cut of $250 million the Walton Family Foundation plans to spend on buildings for charter schools.
One of Detroit’s largest charter schools to close
/6

Jun 29, 7:13 AM, Detroit Free Press:

Allen Academy has been rocked for several months by financial problems and concerns about academic performance.  It will shut down Thursday, weeks after the university that authorizes it voted to end its contract with the school.
Memphis Business Academy approved for charter school expansion
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Jun 29, 6:54 AM, The Commercial Appeal:

Two charter schools got the green light from the Shelby County School Board to open for the 2017-18 school year, but another eight have to go back to the drawing board.