Wednesday, October 17, 2018


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ACT Scores Show Drop in College Readiness, Especially in Math
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Oct 17, 7:36 AM, Wall Street Journal:

A greater percentage of U.S. high-school graduates who took the ACT college-entrance exam aren’t ready for college-level coursework, with math readiness at a 14-year low.
Reality Check with Jeanne Allen Episode 40: Attorney, Author & Advocate Kevin P. Chavous
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Oct 16, 8:12 AM, National Review Online:

Kevin Chavous has run the gamut when it comes to advocating for expanded innovation in learning and furthering opportunities for families and children, having been an integral part of the success in initially bringing charter schools to >
Net College Costs Flat to Down After Years of Growth
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Oct 16, 8:11 AM, Wall Street Journal:

After increasing for decades, the real cost of attending both public and private college is flat and in some cases even declined this year, as colleges compete for fewer students by giving away more scholarships.
Perspective: How are America’s public schools really doing?
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Oct 16, 8:09 AM, Washington Post:

How are America’s public schools doing? The question is a fundamental component of any contemporary education policy discussion. Yet it is also notoriously difficult to answer. With nearly 100,000 schools spread across roughly 13,000 >
Why college costs soared as more students enrolled
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Oct 15, 7:24 AM, Washington Post:

By 1985, college competition for applicants also meant extraordinary investments in facilities, services and need-based financial aid that would be attractive to a new generation of college-bound high school seniors. As a result, the price >
When ‘School Choice’ Means the Opposite (CER in the news)
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Oct 12, 7:33 AM, Bloomberg:

When Albert Shanker, the legendary teachers’ union leader, promoted the idea of charter schools 30 years ago, he was hoping to create flexibility from the constraints of education bureaucracies and union contracts so teachers and >
Column: The Foundational Fallacy Of Charter Schools
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Oct 12, 7:28 AM, Forbes:

Before we talk about the quality of education or the importance of freed, when it comes to charter schools, there's a much more fundamental fallacy that we must address first, a fallacy that addresses a premise of virtually every charter >
Common Core holds back school choice and innovation, study says
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Oct 11, 7:35 AM, Washington Examiner:

Nearly 10 years after the adoption of the Common Core State Standards in K-12 education, researchers and policymakers argue that these broad-based curricular reforms negatively impact both public schools as well as private schools.

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A Wisconsin city tackled school turnover like a health crisis. Things didn't go as planned.
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Oct 17, 7:22 AM, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

Research shows chronic school-switching is linked with lower test scores, more behavioral problems and an increased risk of dropping out. One study showed that classrooms with high churn trailed more stable classrooms by a full year — >
Column: Tell the truth about our schools
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Oct 17, 7:10 AM, Sampson Independent:

So, if we know that what happens in schools is only partially responsible for how students perform, and that measuring inputs isn’t the same as measuring outcomes, then why in the world would we rank education systems without taking these >
Letter: Embrace good ideas — even from charter schools
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Oct 17, 6:48 AM, San Antonio Express-News:

When I read the comments about charter schools made by Northside and North East ISD superintendents last week, I was disappointed. The superintendents asked for a community conversation about how charter schools harm ISDs. I believe we >
Lawmakers assess the state of SC charter schools
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Oct 17, 6:44 AM, WIS-TV:

As lawmakers assess the state of charter schools in South Carolina, the two statewide charter school authorizers are fielding the questions. Tuesday marked the first of what will likely be several more testimonials in front of an Ad Hoc >
Columbia County parents air frustrations over SAIL charter school
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Oct 17, 6:39 AM, The Augusta Chronicle:

The Evans charter school’s lack of transparency was the main topic of the gathering, during which several parents aired grievances over the way recent departures were handled. Many of the parents had questions over why former >
Opinion: New charter school PiSA says 'Thank You Kuna!'
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Oct 17, 6:37 AM, Idaho Press-Tribune:

We at Project Impact STEM Academy (PiSA) need to take this opportunity to shout from the rooftops to say how amazing the Kuna School District and the City of Kuna are.
After Failed Charter School Expansion, Baker Focuses On Small-Scale Education Initiatives
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Oct 17, 6:34 AM, WBUR:

So when the prospect of more charter schools made the ballot in 2016, Baker went to bat for it. Baker aides Jim Conroy and Will Keyser ran the 2016 ballot campaign — the most expensive in state history. The governor himself spoke at >
Education officials enter political fight after teacher announces gubernatorial endorsement
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Oct 17, 5:29 AM, KOCO Oklahoma City:

Teachers are involved in a political fight, all because of an email from one eductor announcing she was endorsing Republican candidate Kevin Stitt for governor.
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Letter: Embrace good ideas — even from charter schools
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Oct 17, 6:48 AM, San Antonio Express-News:

When I read the comments about charter schools made by Northside and North East ISD superintendents last week, I was disappointed. The superintendents asked for a community conversation about how charter schools harm ISDs. I believe we >
Columbia County parents air frustrations over SAIL charter school
/6

Oct 17, 6:39 AM, The Augusta Chronicle:

The Evans charter school’s lack of transparency was the main topic of the gathering, during which several parents aired grievances over the way recent departures were handled. Many of the parents had questions over why former >
Opinion: New charter school PiSA says 'Thank You Kuna!'
/6

Oct 17, 6:37 AM, Idaho Press-Tribune:

We at Project Impact STEM Academy (PiSA) need to take this opportunity to shout from the rooftops to say how amazing the Kuna School District and the City of Kuna are.
Education officials enter political fight after teacher announces gubernatorial endorsement
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Oct 17, 5:29 AM, KOCO Oklahoma City:

Teachers are involved in a political fight, all because of an email from one eductor announcing she was endorsing Republican candidate Kevin Stitt for governor.
Finn Academy test scores show improvement
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Oct 16, 7:39 AM, Elmira Star-Gazette:

Students at Elmira's Finn Academy charter school are seeing higher scores on tests, according to a report released by the state Education Department.
Commentary: Charleston County school leaders addressing district’s divides
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Oct 16, 7:35 AM, Charleston Post Courier:

Regardless of your vantage point, it is undeniable that the Charleston County School District has some of the state’s very best schools and some of the state’s lowest performing schools literally a few miles apart — separated by geography, >
Column: Public education has outdated models in critical areas
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Oct 16, 7:30 AM, Poughkeepsie Journal:

Public education in America is outdated. Fixing it is crucial to the success of our kids and to creating an economy that provides sufficient wages for middle class prosperity.
New WESA Series Takes A Closer Look At Where Pittsburgh Kids Go To School
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Oct 16, 7:12 AM, 90.5 WESA:

In Pittsburgh, parents have many choices of where to send their kids to school: home schooling, private or parochial schools, charter schools, or Pittsburgh Public magnet schools or neighborhood schools.

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ACT Scores Show Drop in College Readiness, Especially in Math
/6

Oct 17, 7:36 AM, Wall Street Journal:

A greater percentage of U.S. high-school graduates who took the ACT college-entrance exam aren’t ready for college-level coursework, with math readiness at a 14-year low.
A Wisconsin city tackled school turnover like a health crisis. Things didn't go as planned.
/6

Oct 17, 7:22 AM, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

Research shows chronic school-switching is linked with lower test scores, more behavioral problems and an increased risk of dropping out. One study showed that classrooms with high churn trailed more stable classrooms by a full year — >
Column: Tell the truth about our schools
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Oct 17, 7:10 AM, Sampson Independent:

So, if we know that what happens in schools is only partially responsible for how students perform, and that measuring inputs isn’t the same as measuring outcomes, then why in the world would we rank education systems without taking these >
Letter: Embrace good ideas — even from charter schools
/6

Oct 17, 6:48 AM, San Antonio Express-News:

When I read the comments about charter schools made by Northside and North East ISD superintendents last week, I was disappointed. The superintendents asked for a community conversation about how charter schools harm ISDs. I believe we >
Lawmakers assess the state of SC charter schools
/6

Oct 17, 6:44 AM, WIS-TV:

As lawmakers assess the state of charter schools in South Carolina, the two statewide charter school authorizers are fielding the questions. Tuesday marked the first of what will likely be several more testimonials in front of an Ad Hoc >
Columbia County parents air frustrations over SAIL charter school
/6

Oct 17, 6:39 AM, The Augusta Chronicle:

The Evans charter school’s lack of transparency was the main topic of the gathering, during which several parents aired grievances over the way recent departures were handled. Many of the parents had questions over why former >
Opinion: New charter school PiSA says 'Thank You Kuna!'
/6

Oct 17, 6:37 AM, Idaho Press-Tribune:

We at Project Impact STEM Academy (PiSA) need to take this opportunity to shout from the rooftops to say how amazing the Kuna School District and the City of Kuna are.
After Failed Charter School Expansion, Baker Focuses On Small-Scale Education Initiatives
/6

Oct 17, 6:34 AM, WBUR:

So when the prospect of more charter schools made the ballot in 2016, Baker went to bat for it. Baker aides Jim Conroy and Will Keyser ran the 2016 ballot campaign — the most expensive in state history. The governor himself spoke at >

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ACT Scores Show Drop in College Readiness, Especially in Math
/6

Oct 17, 7:36 AM, Wall Street Journal:

A greater percentage of U.S. high-school graduates who took the ACT college-entrance exam aren’t ready for college-level coursework, with math readiness at a 14-year low.
A Wisconsin city tackled school turnover like a health crisis. Things didn't go as planned.
/6

Oct 17, 7:22 AM, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

Research shows chronic school-switching is linked with lower test scores, more behavioral problems and an increased risk of dropping out. One study showed that classrooms with high churn trailed more stable classrooms by a full year — >
Column: Tell the truth about our schools
/6

Oct 17, 7:10 AM, Sampson Independent:

So, if we know that what happens in schools is only partially responsible for how students perform, and that measuring inputs isn’t the same as measuring outcomes, then why in the world would we rank education systems without taking these >
Letter: Embrace good ideas — even from charter schools
/6

Oct 17, 6:48 AM, San Antonio Express-News:

When I read the comments about charter schools made by Northside and North East ISD superintendents last week, I was disappointed. The superintendents asked for a community conversation about how charter schools harm ISDs. I believe we >
Lawmakers assess the state of SC charter schools
/6

Oct 17, 6:44 AM, WIS-TV:

As lawmakers assess the state of charter schools in South Carolina, the two statewide charter school authorizers are fielding the questions. Tuesday marked the first of what will likely be several more testimonials in front of an Ad Hoc >
Columbia County parents air frustrations over SAIL charter school
/6

Oct 17, 6:39 AM, The Augusta Chronicle:

The Evans charter school’s lack of transparency was the main topic of the gathering, during which several parents aired grievances over the way recent departures were handled. Many of the parents had questions over why former >
Opinion: New charter school PiSA says 'Thank You Kuna!'
/6

Oct 17, 6:37 AM, Idaho Press-Tribune:

We at Project Impact STEM Academy (PiSA) need to take this opportunity to shout from the rooftops to say how amazing the Kuna School District and the City of Kuna are.
After Failed Charter School Expansion, Baker Focuses On Small-Scale Education Initiatives
/6

Oct 17, 6:34 AM, WBUR:

So when the prospect of more charter schools made the ballot in 2016, Baker went to bat for it. Baker aides Jim Conroy and Will Keyser ran the 2016 ballot campaign — the most expensive in state history. The governor himself spoke at >