Thursday, February 22, 2018


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Education Mediocrity Remains - New Center for Education Reform Report Outlines "disappointing reality" For Most Students
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Feb 22, 8:15 AM, PR Web :

Education gaps, access to training, technology and lack of options all add up to a ‘disappointing reality’ for most US citizens, according a new report authored by Dr. Cara Candal, Research Fellow at the Center for Education >
One Year In, Betsy DeVos Has Supercharged Teacher Activism (CER in the news)
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Feb 14, 8:15 AMHuffington Post:

As in so many industries and among Democrats at large, there has been a wave of activism in response to President Donald Trump in the past year. In education, this activism has manifested as a renewed rallying around traditional public >
Does Trump’s Education Budget Even Matter? 
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Feb 14, 8:13 AM, The Atlantic:

President Trump’s proposed federal budget, unveiled Monday, calls for major cuts to existing education programs and a huge increase for school-choice initiatives. The first question stemming from his blueprint is this: How seriously will >
Frederick M. Hess: The Real Promise of School Choice
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Feb 13, 8:29 AM, US News & World Report:

In the end, the right way to think about choice is not as Dr. Pendergrast's Miracle Salve but as an opportunity to empower educators, entrepreneurs and parents. And we should take care not to lose sight of that amidst our energetic debates >
DeVos seeks cuts from Education Department to support school choice
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Feb 13, 8:29 AM, Washington Post:

More than $1 billion would be spent on private school vouchers and other school choice plans under the budget proposal released Monday by President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. The proposal also calls for slashing the >
Inside The Virtual Schools Lobby: 'I Trust Parents'
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Feb 13, 8:23 AM, NPR:

The main issue at stake in the fight is this: Virtual schools' test scores and graduation rates have, consistently, been very low. So low that their performance, along with, at times, disputes over attendance, have led them to be shut down >
As Online Schools Expand, So Do Questions About Their Performance 
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Feb 12, 9:23 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Online classrooms offer greater flexibility and freedom, but a review of more than 400 full-time virtual schools shows they deliver relatively poor performance and low graduation rates.
As DeVos Approves Education Plans, She Finds Skeptics in G.O.P. Governors
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Feb 12, 9:11 AM, New York Times:

The majority of states now have the green light from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to begin implementing a sweeping federal law passed in 2015 to replace the much-maligned No Child Left Behind law.

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More Missouri students take AP exams, but achievement gap persists
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Feb 22, 7:11 AM, St. Louis Post-Dispatch :

But in the midst of this expansion, Missouri is leaving behind black students. Just 25.5 percent of black students’ scores were a 3 or higher, compared to a statewide average of 63.9 percent. Black students also had the lowest mean score, >
UC expands free online classes for high school students
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Feb 22, 6:48 AM, Sacramento Bee:

Seeking to help disadvantaged students, the University of California announced an expansion Wednesday of its online learning program that provides high school students with free access to courses required for admission into state >
SRC plans vote on seven new charter applications Thursday
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Feb 22, 6:43 AM, Philadelphia Public School Notebook:

The School Reform Commission will consider applications for seven new charter schools on Thursday, Feb. 22. Two additional applications have been withdrawn since the process began in December.
Riveredge, Fredonia district plan to launch charter school
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Feb 22, 6:41 AM, Ozaukee Press:

Riveredge Nature Center is planning to launch a nature-based, elementary charter school sponsored by the Northern Ozaukee School District where students would spend most of the day outside studying subjects normally taught in classrooms.
Alternative school plans progress in Hancock County
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Feb 22, 6:38 AM, The Review:

An informational workshop was held Tuesday at Weirton’s L.B. Millsop Primary with officials from Hancock County Schools and Brooke County Schools in attendance. A plan currently is being developed to use the school, set to close at the end >
Non-renewing a school for non-traditional students
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Feb 22, 6:27 AM, Youngstown Vindicator:

A school for nontraditional students has not been renewed by its sponsor organization and will close. A school for nontraditional students has not been renewed by its sponsor organization and will close. Life Skills Center of Youngstown >
New Haverhill High class tries to lure girls to computer programming
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Feb 22, 6:22 AM, The Harvell Gazette:

To help meet the demand for local jobs in the high tech and health care industries, Haverhill High is adding computer programming to the school's growing list of vocational programs.
Dorchester charter school faces probation amid state probes into financial mismanagement
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Feb 22, 6:19 AM, Boston Globe:

A state education official is recommending probation for a Dorchester charter school due to declining academic performance and alleged financial mismanagement, including what appears to be an improper payout of unused sick days to the >
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SRC plans vote on seven new charter applications Thursday
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Feb 22, 6:43 AM, Philadelphia Public School Notebook:

The School Reform Commission will consider applications for seven new charter schools on Thursday, Feb. 22. Two additional applications have been withdrawn since the process began in December.
Riveredge, Fredonia district plan to launch charter school
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Feb 22, 6:41 AM, Ozaukee Press:

Riveredge Nature Center is planning to launch a nature-based, elementary charter school sponsored by the Northern Ozaukee School District where students would spend most of the day outside studying subjects normally taught in classrooms.
Alternative school plans progress in Hancock County
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Feb 22, 6:38 AM, The Review:

An informational workshop was held Tuesday at Weirton’s L.B. Millsop Primary with officials from Hancock County Schools and Brooke County Schools in attendance. A plan currently is being developed to use the school, set to close at the end >
Non-renewing a school for non-traditional students
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Feb 22, 6:27 AM, Youngstown Vindicator:

A school for nontraditional students has not been renewed by its sponsor organization and will close. A school for nontraditional students has not been renewed by its sponsor organization and will close. Life Skills Center of Youngstown >
New Haverhill High class tries to lure girls to computer programming
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Feb 22, 6:22 AM, The Harvell Gazette:

To help meet the demand for local jobs in the high tech and health care industries, Haverhill High is adding computer programming to the school's growing list of vocational programs.
Dorchester charter school faces probation amid state probes into financial mismanagement
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Feb 22, 6:19 AM, Boston Globe:

A state education official is recommending probation for a Dorchester charter school due to declining academic performance and alleged financial mismanagement, including what appears to be an improper payout of unused sick days to the >
As the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools turns 10, a new report shows this unique turnaround model is driving big gains at struggling campuses
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Feb 22, 6:17 AM, LA School Report:

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is a unique school model that focuses on turning around the lowest-scoring schools with the highest dropout rates in the toughest neighborhoods of Los Angeles — Boyle Heights, Watts, and South Los >
SCS Draws Battle Lines for ESSA Standards
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Feb 22, 6:11 AM, Memphis Daily News:

For several weeks Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen and Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson have been talking about what happens to two failing Memphis schools – American Way Middle and Hawkins Mill >

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Education Mediocrity Remains - New Center for Education Reform Report Outlines "disappointing reality" For Most Students
/6

Feb 22, 8:15 AM, PR Web :

Education gaps, access to training, technology and lack of options all add up to a ‘disappointing reality’ for most US citizens, according a new report authored by Dr. Cara Candal, Research Fellow at the Center for Education >
More Missouri students take AP exams, but achievement gap persists
/6

Feb 22, 7:11 AM, St. Louis Post-Dispatch :

But in the midst of this expansion, Missouri is leaving behind black students. Just 25.5 percent of black students’ scores were a 3 or higher, compared to a statewide average of 63.9 percent. Black students also had the lowest mean score, >
UC expands free online classes for high school students
/6

Feb 22, 6:48 AM, Sacramento Bee:

Seeking to help disadvantaged students, the University of California announced an expansion Wednesday of its online learning program that provides high school students with free access to courses required for admission into state >
SRC plans vote on seven new charter applications Thursday
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Feb 22, 6:43 AM, Philadelphia Public School Notebook:

The School Reform Commission will consider applications for seven new charter schools on Thursday, Feb. 22. Two additional applications have been withdrawn since the process began in December.
Riveredge, Fredonia district plan to launch charter school
/6

Feb 22, 6:41 AM, Ozaukee Press:

Riveredge Nature Center is planning to launch a nature-based, elementary charter school sponsored by the Northern Ozaukee School District where students would spend most of the day outside studying subjects normally taught in classrooms.
Alternative school plans progress in Hancock County
/6

Feb 22, 6:38 AM, The Review:

An informational workshop was held Tuesday at Weirton’s L.B. Millsop Primary with officials from Hancock County Schools and Brooke County Schools in attendance. A plan currently is being developed to use the school, set to close at the end >
Non-renewing a school for non-traditional students
/6

Feb 22, 6:27 AM, Youngstown Vindicator:

A school for nontraditional students has not been renewed by its sponsor organization and will close. A school for nontraditional students has not been renewed by its sponsor organization and will close. Life Skills Center of Youngstown >
New Haverhill High class tries to lure girls to computer programming
/6

Feb 22, 6:22 AM, The Harvell Gazette:

To help meet the demand for local jobs in the high tech and health care industries, Haverhill High is adding computer programming to the school's growing list of vocational programs.

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Education Mediocrity Remains - New Center for Education Reform Report Outlines "disappointing reality" For Most Students
/6

Feb 22, 8:15 AM, PR Web :

Education gaps, access to training, technology and lack of options all add up to a ‘disappointing reality’ for most US citizens, according a new report authored by Dr. Cara Candal, Research Fellow at the Center for Education >
More Missouri students take AP exams, but achievement gap persists
/6

Feb 22, 7:11 AM, St. Louis Post-Dispatch :

But in the midst of this expansion, Missouri is leaving behind black students. Just 25.5 percent of black students’ scores were a 3 or higher, compared to a statewide average of 63.9 percent. Black students also had the lowest mean score, >
UC expands free online classes for high school students
/6

Feb 22, 6:48 AM, Sacramento Bee:

Seeking to help disadvantaged students, the University of California announced an expansion Wednesday of its online learning program that provides high school students with free access to courses required for admission into state >
SRC plans vote on seven new charter applications Thursday
/6

Feb 22, 6:43 AM, Philadelphia Public School Notebook:

The School Reform Commission will consider applications for seven new charter schools on Thursday, Feb. 22. Two additional applications have been withdrawn since the process began in December.
Riveredge, Fredonia district plan to launch charter school
/6

Feb 22, 6:41 AM, Ozaukee Press:

Riveredge Nature Center is planning to launch a nature-based, elementary charter school sponsored by the Northern Ozaukee School District where students would spend most of the day outside studying subjects normally taught in classrooms.
Alternative school plans progress in Hancock County
/6

Feb 22, 6:38 AM, The Review:

An informational workshop was held Tuesday at Weirton’s L.B. Millsop Primary with officials from Hancock County Schools and Brooke County Schools in attendance. A plan currently is being developed to use the school, set to close at the end >
Non-renewing a school for non-traditional students
/6

Feb 22, 6:27 AM, Youngstown Vindicator:

A school for nontraditional students has not been renewed by its sponsor organization and will close. A school for nontraditional students has not been renewed by its sponsor organization and will close. Life Skills Center of Youngstown >
New Haverhill High class tries to lure girls to computer programming
/6

Feb 22, 6:22 AM, The Harvell Gazette:

To help meet the demand for local jobs in the high tech and health care industries, Haverhill High is adding computer programming to the school's growing list of vocational programs.