Thursday, April 26, 2018


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‘A Nation at Risk’ demanded education reform 35 years ago. Here’s how it’s been bungled ever since.
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Apr 26, 7:21 AM, Washington Post:

Thirty-five years ago today, April 26, 1983, members of the National Commission on Excellence in Education walked into the White House with a report for President Ronald Reagan, “A Nation at Risk.”  Since then, politicians and business >
High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University
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Apr 26, 7:16 AM, NPR:

But high school graduates have been so effectively encouraged to get a bachelor's that high-paid jobs requiring shorter and less expensive training are going unfilled. This affects those students and also poses a real threat to the >
Opinion: Teachers on Strike
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Apr 25, 7:22 AM, Wall Street Journal:

The problem is less how much money is being spent than the way those dollars are being allocated. It isn’t hard to understand why politicians love to highlight education outlays. It helps them win votes and ward off union agitators. But >
Why Can't Charter Schools and Teachers' Unions Be Friends?
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Apr 25, 7:17 AM, Pacific Standard:

Teachers' unions and charter schools often find themselves in direct opposition. Since the first public charter opened in 1992, charter school enrollment has exploded—but their union involvement has stayed low, and they have repeatedly >
Commentary: States are favoring school choice at a steep cost to public education
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Apr 24, 7:45 AM, The Conversation:

Teacher strikes are generating a healthy focus on how far public education funding has fallen over the past decade. The full explanation, however, goes beyond basic funding cuts. It involves systematic advantages in terms of funding, >
Opinion: Study shows charter school performance debunking DeVos critics
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Apr 19, 7:24 AM, The Hill:

There is good news about the progress of the nation's schools, though the secretary of education's opponents may not want to see it. The results deliver a deep blow to their unfounded arguments but affirm the choices many families have >
Opinion: School choice works, but it could work better
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Apr 19, 7:23 AM, Washington Examnier:

School reformers agree that one essential step to improving education is giving consumers—parents and students—access to better information when choosing a school. To help accomplish this, The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty released >
Betsy DeVos Seeks Private School Vouchers for Military Families
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Apr 19, 7:22 AM, U.S. News & World Report:

FEDERAL EDUCATION officials are exploring a new benefit that would give military families additional resources for their children's schooling – despite the fact that the proposal faces significant opposition from within the military >

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Thousands of Colorado teachers expected to march to the state Capitol on Thursday and Friday, seeking pension fix and higher pay
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Apr 26, 7:10 AM, The Denver Post:

Teachers from Douglas County and Jefferson County school districts are rallying at the Capitol on Thursday, while teachers from Denver Public Schools — the state’s largest district — will join educators from Aurora, Boulder Valley and >
New Clark County teachers union announced after disaffiliation vote
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Apr 26, 7:00 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

At the same time the Clark County teachers union held a vote Wednesday night to cut ties with the state and national union, a separate coalition of state and local leaders announced the creation of a new union for Southern Nevada teachers.
The DC Public Charter School Board Didn't Intervene in a Financially Troubled School
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Apr 26, 7:00 AM, Washington City Paper:

Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School’s financial woes have existed for much longer than the board let on.
Arizona teachers latest to stage walkout for better pay
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Apr 26, 6:55 AM, Reuters:

Arizona teachers say they will walk off their jobs in public schools across the state on Thursday to demand better pay and more education funding, which is expected to leave students sitting home for at least a day and possibly longer.
In a New Orleans school, improving outcomes one student at a time
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Apr 26, 6:53 AM, Christian Science Monitor:

Both the Orleans Parish School Board and the Louisiana Department of Education describe The NET as one of the state’s best alternative schools. Caring for the whole student is key to the model, the principal says.
Judge upholds education law challenged by Collier, Lee and other school boards
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Apr 26, 6:49 AM, Naples Daily News:

In the lawsuit, School Board of Alachua County Florida vs. Department of Education, the school boards questioned the constitutionality of six provisions in House Bill 7069, including a highly disputed measure that requires public schools >
Parents meet over closure of Herenton run charter schools
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Apr 26, 6:42 AM, WREG:

Concerned parents spoke out during a meeting Wednesday addressing the closing of two charter school that are run my former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
Nevada’s charter school ‘deserts’ strand low-income kids
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Apr 26, 6:41 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

Charter schools are often championed as a way to improve the educational outcomes of underprivileged students, but many of their parents never get to find out if that’s true. That’s because many poor communities — including six in Nevada — >
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New Clark County teachers union announced after disaffiliation vote
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Apr 26, 7:00 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

At the same time the Clark County teachers union held a vote Wednesday night to cut ties with the state and national union, a separate coalition of state and local leaders announced the creation of a new union for Southern Nevada teachers.
The DC Public Charter School Board Didn't Intervene in a Financially Troubled School
/6

Apr 26, 7:00 AM, Washington City Paper:

Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School’s financial woes have existed for much longer than the board let on.
In a New Orleans school, improving outcomes one student at a time
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Apr 26, 6:53 AM, Christian Science Monitor:

Both the Orleans Parish School Board and the Louisiana Department of Education describe The NET as one of the state’s best alternative schools. Caring for the whole student is key to the model, the principal says.
Parents meet over closure of Herenton run charter schools
/6

Apr 26, 6:42 AM, WREG:

Concerned parents spoke out during a meeting Wednesday addressing the closing of two charter school that are run my former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
Chico Unified accepting pre-enrollment for new online school
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Apr 26, 6:25 AM, Chico Enterprise-Record:

The program, which is scheduled to open for the 2018-2019 school year, will offer online curriculum for students grades 6-12 and provide support through a resource center, run by district teachers, located in the Chico Mall.
Some Flagstaff charter schools still on fence about closing for walkout
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Apr 26, 6:14 AM, Arizona Daily Sun:

Several charter schools in the Flagstaff area have announced that they’re closing. Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy sent out a letter to parents on Sunday. The letter states that the board and administration supports the teachers and >
Would A State Takeover Of JCPS Clear The Path For Charter Schools?
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Apr 26, 6:13 AM, 89.3 WFPL:

Last week’s upheaval at the Kentucky Board of Education and a possible state takeover of Louisville’s school system have widened the path for charter schools to open in Kentucky.
School Board denies Southeast Volusia charter
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Apr 26, 6:03 AM, Daytona Beach News-Journal:

Citing financial, legal and student enrollment concerns, the Volusia County School Board on Tuesday denied the proposal for a new charter school in Southeast Volusia.

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‘A Nation at Risk’ demanded education reform 35 years ago. Here’s how it’s been bungled ever since.
/6

Apr 26, 7:21 AM, Washington Post:

Thirty-five years ago today, April 26, 1983, members of the National Commission on Excellence in Education walked into the White House with a report for President Ronald Reagan, “A Nation at Risk.”  Since then, politicians and business >
High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University
/6

Apr 26, 7:16 AM, NPR:

But high school graduates have been so effectively encouraged to get a bachelor's that high-paid jobs requiring shorter and less expensive training are going unfilled. This affects those students and also poses a real threat to the >
Thousands of Colorado teachers expected to march to the state Capitol on Thursday and Friday, seeking pension fix and higher pay
/6

Apr 26, 7:10 AM, The Denver Post:

Teachers from Douglas County and Jefferson County school districts are rallying at the Capitol on Thursday, while teachers from Denver Public Schools — the state’s largest district — will join educators from Aurora, Boulder Valley and >
New Clark County teachers union announced after disaffiliation vote
/6

Apr 26, 7:00 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

At the same time the Clark County teachers union held a vote Wednesday night to cut ties with the state and national union, a separate coalition of state and local leaders announced the creation of a new union for Southern Nevada teachers.
The DC Public Charter School Board Didn't Intervene in a Financially Troubled School
/6

Apr 26, 7:00 AM, Washington City Paper:

Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School’s financial woes have existed for much longer than the board let on.
Arizona teachers latest to stage walkout for better pay
/6

Apr 26, 6:55 AM, Reuters:

Arizona teachers say they will walk off their jobs in public schools across the state on Thursday to demand better pay and more education funding, which is expected to leave students sitting home for at least a day and possibly longer.
In a New Orleans school, improving outcomes one student at a time
/6

Apr 26, 6:53 AM, Christian Science Monitor:

Both the Orleans Parish School Board and the Louisiana Department of Education describe The NET as one of the state’s best alternative schools. Caring for the whole student is key to the model, the principal says.
Judge upholds education law challenged by Collier, Lee and other school boards
/6

Apr 26, 6:49 AM, Naples Daily News:

In the lawsuit, School Board of Alachua County Florida vs. Department of Education, the school boards questioned the constitutionality of six provisions in House Bill 7069, including a highly disputed measure that requires public schools >

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‘A Nation at Risk’ demanded education reform 35 years ago. Here’s how it’s been bungled ever since.
/6

Apr 26, 7:21 AM, Washington Post:

Thirty-five years ago today, April 26, 1983, members of the National Commission on Excellence in Education walked into the White House with a report for President Ronald Reagan, “A Nation at Risk.”  Since then, politicians and business >
High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University
/6

Apr 26, 7:16 AM, NPR:

But high school graduates have been so effectively encouraged to get a bachelor's that high-paid jobs requiring shorter and less expensive training are going unfilled. This affects those students and also poses a real threat to the >
Thousands of Colorado teachers expected to march to the state Capitol on Thursday and Friday, seeking pension fix and higher pay
/6

Apr 26, 7:10 AM, The Denver Post:

Teachers from Douglas County and Jefferson County school districts are rallying at the Capitol on Thursday, while teachers from Denver Public Schools — the state’s largest district — will join educators from Aurora, Boulder Valley and >
New Clark County teachers union announced after disaffiliation vote
/6

Apr 26, 7:00 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

At the same time the Clark County teachers union held a vote Wednesday night to cut ties with the state and national union, a separate coalition of state and local leaders announced the creation of a new union for Southern Nevada teachers.
The DC Public Charter School Board Didn't Intervene in a Financially Troubled School
/6

Apr 26, 7:00 AM, Washington City Paper:

Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School’s financial woes have existed for much longer than the board let on.
Arizona teachers latest to stage walkout for better pay
/6

Apr 26, 6:55 AM, Reuters:

Arizona teachers say they will walk off their jobs in public schools across the state on Thursday to demand better pay and more education funding, which is expected to leave students sitting home for at least a day and possibly longer.
In a New Orleans school, improving outcomes one student at a time
/6

Apr 26, 6:53 AM, Christian Science Monitor:

Both the Orleans Parish School Board and the Louisiana Department of Education describe The NET as one of the state’s best alternative schools. Caring for the whole student is key to the model, the principal says.
Judge upholds education law challenged by Collier, Lee and other school boards
/6

Apr 26, 6:49 AM, Naples Daily News:

In the lawsuit, School Board of Alachua County Florida vs. Department of Education, the school boards questioned the constitutionality of six provisions in House Bill 7069, including a highly disputed measure that requires public schools >