Sunday, October 20, 2019


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Partisan divide reaches into views of higher education
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Oct 18, 7:57 AM, Roll Call:

Once, American colleges and universities enjoyed bipartisan support, and Republicans and Democrats alike believed in the value of higher education.Today, not so much. And that could be a big issue as Congress considers reauthorizing the >
Education deserves more focus from 2020 Democrats
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Oct 17, 8:20 AM, Washington Examiner:

Fourteen minutes and 50 seconds — by my count, that’s about how long the Democratic presidential candidates have spent talking about K-12 education over the last four debates.
On Higher Education Accountability, House Democrats Both Hit And Miss
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Oct 17, 8:19 AM, Forbes:

Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee this week released the College Affordability Act (CAA), their proposed overhaul of the federal role in higher education. Yesterday I wrote about the Act’s questionable spending plans, >
Commentary: Some charter schools use their flexibility to serve special ed kids.
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Oct 17, 8:17 AM, LA School Report:

For parents of children with disabilities, finding a school where the adults not only care about what your child needs but are capable of providing it can be life-changing. Over the last 12 months, researchers at the Center on Reinventing >
There Is One Candidate On The Democratic Debate Stage With A Plan To Expand Education Savings Accounts, And She Won’t Talk About It
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Oct 16, 8:31 AM, Forbes:

529 education savings accounts, which were expanded with the enactment of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (which now allows 529 plans to be used for K-12 education expenses), continue to grow in popularity, with more and more families finding them >
House Democrats unveil higher education plan to lower college costs
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Oct 15, 7:51 AM, Washington Post:

The Democratic-controlled House is expected Tuesday to release a plan to make college more affordable and schools more accountable for students’ success, reviving fraught efforts to reauthorize the main federal law governing higher >
The Battle Over Union Dues
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Oct 15, 7:50 AM, Wall Street Journal:

The Supreme Court’s ruling last year in Janus v. Afscme was supposed to free public workers ensnared by union fees they don’t want to pay. Instead many states and unions have devised new traps, and legal fights are taking place across the >
Your Neighbor’s Christian Education, Courtesy of Your Tax Dollars
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Oct 15, 7:47 AM, The Atlantic:

This term, the Supreme Court is set to consider cases that could have momentous implications for the future of abortion and LGBTQ rights. It will also hear arguments in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, an important case about >

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Review & Outlook: Chicago Teachers Strike Again
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Oct 18, 7:54 AM, Wall Street Journal:

In a popular children’s book “Click, Clack, Moo,” the cows refuse to produce milk and persuade some hens to stop laying eggs until a farmer acquiesces to their demands. After he concedes, the ducks go on strike. Welcome to Chicago, where >
Editorial: Missouri releases baffling school performance scores. Does anyone know what they mean?
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Oct 18, 7:52 AM, Kansas City Star:

Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has released results from its annual performance reviews of schools in the state.
Teachers union won't back candidates who voted for PERS reforms
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Oct 18, 6:52 AM, Mail Tribune:

A third Oregon union says it won’t endorse or contribute to primary campaigns for candidates who voted for reforms to Oregon’s costly public pension system earlier this year.
New proposals on the table, but Chicago teachers strike enters Day 2
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Oct 18, 6:35 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

Chicago teachers will forge ahead with day two of their strike after spending Thursday picketing outside schools, rallying and marching through downtown streets and, for a couple dozen, continuing to work toward a deal with city and >
Editorial: A useful guide for parents
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Oct 18, 6:28 AM, Frederick News-Post:

Almost every parent will now have an objective measure of how ready their child is to attend college. No longer will parents have to guess about projected success. It will enable them to help their child make an informed decision.
Over 81 Percent of Students Snagging Taxpayer-Funded Private School Vouchers in Statewide Program This School Year Attended A Private School Last Year
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Oct 18, 6:08 AM, One Wisconsin Now:

As the cost for the private school voucher program hits nearly $350 million per year, data from the state Department of Public Instruction shows nearly 82 percent of students in the statewide expansion of the program in the 2019-20 school >
Guest columnist: Bevin undermining public education to boost charter schools
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Oct 18, 5:58 AM, The State Journal:

Gov. Matt Bevin is determined to undermine public education in Kentucky. His quest is to establish charter schools in our state, which can make charter school bosses rich but rob public schools of their funding.
Court Nixes Watered-Down Standards for Charter School Teachers
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Oct 18, 5:54 AM, Courthouse News Service:

New York’s largest teachers union scored a victory in the war over charter schools Thursday with an appeals court ruling that state policymakers overstepped by diluting certification requirements for charter school educators.
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Review & Outlook: Chicago Teachers Strike Again
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Oct 18, 7:54 AM, Wall Street Journal:

In a popular children’s book “Click, Clack, Moo,” the cows refuse to produce milk and persuade some hens to stop laying eggs until a farmer acquiesces to their demands. After he concedes, the ducks go on strike. Welcome to Chicago, where >
New proposals on the table, but Chicago teachers strike enters Day 2
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Oct 18, 6:35 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

Chicago teachers will forge ahead with day two of their strike after spending Thursday picketing outside schools, rallying and marching through downtown streets and, for a couple dozen, continuing to work toward a deal with city and >
Editorial: A useful guide for parents
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Oct 18, 6:28 AM, Frederick News-Post:

Almost every parent will now have an objective measure of how ready their child is to attend college. No longer will parents have to guess about projected success. It will enable them to help their child make an informed decision.
Chris Linn, 'champion' of Appleton school district's manufacturing charter school, wins Scullen Award
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Oct 18, 5:48 AM, Appleton Post-Crescent:

That gave Linn an idea. Newly retired with four decades of work in the business world and a decade's experience in education before that, he could become a sort of "go between" Fox Valley businesses like Bassett and the Appleton Area >
In a first, Philly school board votes to take back control of two charters
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Oct 18, 5:13 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

The Philadelphia Board of Education voted Thursday against renewing charters for two schools run by a powerful Latino nonprofit, a decision years in the making.
Talking shop brings together Paterson traditional and charter schools
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Oct 17, 7:47 AM, Paterson Times:

Eight months after blasting charter schools for taking millions of dollars from her budget, school superintendent Eileen Shafer joined charter school leaders to form what’s called the “All City Education Council.
Chicago teachers are on strike. The reasons why come down to politics, time and money.
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Oct 17, 7:37 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Teachers at Chicago Public Schools will go on strike Thursday after the Chicago Teachers Union and the city failed to settle on a new contract before the union-imposed deadline.
In Chicago, 25,000 teachers on strike and 300,000 children out of the classroom
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Oct 17, 7:21 AM, Washington Post:

Teachers in Chicago, home to the nation’s third-largest school district, went on strike Thursday, part of a broad fight to force the city to cap class sizes, hire more teacher’s assistants and nurses, and tackle an affordable housing >

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Partisan divide reaches into views of higher education
/6

Oct 18, 7:57 AM, Roll Call:

Once, American colleges and universities enjoyed bipartisan support, and Republicans and Democrats alike believed in the value of higher education.Today, not so much. And that could be a big issue as Congress considers reauthorizing the >
Review & Outlook: Chicago Teachers Strike Again
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Oct 18, 7:54 AM, Wall Street Journal:

In a popular children’s book “Click, Clack, Moo,” the cows refuse to produce milk and persuade some hens to stop laying eggs until a farmer acquiesces to their demands. After he concedes, the ducks go on strike. Welcome to Chicago, where >
Editorial: Missouri releases baffling school performance scores. Does anyone know what they mean?
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Oct 18, 7:52 AM, Kansas City Star:

Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has released results from its annual performance reviews of schools in the state.
Teachers union won't back candidates who voted for PERS reforms
/6

Oct 18, 6:52 AM, Mail Tribune:

A third Oregon union says it won’t endorse or contribute to primary campaigns for candidates who voted for reforms to Oregon’s costly public pension system earlier this year.
New proposals on the table, but Chicago teachers strike enters Day 2
/6

Oct 18, 6:35 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

Chicago teachers will forge ahead with day two of their strike after spending Thursday picketing outside schools, rallying and marching through downtown streets and, for a couple dozen, continuing to work toward a deal with city and >
Editorial: A useful guide for parents
/6

Oct 18, 6:28 AM, Frederick News-Post:

Almost every parent will now have an objective measure of how ready their child is to attend college. No longer will parents have to guess about projected success. It will enable them to help their child make an informed decision.
Over 81 Percent of Students Snagging Taxpayer-Funded Private School Vouchers in Statewide Program This School Year Attended A Private School Last Year
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Oct 18, 6:08 AM, One Wisconsin Now:

As the cost for the private school voucher program hits nearly $350 million per year, data from the state Department of Public Instruction shows nearly 82 percent of students in the statewide expansion of the program in the 2019-20 school >
Guest columnist: Bevin undermining public education to boost charter schools
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Oct 18, 5:58 AM, The State Journal:

Gov. Matt Bevin is determined to undermine public education in Kentucky. His quest is to establish charter schools in our state, which can make charter school bosses rich but rob public schools of their funding.

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Partisan divide reaches into views of higher education
/6

Oct 18, 7:57 AM, Roll Call:

Once, American colleges and universities enjoyed bipartisan support, and Republicans and Democrats alike believed in the value of higher education.Today, not so much. And that could be a big issue as Congress considers reauthorizing the >
Review & Outlook: Chicago Teachers Strike Again
/6

Oct 18, 7:54 AM, Wall Street Journal:

In a popular children’s book “Click, Clack, Moo,” the cows refuse to produce milk and persuade some hens to stop laying eggs until a farmer acquiesces to their demands. After he concedes, the ducks go on strike. Welcome to Chicago, where >
Editorial: Missouri releases baffling school performance scores. Does anyone know what they mean?
/6

Oct 18, 7:52 AM, Kansas City Star:

Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has released results from its annual performance reviews of schools in the state.
Teachers union won't back candidates who voted for PERS reforms
/6

Oct 18, 6:52 AM, Mail Tribune:

A third Oregon union says it won’t endorse or contribute to primary campaigns for candidates who voted for reforms to Oregon’s costly public pension system earlier this year.
New proposals on the table, but Chicago teachers strike enters Day 2
/6

Oct 18, 6:35 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

Chicago teachers will forge ahead with day two of their strike after spending Thursday picketing outside schools, rallying and marching through downtown streets and, for a couple dozen, continuing to work toward a deal with city and >
Editorial: A useful guide for parents
/6

Oct 18, 6:28 AM, Frederick News-Post:

Almost every parent will now have an objective measure of how ready their child is to attend college. No longer will parents have to guess about projected success. It will enable them to help their child make an informed decision.
Over 81 Percent of Students Snagging Taxpayer-Funded Private School Vouchers in Statewide Program This School Year Attended A Private School Last Year
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Oct 18, 6:08 AM, One Wisconsin Now:

As the cost for the private school voucher program hits nearly $350 million per year, data from the state Department of Public Instruction shows nearly 82 percent of students in the statewide expansion of the program in the 2019-20 school >
Guest columnist: Bevin undermining public education to boost charter schools
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Oct 18, 5:58 AM, The State Journal:

Gov. Matt Bevin is determined to undermine public education in Kentucky. His quest is to establish charter schools in our state, which can make charter school bosses rich but rob public schools of their funding.