Sunday, May 26, 2019


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Sanders’s Education Plan Renews Debate Over Charter Schools and Segregation
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May 24, 7:39 AM, New York Times:

When Senator Bernie Sanders delivered a wide-ranging speech on education Saturday, he became the first major Democratic candidate to propose a detailed plan to racially integrate schools, calling for $1 billion in funding to support local >
DeVos becoming popular target for Democrats in 2020 race
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May 24, 7:35 AM, Associated Press:

Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls Betsy DeVos the “worst secretary of education we’ve seen.” Sen. Amy Klobuchar says DeVos “shouldn’t be in her job.” Beto O’Rourke’s take on DeVos: “We can do >
Opinion: Bring Back the Old Cory Booker
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May 24, 7:32 AM, City Journal:

As a young councilman in Newark, Cory Booker listened to parents describe how they broke the law by claiming they lived somewhere other than the city to get their kids into good schools.
Commentary: The ‘Underpaid Teachers’ Myth
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May 23, 7:42 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Are public-school teachers really underpaid? It’s a claim often made during teacher pay disputes, but the same data and statistical methods that produce the “teacher salary gap” lead to some ridiculous conclusions—such as that nurses and >
Letter: Charter Schools Underserve Students of Color
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May 23, 7:40 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Regarding your May 7 editorial “An NAACP Revolt on Charters”: Let us be clear—a quality education should be provided to all children. As we commemorate the 65th anniversary of the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision, we continue >
Opinion: Sanders Chooses Teachers Unions Over Black Voters
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May 22, 7:24 AM, Wall Street Journal:

The candidate calls for a moratorium on charter schools. It’s bad politics and even worse policy.
Unionized Charter Schools: An Unlikely Course Our Democracy Depends On
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May 22, 7:23 AM, Forbes:

Many charter schools have delivered powerful results for students by focusing on children first. And unions have staked out the teacher-happiness terrain, focusing on satisfaction, retention and job quality. Why have we forced a choice: >
The Higher Education Desert
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May 21, 7:52 AM, U.S. News & World Report:

Research shows that the farther someone lives from a public college, the less likely they are to pursue a degree.

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State Board of Education blasts Duval for slow turnaround of failing schools
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May 24, 7:29 AM, Florida Times Union:

Duval County Public Schools faced intense scrutiny at a Florida Board of Education meeting this week, with members of the board even floating the idea of a state takeover.
Editorial: Where’s the accountability for charter schools?
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May 24, 7:07 AM, The Mountaineer:

Taxpayers should demand — and expect — accountability. At all levels of government, we elect representatives who must answer for their votes.
New Bedford charter school plan on the ropes
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May 24, 7:04 AM, CommonWealth Magazine:

A PLAN TOUTED by state education leaders as a breakthrough compromise aimed at healing the rift between district and charter schools has instead inflamed passions on Beacon Hill where the proposal is faltering and has reignited one of the >
Letter: Charter grant concerns State Board
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May 24, 6:53 AM, The Detroit News:

This month, the State Board of Education was presented with grant criteria that ultimately could spend $47 million in taxpayer money on new and expanding charter schools. As elected board members, we raised legitimate questions about the >
Family Focus: Northwest Ohio Classical Academy is new this fall
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May 24, 6:47 AM, WTOL:

"The nice thing about charter schools or community schools is that they're grassroots,” Principal Phillip Schwenk said. “So the only significant attribution I can give it is that there’s families here that care a lot about this type of >
Explorer Academy showcased as charter school compromise
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May 24, 6:43 AM, Huntington Herald Dispatch:

But the model set by Explorer Academy - built four years ago completely under the Expeditionary Learning (EL) curriculum, though operated as a normal public elementary school in Cabell County - may be a point of compromise in the state's >
Utah governor questions the state’s ranking as dead last in per-pupil funding. But the figure he’s using is for a different year.
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May 24, 6:24 AM, Salt Lake Tribune:

Gov. Gary Herbert said he doubts the accuracy of U.S. Census data showing Utah has again ranked last in the nation for money spent per student — despite the state holding the bottom spot for at least the past two decades.
EDITORIAL: Legislative Democrats burden school districts with higher costs
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May 24, 6:22 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

Obviously, Nevada’s public school funding “crisis” isn’t as acute as advertised. State taxpayers are scolded ad infinitum that more money, money, money is the solution to all of Nevada’s education pathologies, particularly dismal test >
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State Board of Education blasts Duval for slow turnaround of failing schools
/6

May 24, 7:29 AM, Florida Times Union:

Duval County Public Schools faced intense scrutiny at a Florida Board of Education meeting this week, with members of the board even floating the idea of a state takeover.
New Bedford charter school plan on the ropes
/6

May 24, 7:04 AM, CommonWealth Magazine:

A PLAN TOUTED by state education leaders as a breakthrough compromise aimed at healing the rift between district and charter schools has instead inflamed passions on Beacon Hill where the proposal is faltering and has reignited one of the >
Family Focus: Northwest Ohio Classical Academy is new this fall
/6

May 24, 6:47 AM, WTOL:

"The nice thing about charter schools or community schools is that they're grassroots,” Principal Phillip Schwenk said. “So the only significant attribution I can give it is that there’s families here that care a lot about this type of >
Explorer Academy showcased as charter school compromise
/6

May 24, 6:43 AM, Huntington Herald Dispatch:

But the model set by Explorer Academy - built four years ago completely under the Expeditionary Learning (EL) curriculum, though operated as a normal public elementary school in Cabell County - may be a point of compromise in the state's >
Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy – known for 100% college acceptance rates – put reputation ahead of results
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May 24, 6:05 AM, Chicago Reporter:

Each spring, Urban Prep Academies boasts that 100% of seniors graduating from each of its three campuses gains admission to a four-year college or university. But if you look beneath the 100% college acceptance claim – which sometimes gets >
Students flourish at this high school. So why is it labeled an F?
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May 24, 5:20 AM, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal:

School leaders have fought these ratings from the beginning, arguing the assessments Davis and her peers prepare for all year should be the ones the Mississippi Department of Education uses to grade the school district, not the state >
Why some students don’t go to college even when it’s free
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May 24, 4:58 AM, The Ann Arbor News:

Graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools since 2006 have been offered free college tuition, though many do not go on to earn a degree. Some leave the money on the table altogether.
Letter: Protecting school choice is important
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May 24, 4:52 AM, Enumclaw Courier-Herald:

Jacob was struggling with both attendance and low grades. He needed a different way to finish school. We found ISWA, public school at home, where the teachers, the curriculum, and the method work in concert to personalize a successful plan >

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Sanders’s Education Plan Renews Debate Over Charter Schools and Segregation
/6

May 24, 7:39 AM, New York Times:

When Senator Bernie Sanders delivered a wide-ranging speech on education Saturday, he became the first major Democratic candidate to propose a detailed plan to racially integrate schools, calling for $1 billion in funding to support local >
DeVos becoming popular target for Democrats in 2020 race
/6

May 24, 7:35 AM, Associated Press:

Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls Betsy DeVos the “worst secretary of education we’ve seen.” Sen. Amy Klobuchar says DeVos “shouldn’t be in her job.” Beto O’Rourke’s take on DeVos: “We can do >
Opinion: Bring Back the Old Cory Booker
/6

May 24, 7:32 AM, City Journal:

As a young councilman in Newark, Cory Booker listened to parents describe how they broke the law by claiming they lived somewhere other than the city to get their kids into good schools.
State Board of Education blasts Duval for slow turnaround of failing schools
/6

May 24, 7:29 AM, Florida Times Union:

Duval County Public Schools faced intense scrutiny at a Florida Board of Education meeting this week, with members of the board even floating the idea of a state takeover.
Editorial: Where’s the accountability for charter schools?
/6

May 24, 7:07 AM, The Mountaineer:

Taxpayers should demand — and expect — accountability. At all levels of government, we elect representatives who must answer for their votes.
New Bedford charter school plan on the ropes
/6

May 24, 7:04 AM, CommonWealth Magazine:

A PLAN TOUTED by state education leaders as a breakthrough compromise aimed at healing the rift between district and charter schools has instead inflamed passions on Beacon Hill where the proposal is faltering and has reignited one of the >
Letter: Charter grant concerns State Board
/6

May 24, 6:53 AM, The Detroit News:

This month, the State Board of Education was presented with grant criteria that ultimately could spend $47 million in taxpayer money on new and expanding charter schools. As elected board members, we raised legitimate questions about the >
Family Focus: Northwest Ohio Classical Academy is new this fall
/6

May 24, 6:47 AM, WTOL:

"The nice thing about charter schools or community schools is that they're grassroots,” Principal Phillip Schwenk said. “So the only significant attribution I can give it is that there’s families here that care a lot about this type of >

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Sanders’s Education Plan Renews Debate Over Charter Schools and Segregation
/6

May 24, 7:39 AM, New York Times:

When Senator Bernie Sanders delivered a wide-ranging speech on education Saturday, he became the first major Democratic candidate to propose a detailed plan to racially integrate schools, calling for $1 billion in funding to support local >
DeVos becoming popular target for Democrats in 2020 race
/6

May 24, 7:35 AM, Associated Press:

Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls Betsy DeVos the “worst secretary of education we’ve seen.” Sen. Amy Klobuchar says DeVos “shouldn’t be in her job.” Beto O’Rourke’s take on DeVos: “We can do >
Opinion: Bring Back the Old Cory Booker
/6

May 24, 7:32 AM, City Journal:

As a young councilman in Newark, Cory Booker listened to parents describe how they broke the law by claiming they lived somewhere other than the city to get their kids into good schools.
State Board of Education blasts Duval for slow turnaround of failing schools
/6

May 24, 7:29 AM, Florida Times Union:

Duval County Public Schools faced intense scrutiny at a Florida Board of Education meeting this week, with members of the board even floating the idea of a state takeover.
Editorial: Where’s the accountability for charter schools?
/6

May 24, 7:07 AM, The Mountaineer:

Taxpayers should demand — and expect — accountability. At all levels of government, we elect representatives who must answer for their votes.
New Bedford charter school plan on the ropes
/6

May 24, 7:04 AM, CommonWealth Magazine:

A PLAN TOUTED by state education leaders as a breakthrough compromise aimed at healing the rift between district and charter schools has instead inflamed passions on Beacon Hill where the proposal is faltering and has reignited one of the >
Letter: Charter grant concerns State Board
/6

May 24, 6:53 AM, The Detroit News:

This month, the State Board of Education was presented with grant criteria that ultimately could spend $47 million in taxpayer money on new and expanding charter schools. As elected board members, we raised legitimate questions about the >
Family Focus: Northwest Ohio Classical Academy is new this fall
/6

May 24, 6:47 AM, WTOL:

"The nice thing about charter schools or community schools is that they're grassroots,” Principal Phillip Schwenk said. “So the only significant attribution I can give it is that there’s families here that care a lot about this type of >