Tuesday, April 13, 2021


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Blue States Are Failing Their Students by Not Reopening Schools. Here's How They Got It So Wrong
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Apr 13, 8:25 AM, TIME:

More than a year into the pandemic, the majority of K-12 students in blue states are still not attending school in person full-time. The failure to resume the normal rhythm of schooling in historically progressive states amounts to the >
Teachers Union Switches Stance, Now Endorses CDC Guidance on School Reopenings
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Apr 13, 8:19 AM, US News & World Report:

The head of the powerful American Federation of Teachers blessed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recent revision of social distancing in schools after initially saying it didn't take into account the unique challenges >
Arizona and Florida Point the Way to Better K-12 Education | Opinion
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Apr 13, 8:16 AM, Newsweek:

Arizona and Florida have done the most to take up this challenge to diversify schools. Both states have seen strong gains in overall academic performance—as well as large achievement gains for low-income students, students with >
Biden Pitches 41 Percent Spending Increase for Education Next Year on Top of COVID-19 Aid
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Apr 12, 8:33 AM, Education Week:

President Joe Biden is proposing major spending increases for the U.S. Department of Education in the next fiscal year—including major boosts for disadvantaged students, special education, and wraparound services at community schools—and >
Online Schools Are Here to Stay, Even After the Pandemic
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Apr 12, 8:32 AM, New York Times:

Some families have come to prefer stand-alone virtual schools and districts are rushing to accommodate them — though questions about remote learning persist.
Opinion: Covid Provides a Rare Chance to Transform Public Education
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Apr 12, 8:29 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Katrina made education reform possible, not inevitable, in Louisiana. The country must seize this moment and build the education system that students need. School is the most significant investment of time that young people make. It’s also >
Kids are returning to classrooms. But what will happen to those who stay at home?
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Apr 12, 8:28 AM, Washington Post:

As children across the country return to classrooms this spring, greeted by principals and teachers with air hugs, fist-pumping dances and “Welcome Back” videos, many students have chosen to remain just where they’ve been all school year: >
More Teachers Need to Know That They Can Leave Their Unions
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Apr 12, 8:26 AM, Real Clear Education:

It’s unreasonable to assume that all teachers agree with union efforts to keep schools closed, let alone the political agenda that the union is pushing. But the unions are doing their all to ensure lockstep loyalty. Teachers brave enough >

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Opinion: Great Schools Are the Solution to Educational ‘Segregation’
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Apr 13, 8:06 AM, Wall Street Journal:

New York could replicate Success Academy’s winning model, but standing up to the bureaucracy will take courage.
Catholic school creates program for public school students who fell behind due to COVID
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Apr 13, 7:45 AM, The Republican:

In the fall, a group of students will leave their public middle school and head to Arlington Catholic High School for the first time. They’re not considered freshmen. But they’re also not in eighth grade anymore.They’re in-between. The >
L.A. Unified proposes a 2-week school year extension for student learning loss, trauma
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Apr 13, 7:43 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Los Angeles school officials will consider a plan to extend the next school year by adding one week at the start in August and another week in January after winter break to address learning loss and trauma suffered by students during the >
Pa. Senate education leaders need to give local taxpayers a break on cyber-charter costs | Opinion
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Apr 13, 7:06 AM, Capital-Star:

School board members across the commonwealth are seeing red because the dollars they are sending to cyber- charter schools are spiraling out of control, putting intense pressure on local property taxes.
FEA rolls out another ad hammering union dues bill
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Apr 13, 7:02 AM, Florida Politics:

The Florida Education Association launched another ad in a continuing campaign to defeat a pair of bills that teachers say would weaken their unions.
Report: Coronavirus Caused Majority Of Urban Schools, Schools With More Students Of Color To Go Virtual This School Year
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Apr 13, 6:12 AM, Wisconsin Public Radio:

Wisconsin's urban schools were more likely to have students learning all or mostly virtually, compared to less than half of suburban schools and less than 20 percent of rural schools for the 2020-21 school year, according to a new >
Chicago Teachers Union prepares for possible walkout Wednesday over reopening plans; high school staffs would refuse to work in person
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Apr 13, 6:10 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Chicago Teachers Union members could refuse to report to high schools starting Wednesday if they still don’t have a deal with the school district for reopening high schools.

CPS ‘firmly committed’ to reopening high schools next week despite CTU’s threat to stay remote
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Apr 13, 6:05 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

High school teachers and staff returned to in-person work Monday but could revert to remote teaching this week if a deal isn’t reached with CPS.

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Opinion: Great Schools Are the Solution to Educational ‘Segregation’
/6

Apr 13, 8:06 AM, Wall Street Journal:

New York could replicate Success Academy’s winning model, but standing up to the bureaucracy will take courage.
Catholic school creates program for public school students who fell behind due to COVID
/6

Apr 13, 7:45 AM, The Republican:

In the fall, a group of students will leave their public middle school and head to Arlington Catholic High School for the first time. They’re not considered freshmen. But they’re also not in eighth grade anymore.They’re in-between. The >
L.A. Unified proposes a 2-week school year extension for student learning loss, trauma
/6

Apr 13, 7:43 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Los Angeles school officials will consider a plan to extend the next school year by adding one week at the start in August and another week in January after winter break to address learning loss and trauma suffered by students during the >
Chicago Teachers Union prepares for possible walkout Wednesday over reopening plans; high school staffs would refuse to work in person
/6

Apr 13, 6:10 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Chicago Teachers Union members could refuse to report to high schools starting Wednesday if they still don’t have a deal with the school district for reopening high schools.

CPS ‘firmly committed’ to reopening high schools next week despite CTU’s threat to stay remote
/6

Apr 13, 6:05 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

High school teachers and staff returned to in-person work Monday but could revert to remote teaching this week if a deal isn’t reached with CPS.

One out of six Baton Rouge school teachers stayed home Monday as part of a protest
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Apr 13, 6:00 AM, The Advocate:

About 16% of the teachers and instructional staff in East Baton Rouge Parish public schools opted to take Monday off, many in protest of a proposal from the new schools superintendent to shorten the summer break by two weeks and force many >
Hillsborough school leaders ask state, new charter school rep about IDEA Public Schools
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Apr 13, 5:55 AM, WFTS:

Charter schools are a big reason funding is disappearing from Hillsborough County Public Schools, as well as many other districts across Florida.
Rooted School, a New Orleans charter with flexible learning plans, flagged for class credit issues
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Apr 13, 5:48 AM, New Orleans Advocate:

Nearly a dozen seniors at Rooted School, a charter school in New Orleans set to graduate its inaugural class this year, will have to make up credit hours before graduating after the school landed in hot water with district officials for >

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Blue States Are Failing Their Students by Not Reopening Schools. Here's How They Got It So Wrong
/6

Apr 13, 8:25 AM, TIME:

More than a year into the pandemic, the majority of K-12 students in blue states are still not attending school in person full-time. The failure to resume the normal rhythm of schooling in historically progressive states amounts to the >
Teachers Union Switches Stance, Now Endorses CDC Guidance on School Reopenings
/6

Apr 13, 8:19 AM, US News & World Report:

The head of the powerful American Federation of Teachers blessed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recent revision of social distancing in schools after initially saying it didn't take into account the unique challenges >
Arizona and Florida Point the Way to Better K-12 Education | Opinion
/6

Apr 13, 8:16 AM, Newsweek:

Arizona and Florida have done the most to take up this challenge to diversify schools. Both states have seen strong gains in overall academic performance—as well as large achievement gains for low-income students, students with >
Opinion: Great Schools Are the Solution to Educational ‘Segregation’
/6

Apr 13, 8:06 AM, Wall Street Journal:

New York could replicate Success Academy’s winning model, but standing up to the bureaucracy will take courage.
Catholic school creates program for public school students who fell behind due to COVID
/6

Apr 13, 7:45 AM, The Republican:

In the fall, a group of students will leave their public middle school and head to Arlington Catholic High School for the first time. They’re not considered freshmen. But they’re also not in eighth grade anymore.They’re in-between. The >
L.A. Unified proposes a 2-week school year extension for student learning loss, trauma
/6

Apr 13, 7:43 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Los Angeles school officials will consider a plan to extend the next school year by adding one week at the start in August and another week in January after winter break to address learning loss and trauma suffered by students during the >
Pa. Senate education leaders need to give local taxpayers a break on cyber-charter costs | Opinion
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Apr 13, 7:06 AM, Capital-Star:

School board members across the commonwealth are seeing red because the dollars they are sending to cyber- charter schools are spiraling out of control, putting intense pressure on local property taxes.
FEA rolls out another ad hammering union dues bill
/6

Apr 13, 7:02 AM, Florida Politics:

The Florida Education Association launched another ad in a continuing campaign to defeat a pair of bills that teachers say would weaken their unions.

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Blue States Are Failing Their Students by Not Reopening Schools. Here's How They Got It So Wrong
/6

Apr 13, 8:25 AM, TIME:

More than a year into the pandemic, the majority of K-12 students in blue states are still not attending school in person full-time. The failure to resume the normal rhythm of schooling in historically progressive states amounts to the >
Teachers Union Switches Stance, Now Endorses CDC Guidance on School Reopenings
/6

Apr 13, 8:19 AM, US News & World Report:

The head of the powerful American Federation of Teachers blessed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recent revision of social distancing in schools after initially saying it didn't take into account the unique challenges >
Arizona and Florida Point the Way to Better K-12 Education | Opinion
/6

Apr 13, 8:16 AM, Newsweek:

Arizona and Florida have done the most to take up this challenge to diversify schools. Both states have seen strong gains in overall academic performance—as well as large achievement gains for low-income students, students with >
Opinion: Great Schools Are the Solution to Educational ‘Segregation’
/6

Apr 13, 8:06 AM, Wall Street Journal:

New York could replicate Success Academy’s winning model, but standing up to the bureaucracy will take courage.
Catholic school creates program for public school students who fell behind due to COVID
/6

Apr 13, 7:45 AM, The Republican:

In the fall, a group of students will leave their public middle school and head to Arlington Catholic High School for the first time. They’re not considered freshmen. But they’re also not in eighth grade anymore.They’re in-between. The >
L.A. Unified proposes a 2-week school year extension for student learning loss, trauma
/6

Apr 13, 7:43 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Los Angeles school officials will consider a plan to extend the next school year by adding one week at the start in August and another week in January after winter break to address learning loss and trauma suffered by students during the >
Pa. Senate education leaders need to give local taxpayers a break on cyber-charter costs | Opinion
/6

Apr 13, 7:06 AM, Capital-Star:

School board members across the commonwealth are seeing red because the dollars they are sending to cyber- charter schools are spiraling out of control, putting intense pressure on local property taxes.
FEA rolls out another ad hammering union dues bill
/6

Apr 13, 7:02 AM, Florida Politics:

The Florida Education Association launched another ad in a continuing campaign to defeat a pair of bills that teachers say would weaken their unions.