Monday, February 24, 2020


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Black and Latino Voters Are Looking for ‘More Than Just Some Token Words’
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Feb 24, 10:09 AM, New York Times:

Interviews with dozens of black and Latino Democrats in both states in recent days show that many feel ambivalence or disappointment in the party that is relying on them and anger over the process that narrowed the most diverse slate of >
How To Increase Consumer Confidence In Higher Education
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Feb 24, 10:06 AM, Forbes:

The lack of consumer confidence in higher education represents a serious threat to opportunity for the millions of Americans who do not know where to turn to prepare themselves for a fast-changing workplace.
Do the Benefits of Digital Devices in School Classrooms Outweigh the Downsides?
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Feb 24, 10:05 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Technology has steadily worked its way into classrooms around the world, from kindergarten to graduate school. Its use in schools has been strongly supported by the U.S. Education Department, among others, and it is widely viewed as a >
Letter: Tom Steyer understands importance of access to educational opportunity
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Feb 24, 10:03 AM, Greenville News:

Education is a tool we can give them that they can use to propel themselves into a bright future. With this knowledge, it is vital that we make sure that this support is not based on zip code. All of our children deserve access to equal >
Opinion: Why Warren’s ardent defense of the teachers union monopoly hurts students
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Feb 21, 8:42 AM, Washington Post:

In Pennsylvania, as elsewhere, there is a wearying constant, a simmering conflict. On one side are parents seeking charter schools — public schools granted more administrative and instruction discretion than enjoyed by unionized public >
22% Of College Students Are Also Parents. We Should Support Them
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Feb 21, 8:40 AM, WBUR:

There are nearly 4 million undergraduate student parents in the U.S., about 22% of all undergrads. In New England, nearly 18% of undergraduates are parents.
How Technology is Changing the Future of Higher Education
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Feb 20, 10:00 AM, New York Times:

Labs test artificial intelligence, virtual reality and other innovations that could improve learning and lower costs for Generation Z and beyond.
Companies Invest in Partnerships, Workforce Training to Bridge Skills Gap
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Feb 20, 10:00 AM, US News & World Report:

Employers from a variety of industries – including Amazon, Facebook, Chevron, Home Depot and Siemens – have in recent years announced plans to collectively pump hundreds of millions of dollars into domestic skills training courses; >

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Opinion: Corporations hurt low-income and minority students by pulling school choice funding
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Feb 24, 10:00 AM, Washington Examiner:

Her statement is incorrect, and her efforts are unintentionally hurting the very children she is claiming to help. First, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students regardless of their sexual orientation. >
Charter schools help narrow the achievement gap | Opinion
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Feb 24, 9:33 AM, The Record:

When my first-grade daughter struggled with reading, her teacher struggled with how to teach her. We eventually found a path forward, but only with the aid of my intervention.
Column: You’ll need a shower after reading about this school board race that’s descended into the gutter
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Feb 24, 8:23 AM, Los Angeles Times:

I understand the sentiment, but as I’ve said before, I don’t think our public schools are failing our children, no matter how many well-intended millionaires in the so-called reform movement think it’s as simple as that.
The ‘sacred cow’ of Boston’s education landscape
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Feb 24, 7:50 AM, The Boston Globe:

The current process, which judges applicants half on grades and half on test scores, has worked well for many private school families, whose children win spots at Boston Latin School at much higher rates than public school students. And >
Parents blame Tennessee education department upheaval for voucher problems
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Feb 24, 7:46 AM, The Daily Memphian:

The resignations of the IEA director and her two staff members, a lag in replacing them, a failure by the state to answer pleas for more resources, and the challenges of overseeing a complicated program have all contributed to delayed >
NYC students have until April 1 to apply to high-demand charter schools
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Feb 24, 7:46 AM, amNY:

As New Yorkers have seen increased test scores and more personalized school experiences at charter schools in the city, the number of applicants for these schools has jumped 26% in the last five years.
No deal on school vouchers as lawmakers head home
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Feb 24, 7:11 AM, Columbus Dispatch:

Ohio lawmakers are preparing to head home without a deal on school vouchers — leaving districts, parents and educators to wonder whether a compromise can be reached by the April 1 deadline.
Children deserve to have school choice | Opinion
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Feb 24, 6:30 AM, The Patriot News:

Cyber programs are not for everyone, but 35,000 students who have chosen cyber matter, and for them, the school systems that have developed excellence in instruction and support matter greatly. And this is exactly what Pennsylvania’s cyber >
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Black and Latino Voters Are Looking for ‘More Than Just Some Token Words’
/6

Feb 24, 10:09 AM, New York Times:

Interviews with dozens of black and Latino Democrats in both states in recent days show that many feel ambivalence or disappointment in the party that is relying on them and anger over the process that narrowed the most diverse slate of >
How To Increase Consumer Confidence In Higher Education
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Feb 24, 10:06 AM, Forbes:

The lack of consumer confidence in higher education represents a serious threat to opportunity for the millions of Americans who do not know where to turn to prepare themselves for a fast-changing workplace.
Do the Benefits of Digital Devices in School Classrooms Outweigh the Downsides?
/6

Feb 24, 10:05 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Technology has steadily worked its way into classrooms around the world, from kindergarten to graduate school. Its use in schools has been strongly supported by the U.S. Education Department, among others, and it is widely viewed as a >
Letter: Tom Steyer understands importance of access to educational opportunity
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Feb 24, 10:03 AM, Greenville News:

Education is a tool we can give them that they can use to propel themselves into a bright future. With this knowledge, it is vital that we make sure that this support is not based on zip code. All of our children deserve access to equal >
Opinion: Corporations hurt low-income and minority students by pulling school choice funding
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Feb 24, 10:00 AM, Washington Examiner:

Her statement is incorrect, and her efforts are unintentionally hurting the very children she is claiming to help. First, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students regardless of their sexual orientation. >
Charter schools help narrow the achievement gap | Opinion
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Feb 24, 9:33 AM, The Record:

When my first-grade daughter struggled with reading, her teacher struggled with how to teach her. We eventually found a path forward, but only with the aid of my intervention.
Column: You’ll need a shower after reading about this school board race that’s descended into the gutter
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Feb 24, 8:23 AM, Los Angeles Times:

I understand the sentiment, but as I’ve said before, I don’t think our public schools are failing our children, no matter how many well-intended millionaires in the so-called reform movement think it’s as simple as that.
The ‘sacred cow’ of Boston’s education landscape
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Feb 24, 7:50 AM, The Boston Globe:

The current process, which judges applicants half on grades and half on test scores, has worked well for many private school families, whose children win spots at Boston Latin School at much higher rates than public school students. And >

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Black and Latino Voters Are Looking for ‘More Than Just Some Token Words’
/6

Feb 24, 10:09 AM, New York Times:

Interviews with dozens of black and Latino Democrats in both states in recent days show that many feel ambivalence or disappointment in the party that is relying on them and anger over the process that narrowed the most diverse slate of >
How To Increase Consumer Confidence In Higher Education
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Feb 24, 10:06 AM, Forbes:

The lack of consumer confidence in higher education represents a serious threat to opportunity for the millions of Americans who do not know where to turn to prepare themselves for a fast-changing workplace.
Do the Benefits of Digital Devices in School Classrooms Outweigh the Downsides?
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Feb 24, 10:05 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Technology has steadily worked its way into classrooms around the world, from kindergarten to graduate school. Its use in schools has been strongly supported by the U.S. Education Department, among others, and it is widely viewed as a >
Letter: Tom Steyer understands importance of access to educational opportunity
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Feb 24, 10:03 AM, Greenville News:

Education is a tool we can give them that they can use to propel themselves into a bright future. With this knowledge, it is vital that we make sure that this support is not based on zip code. All of our children deserve access to equal >
Opinion: Corporations hurt low-income and minority students by pulling school choice funding
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Feb 24, 10:00 AM, Washington Examiner:

Her statement is incorrect, and her efforts are unintentionally hurting the very children she is claiming to help. First, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students regardless of their sexual orientation. >
Charter schools help narrow the achievement gap | Opinion
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Feb 24, 9:33 AM, The Record:

When my first-grade daughter struggled with reading, her teacher struggled with how to teach her. We eventually found a path forward, but only with the aid of my intervention.
Column: You’ll need a shower after reading about this school board race that’s descended into the gutter
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Feb 24, 8:23 AM, Los Angeles Times:

I understand the sentiment, but as I’ve said before, I don’t think our public schools are failing our children, no matter how many well-intended millionaires in the so-called reform movement think it’s as simple as that.
The ‘sacred cow’ of Boston’s education landscape
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Feb 24, 7:50 AM, The Boston Globe:

The current process, which judges applicants half on grades and half on test scores, has worked well for many private school families, whose children win spots at Boston Latin School at much higher rates than public school students. And >
Parents blame Tennessee education department upheaval for voucher problems
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Feb 24, 7:46 AM, The Daily Memphian:

The resignations of the IEA director and her two staff members, a lag in replacing them, a failure by the state to answer pleas for more resources, and the challenges of overseeing a complicated program have all contributed to delayed >
NYC students have until April 1 to apply to high-demand charter schools
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Feb 24, 7:46 AM, amNY:

As New Yorkers have seen increased test scores and more personalized school experiences at charter schools in the city, the number of applicants for these schools has jumped 26% in the last five years.
No deal on school vouchers as lawmakers head home
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Feb 24, 7:11 AM, Columbus Dispatch:

Ohio lawmakers are preparing to head home without a deal on school vouchers — leaving districts, parents and educators to wonder whether a compromise can be reached by the April 1 deadline.
Children deserve to have school choice | Opinion
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Feb 24, 6:30 AM, The Patriot News:

Cyber programs are not for everyone, but 35,000 students who have chosen cyber matter, and for them, the school systems that have developed excellence in instruction and support matter greatly. And this is exactly what Pennsylvania’s cyber >
Commentary: School choice for Nevada families under attack
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Feb 24, 6:20 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

On the east side of Las Vegas, there’s a public school where kids can get double doses of math and reading to jump-start their learning. They have bilingual teachers who look and sound like they do. They thrive in a technology-rich >
Opinion: Why Warren’s ardent defense of the teachers union monopoly hurts students
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Feb 21, 8:42 AM, Washington Post:

In Pennsylvania, as elsewhere, there is a wearying constant, a simmering conflict. On one side are parents seeking charter schools — public schools granted more administrative and instruction discretion than enjoyed by unionized public >
22% Of College Students Are Also Parents. We Should Support Them
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Feb 21, 8:40 AM, WBUR:

There are nearly 4 million undergraduate student parents in the U.S., about 22% of all undergrads. In New England, nearly 18% of undergraduates are parents.
St. Paul teachers union votes to strike over lack of progress in negotiations
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Feb 21, 8:06 AM, Pioneer Press:

Members of the St. Paul teachers union voted Thursday to authorize a strike over a lack of progress in contract negotiations with the state’s second-largest school district.
Cramer Hill Advocate Confident but Cautious About Charter School Expansion
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Feb 21, 8:03 AM, TAPinto Camden:

Four months after residents said they were blindsided by the proposed expansion of a charter school in their neighborhood — which led the City Council to table an ordinance — Cramer Hill Residents Association president Mary Cortes told >
Cambridge high school struggles with equal access to AP classes
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Feb 21, 7:42 AM, Boston Globe:

The stubborn persistence of the gap, in the face of repeated attempts to wipe it out, has contributed to recent racial tensions at the high school, where some Black students say they still feel like outsiders. And it sharply underscores >
Hearing To Save Chicago Virtual Charter School Called Off At Last Minute
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Feb 21, 7:11 AM, CBS Chicago:

The supporters of the Chicago Virtual Charter School – which is set to close – were planning to be at a critical hearing to save the school. But the State of Illinois pulled the plug on the hearing at the last minute.
Can appointed state school board raise Alabama’s national standing in education?
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Feb 21, 7:05 AM, The Birmingham News:

Alabama voters will decide March 3 whether to move from an elected state school board to one appointed by the Governor. A yes vote on Amendment One sends the elected state school board home. A no vote keeps the board in place.
Editorial: Private school, public role
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Feb 21, 6:59 AM, Albany Times Union:

This doesn't mean, of course, that all instruction should look the same. There are many paths to the goal of a well-rounded education, and that means evaluating nontraditional schools will be a complex task, not a cookie-cutter >
Opinion: Private interests are wrongly shaping education policies in Ohio
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Feb 21, 6:47 AM, Cleveland Plain Dealer:

The great uproar around EdChoice should have us asking about how policy is made: specifically, whose voices are being elevated, and whose are being diminished, when Ohio education policy is being created?
New supt. brings new school thinking to Providence
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Feb 21, 6:44 AM, Providence Journal:

Harrison Peters, the school district’s new superintendent, arrived Thursday with a cheerleader’s spirit, a critical mind and a belief that meaningful change can’t come soon enough to the city’s troubled public >
California students sued because they were such poor readers. They just won $53-million to help them
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Feb 21, 6:32 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Two years ago, a group of students and their teachers sued the state of California for doing a poor job teaching kids how to read — 53% of California third-graders did not meet state test standards that year, and scores have increased only >
Philly schools overpaying charters millions of dollars for special-education students, district says
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Feb 21, 6:22 AM, Philadelpia Inquirer:

The Philadelphia School District overpays charter schools by millions of dollars because of a state formula that forces artificially high rates for special-education services, according to a new analysis by the district.
Charter Advocates Argue for State to Fund Their School Construction
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Feb 21, 6:19 AM, New Jersey Spotlight:

And, despite opposition from plaintiffs, charter association and families seek to join ongoing litigation over funding for needy school districts.
Gov. Hogan attacks proposed tax plan to fund education reform
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Feb 21, 6:05 AM, WTOP:

Maryland democratic officials believe they’ve found a possible funding solution to their ambitious education reform bill. Gov. Larry Hogan, on the contrary, views the proposal as a destruction of his work to ease the tax burden on >
How Technology is Changing the Future of Higher Education
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Feb 20, 10:00 AM, New York Times:

Labs test artificial intelligence, virtual reality and other innovations that could improve learning and lower costs for Generation Z and beyond.
Companies Invest in Partnerships, Workforce Training to Bridge Skills Gap
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Feb 20, 10:00 AM, US News & World Report:

Employers from a variety of industries – including Amazon, Facebook, Chevron, Home Depot and Siemens – have in recent years announced plans to collectively pump hundreds of millions of dollars into domestic skills training courses; >
The job market is hot. So why are half of U.S. grads missing out?
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Feb 20, 9:58 AM, Los Angeles Times:

For the first time in decades, recent college graduates are more likely to be out of work than the population as a whole, according to the New York Federal Reserve. And for the lower-earning half of college grads, the wage premium is >
Opinion: There’s a real progressive case for supporting charter schools
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Feb 20, 9:56 AM, Washington Post:

Properly implemented, charter schools can provide a valuable challenge to the injustice of neighborhood-based school enrollment. As privileged — usually white — parents across the country combat efforts to racially and socioeconomically >
Opinion: Low-income parents seeking charter schools losing support from both left and right
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Feb 20, 9:44 AM, The Hill:

Those caught in the middle, and the clear losers here, are tens of thousands of black and Hispanic parents who can’t afford to move to the suburbs and desperately seek out charter schools they believe, and evidence shows, offer their >
School District Borders Can Worsen Inequality. These Students Are Fighting for a Better Education
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Feb 20, 9:40 AM, TIME:

But if the differences between Benton Harbor and St. Joseph are especially obvious, the forces that drive them apart are hardly unique. There are hundreds of American school districts like Benton Harbor: financially imperiled, academically >
School district officials hope to see cyber charter funding reform become reality
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Feb 20, 9:37 AM, Bradford Era:

Education is necessary and freedom of choice is an important aspect of education. While the importance of choice is recognized, local school district officials have expressed hope for a more level playing field when it comes to funding for >
A bill is coming that would change enrollment rules for Colorado charter schools. Could it also deter more from opening?
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Feb 20, 9:17 AM, The Colorado Sun:

Rep. Shannon Bird plans to introduce legislation that would revamp the application and appeals processes for charter schools. Education groups fear the changes single out charters and put their future in question.
St. Paul teachers take strike vote Thursday. Here’s what they’re bargaining for.
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Feb 20, 8:57 AM, Pioneer Press:

For a fifth straight contract cycle, the St. Paul Federation of Educators is “bargaining for the common good,” adopting the Chicago Teachers Union’s strategy of negotiating a wide range of topics, some of which fall outside the usual >
Charter Commission Director Steps Down For New DOE Role
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Feb 20, 8:36 AM, Honolulu Civil Beat:

Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission Executive Director Sione Thompson plans to step down from his role effective Thursday if confirmed by the state Board of Education to be the next complex area superintendent for the >
A Few Things To Know About Charter Schools In N.H., As Battle Continues Over Funding.
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Feb 20, 8:19 AM, New Hampshire Public Radio:

Lawmakers, education advocates, and state officials are entering the third month of a high-profile battle over whether to accept a large federal grant to double the number of public charter schools in New Hampshire.
Failed Philly cyber charter application highlights weaknesses in state law, observer says
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Feb 20, 8:19 AM, Pennsylvania Capital-Star:

The state Department of Education has issued its first denial in years to a cyber charter school, thwarting a proposal for a new school that aimed to enroll 2,500 Pennsylvania students starting in 2021.
Plan to relocate Bayview charter school meets with resistance
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Feb 20, 8:17 AM, San Francisco Examiner:

The San Francisco Unified School District wants to relocate a Bayview elementary charter school to Treasure Island to free up space at Malcolm X Academy.
Dove Charter Schools sued after sending mailers to 107,000 students
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Feb 20, 8:05 AM, The Oklahoman:

Dove Charter School officials are being accused of illegally accessing confidential student information to send recruitment mailers to 107,000 fifth and sixth graders in Oklahoma.
Editorial: Education Department wisely relents on having districts oversee private schools
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Feb 20, 8:03 AM, The Buffalo News:

The state Education Department wisely walked back a proposal requiring local school districts to review the curricula at private schools. The proposal was a bad idea.
Free San Antonio education program helps adults finish college
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Feb 20, 7:41 AM, KSAT:

In 2015 a report from SA2020 revealed that 285,000 adults in Bexar County had some college credit, but no degree. That statistic spurred the creation of Upgrade the Fourth program powered by the San Antonio Education Partnership whose >
Opinion: Let's focus on the education of children, not charter versus RCSD
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Feb 20, 7:37 AM, Democrat & Chronicle:

The meeting gave parents an opportunity to apply to other charter schools and the urban-suburban program prior to the application deadline so their children would have a chance to remain in a higher performing school environment. It was >
'The Secret Shame': Educators say student achievement rates are divided along racial lines
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Feb 19, 8:43 AM, NBC News:

Places like San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis—which boast a very strong economy and very strong levels of education for white kids—are doing so poorly for kids at the bottom of the well.
Opinion: I Respect Teachers Unions and Their Right to Rally for Better Working Conditions
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Feb 19, 8:40 AM, The 74:

Families who are leaving their neighborhood districts are not doing so because they are being stolen, as they are not property. They have not been bamboozled or duped into moving their children to a new school, and to insinuate such is an >
D.C. Opportunity Scholarship a 'life changer' for hard-working family
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Feb 19, 8:37 AM, Catholic Standard:

When‌ ‌Martin‌ ‌and‌ ‌Scolastica‌ ‌Kimathi‌ ‌Kariithi‌ ‌just‌ started settling in ‌the‌ ‌United‌ ‌States‌ ‌after‌ ‌immigrating‌ ‌from‌ ‌Kenya‌ ‌in‌ ‌2010,‌ ‌finding‌ ‌a‌ ‌school‌ ‌that‌ ‌would‌ ‌provide‌ ‌a‌ ‌quality‌ ‌Catholic‌ >

Virginia public school teachers poised to gain collective bargaining rights
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Feb 19, 8:32 AM, Washington Post:

Teachers in Virginia may soon gain the right to collectively bargain with the public school systems that employ them — signaling a historic shift for the state and a major victory for labor advocates nationwide.
More NC Charter Schools Are Carving Off Diversity Seats In Admission Lotteries
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Feb 19, 8:13 AM, WFAE:

A growing number of North Carolina’s charter schools are setting aside seats for disadvantaged students in their fiercely competitive admission lotteries. It’s part of a $37 million push to make those schools more diverse.
College Readiness Remains Elusive For Many Bay Area Students Of Color
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Feb 19, 8:08 AM, San Francisco Gate:

The district, however, is not alone in its struggles to prepare its most vulnerable students to compete for coveted spots in the state's four-year universities because, while college readiness among all populations of Bay Area high school >
Silver Lining, Cloud, Silver Lining Again in Dallas Public Schools
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Feb 19, 7:43 AM, Dallas Observer:

But the results are clear, too. Since Dallas adopted its Teacher Excellence Index in 2014 to identify its best and worst teachers, the district’s students have chopped their own achievement gap in half. The district-wide student success >
Chartered: Florida is No. 2 in the country for charter school closures
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Feb 19, 7:27 AM, 10News WTSP:

Lincoln Memorial Academy was a charter school located in Palmetto. The school opened in 2018. One year later, the school was returned to the Manatee County School system after it was discovered the water was going to be shut off because of >
The Waukesha school doing things differently and succeeding at it
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Feb 19, 7:23 AM, WTMJ-TV:

It's all paying off. The most recent Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction review gave the school a score of 84.1 out of 100. With that ranking, the school just makes the cut for designation as "significantly exceeding >
‘We need some help’
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Feb 19, 7:21 AM, Albuquerque Journal :

Bayuk said he has been learning with dozens of others at Gordon Bernell Charter School for a month now, building skills that could help him find a job and stay out of jail. But the Gordon Bernell campus at MDC faces closure if it doesn’t >
MISD board leaders look another charter operator
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Feb 19, 7:18 AM, Midland Reporter-Telegram:

Third Future Schools, which operates three schools in Colorado, appears to be geared for grades pre-K through fifth. Agenda documents included a teacher compensation plan and a school calendar that shows the first day of school for Third >
Stitt to have final say on private school voucher transparency
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Feb 19, 6:53 AM, The Oklahoman:

A bill asking for more information on private school voucher recipients is heading to the governor’s desk.
Opinion: Are election-year politics at work in Florida school vouchers?
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Feb 19, 6:49 AM, The Sun Sentinel:

A newspaper reports that private schools using public money discriminate against certain children and adults. The state legislature tells those schools that they can’t take state money. Right? Not in Florida, home of the voucher school >
Harrisburg teachers see district’s new union contract as ‘down payment for our future’
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Feb 19, 6:43 AM, The Patroit News:

Harrisburg School District teachers will receive a 1 percent increase to their pay as well as a lump sum retroactive payment in March based on the collective bargaining agreement reached with Harrisburg Education Association.
Charter school advocates press state lawmakers to accept federal funds
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Feb 19, 6:37 AM, Concord Monitor:

Three times, Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut has tried to get a committee of lawmakers to accept the first phase of a five-year $46 million grant to establish new charter schools in New Hampshire.
Opinion: Michigan's public schools face educator shortage crisis
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Feb 19, 6:31 AM, The Detroit News:

According to the U.S. Department of Education, Michigan has experienced a 70.7% decline in enrollment in teacher-education programs in the last decade. The only state with a worse decline in students studying to become teachers is >
Voucher schools escape test score scrutiny
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Feb 19, 6:26 AM, Cleveland Plain Dealer:

An F grade for Cleveland Heights High School’s graduation rate let more students use vouchers this year, officially to escape a “failing” school for a better one. But Ohio doesn’t assure that schools that accept vouchers are any better >
Union leader: Bloomberg can go all the way
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Feb 18, 10:10 AM, The Hill:

The head of a major teacher's union said she thinks that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg could win the Democratic presidential nomination.
Opinion: School Choice Logic Doesn’t Apply Here. Does the Supreme Court Get That?
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Feb 18, 10:09 AM, New York Times:

The Montana education system was designed for fairness and pulling together. The justices should appreciate that legacy.
An Old and Contested Solution to Boost Reading Scores: Phonics
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Feb 18, 10:08 AM, New York Times:

As test scores lag, there’s a growing debate between proponents of the “science of reading,” which emphasizes phonics, and traditional educators who prefer to instill a love of literature.
Why Charter Schoolers Are Feuding With Betsy DeVos
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Feb 18, 10:05 AM, Forbes:

Charter schools are having a rough stretch. They’ve been under attack from leading Democratic presidential candidates. House Democrats have sought to eliminate federal support for charter schools. Meanwhile, the Trump administration and >
Beyond the spin is a grim reality: Nearly half of FL grads who took rigorous AP exams failed
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Feb 18, 9:39 AM, Florida Phoenix:

Florida officials raved last week when statewide results were released for the tough advanced placement exams that can help high school kids earn credits for college classes.
Opinion: Why Charter Schoolers Are Feuding With Betsy DeVos
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Feb 18, 9:37 AM, Forbes:

Charter schools are having a rough stretch. They’ve been under attack from leading Democratic presidential candidates. House Democrats have sought to eliminate federal support for charter schools. Meanwhile, the Trump administration and >
Editorial: Nevada Taxpayers Association: Teacher union tax hike plan a bad idea
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Feb 18, 9:33 AM, Las Vegas Review Journal:

Voters should be highly skeptical that Democratic candidates can hand out their goody bags without imposing large tax hikes on the middle class. Nevadans should likewise resist the idea of rewarding the state education establishment with >
A surprise big spender funds attack campaign mailers in key L.A. school board races
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Feb 18, 9:30 AM, Los Angeles Times:

The barrage of campaign mail flooding voters in a Los Angeles school board race includes images of a child holding what appears to be a gun, with the message that school board member Jackie Goldberg is responsible for putting children at >
Online Charter School Mails Recruitment Fliers To Thousands Of Students’ Homes
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Feb 18, 7:56 AM, KGOU:

The state Education Department is investigating how a startup statewide charter school obtained the home addresses of students across the state.

Letter: Charter school grant should be approved
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Feb 18, 7:52 AM, Concord Monitor:

Rejecting the $46 million public charter school grant could cost taxpayers up to $178 million over the next 10 years, according to a new report from the Department of Education. This is a costly mistake that New Hampshire families cannot >
New Arizona school voucher bills revive clash over their expansion
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Feb 18, 7:41 AM, KPNX:

Two bills at the state Legislature would allow Arizona families to use school vouchers to send their children to out-of-state schools.
Public education rally calls for increased public school funding and teacher pay, less funding for charter schools
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Feb 18, 7:33 AM, Chicago Tribune:

About 80 teachers, students and education advocates from across the state attended the event, a significant decrease from the 15,000 teachers and other supporters who came out for the Red for Ed Action Day at the Capitol building in >
Students failing, teachers fleeing: In Md., calls for sweeping — and expensive — education reform
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Feb 18, 6:54 AM, Washington Post:

Members of a landmark Maryland education commission on Monday painted a bleak picture of the state’s education system, one in which students are failing and teachers are fleeing, and warned that without drastic reforms by the General >
3 months after Red For Ed, Indiana teachers hold rally on progress
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Feb 18, 6:50 AM, CBS4 WTTV-TV:

Those pushing for public education reform were back at the statehouse Monday. It’s been about three months since a sea of red took over the capitol to rally for teachers.
Students at this Lehigh Valley elementary all get scholarships. It’s not enough, senator says.
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Feb 18, 6:38 AM, The Express-Times:

School choice funding may be a partisan issue from Washington, D.C., to Harrisburg, but it’s not for parents who want the best for their kids, says U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey.
EdChoice Families Back Ohio Senate's School Voucher Plan
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Feb 18, 6:33 AM, WOSU:

One by one, EdChoice students and parents supported a plan passed by the Senate to expand income-based vouchers to 300% of the federal poverty level while keeping 420 school buildings on EdChoice, which is based on school performance.
Senate committee advances strict turnaround school bill, calls for changes
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Feb 18, 6:30 AM, Tampa Bay Times:

Saying Florida needs to “step on the gas” to rid itself of F-rated schools, state Sen. Dennis Baxley on Monday pressed his Senate Education Committee colleagues to advance his bill that would accelerate the time frame in which the lowest >
Opinion: The partisan politics of school choice
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Feb 14, 10:00 AM, The Washington Examiner:

On the national level, this bifurcation appears to separate neatly into support for choice policies, such as charter schools, tax-credit programs, education savings accounts, and private school vouchers — and the Left's opposition to such >
Opinion: Trump's 'education freedom' plan is an attack on public schools. That's un-American.
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Feb 14, 9:52 AM, USA Today:

Trump and DeVos are peddling a dangerous vision of private education and individual freedom that undermines a fundamental pillar of our democracy.
Column Better pay for teachers makes perfect sense. But getting there won’t be easy.
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Feb 14, 9:50 AM:

As I expected, many readers reacted heatedly to last week’s column on a proposal to reduce teacher retirement plans so that teachers who produced the best results could be paid more.

Advocates want Gov. Tom Wolf to declare Philadelphia schools a ‘disaster’ area because of asbestos
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Feb 14, 9:15 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

A group of federal and local officials is preparing to ask Gov. Tom Wolf to issue a formal disaster declaration for the Philadelphia School District, citing the growing number of school closures because of potentially toxic asbestos >
St. Paul teachers union sets a Feb. 20 vote on authorizing a strike
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Feb 14, 9:12 AM, MPR News:

The union representing 3,600 teachers, educational assistants and community service workers in the St. Paul public schools says it will vote Feb. 20 on whether to authorize a strike against the school district.
Teacher Union-Backed Poll: Teachers Underpaid
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Feb 14, 8:47 AM, Alton Daily News:

A teachers union-sponsored poll of Illinois residents found that most think public school teachers should be paid more, receive their pensions earlier, and have the state provide more funding for public education.
Arts-focused public charter school to open in Meridian this fall
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Feb 14, 8:24 AM, Idaho Press:

Doral Academy of Idaho, an arts-focused public charter school, is set to open in Meridian this fall. It will be the first Idaho location for Doral Academy Inc., an organization that manages charter schools in Florida, Nevada and Colorado. >
Unique charter school asks lawmakers for funding, risks shutting down
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Feb 14, 8:22 AM, KOAT:

A school with a unique program could be shutting down. Gordon Bernell Charter School offers a different learning opportunity for adults.
Opportunities for tech education in Queens are slim: Report
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Feb 14, 8:20 AM, QNS:

Queens lags far behind Manhattan and Brooklyn when it comes to offering tech training and education programs, according to a new report from Tech:NYC and the Center for an Urban Future.
Gov. Lee defends voucher program
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Feb 14, 7:00 AM, The Daily Herald:

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday defended the rollout of his much-debated school voucher program and downplayed recent anger from lawmakers upset with how the state has prepared to give parents tax dollars to pay for private tuition.
Failing education system concerns Nevada voters
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Feb 14, 6:50 AM, KCRA:

It's a key battleground state in the presidential election: Nevada. It's also a state that is united in a commitment to fixing its public education system.
Pro-virtual school group takes charter authority to court over public records
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Feb 14, 6:46 AM, Nevada Currant:

The war between brick-and-mortar and virtual charter schools has many battlefields. One of those battlefields is the courtroom, and Carson City District Court on Wednesday awarded a small victory to advocates of virtual charter schools.
Editorial: Keep the pressure on to reform Boston schools
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Feb 14, 6:38 AM, Boston Globe:

Now would be the time for the state and the district to agree to an enforceable, specific timetable for reforms. If Walsh doesn’t want an embarrassing state intervention in the Boston Public Schools on his watch, and Baker doesn’t want to >
‘School choice’ is dividing Florida Democrats along racial lines. Could it help Donald Trump?
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Feb 14, 6:35 AM, Tampa Bay Times:

In Florida, where elections are won and lost on razor-thin margins, seemingly minuscule shifts in enthusiasm and turnout with demographics can be decisive.
Dems Call Income-Based School Vouchers Fairer For Families And Schools
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Feb 14, 6:33 AM, Ohio Public Radio:

Democratic state lawmakers are pushing for legislation that phases-out EdChoice private school vouchers, which are based on public school performance.
Opinion: Education Department keeps children from education they deserve
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Feb 14, 6:29 AM, Arizona Capital Times:

I am the mother of four children, two of whom participate in Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program. That means I am one of nearly 7,000 parents whose personal information was inadvertently disclosed by the Arizona Department of >
Colorado education board orders HOPE Online to close its elementary operations following low performance
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Feb 14, 6:25 AM, The Colorado Sun:

The board vote was 5 to 2. It’s the first time under the current accountability system, in place since 2009, that the State Board has ordered a school closed against its wishes.
Election could hinge on the union vote. But union endorsements? It’s complicated.
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Feb 13, 9:46 AM, Washington Post:

Organized labor could potentially turn the 2020 presidential election — if only it made up its mind. Unions are front and center this campaign season, having hosted a dozen or so forums and town hall meetings with the Democratic >
Speidel: There is room for all kinds of educational models, and school choice
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Feb 13, 9:42 AM, Valley Breeze:

I take several of Jane Arnold's points regarding school choice (letter to the editor, Feb. 6), but not the condescension inherent in the argument that low-income parents "may not have the education, background knowledge, time or energy to >
Commentary: Supporting private schools with public money makes no sense
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Feb 13, 9:40 AM, The Baltimore Sun:

As a retired 30-year Baltimore City Public Schools teacher, I know that public schools often have many things private schools do not. In private schools, there is a lower requirement for teacher qualifications, a lower annual salary for >
Bernie Sanders wades into a local education issue, criticizes D.C. decision to close school
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Feb 13, 9:38 AM, The Washington Post:

When it comes to the future of a public school in the nation’s capital, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has taken a stance: D.C. leaders should keep it open.
Why two-thirds of California students didn’t meet science standards
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Feb 13, 9:28 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Adults who took high school biology might remember a lecture on cell structure, then a test asking to identify its parts, plus an assignment to build a cell, perhaps with papier mâché and dry macaroni
Black and Latino Voters Are Looking for ‘More Than Just Some Token Words’
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Feb 24, 10:09 AM, New York Times:

Interviews with dozens of black and Latino Democrats in both states in recent days show that many feel ambivalence or disappointment in the party that is relying on them and anger over the process that narrowed the most diverse slate of >
How To Increase Consumer Confidence In Higher Education
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Feb 24, 10:06 AM, Forbes:

The lack of consumer confidence in higher education represents a serious threat to opportunity for the millions of Americans who do not know where to turn to prepare themselves for a fast-changing workplace.
Do the Benefits of Digital Devices in School Classrooms Outweigh the Downsides?
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Feb 24, 10:05 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Technology has steadily worked its way into classrooms around the world, from kindergarten to graduate school. Its use in schools has been strongly supported by the U.S. Education Department, among others, and it is widely viewed as a >
Letter: Tom Steyer understands importance of access to educational opportunity
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Feb 24, 10:03 AM, Greenville News:

Education is a tool we can give them that they can use to propel themselves into a bright future. With this knowledge, it is vital that we make sure that this support is not based on zip code. All of our children deserve access to equal >
Opinion: Corporations hurt low-income and minority students by pulling school choice funding
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Feb 24, 10:00 AM, Washington Examiner:

Her statement is incorrect, and her efforts are unintentionally hurting the very children she is claiming to help. First, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students regardless of their sexual orientation. >
Charter schools help narrow the achievement gap | Opinion
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Feb 24, 9:33 AM, The Record:

When my first-grade daughter struggled with reading, her teacher struggled with how to teach her. We eventually found a path forward, but only with the aid of my intervention.
Column: You’ll need a shower after reading about this school board race that’s descended into the gutter
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Feb 24, 8:23 AM, Los Angeles Times:

I understand the sentiment, but as I’ve said before, I don’t think our public schools are failing our children, no matter how many well-intended millionaires in the so-called reform movement think it’s as simple as that.
The ‘sacred cow’ of Boston’s education landscape
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Feb 24, 7:50 AM, The Boston Globe:

The current process, which judges applicants half on grades and half on test scores, has worked well for many private school families, whose children win spots at Boston Latin School at much higher rates than public school students. And >
Parents blame Tennessee education department upheaval for voucher problems
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Feb 24, 7:46 AM, The Daily Memphian:

The resignations of the IEA director and her two staff members, a lag in replacing them, a failure by the state to answer pleas for more resources, and the challenges of overseeing a complicated program have all contributed to delayed >
NYC students have until April 1 to apply to high-demand charter schools
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Feb 24, 7:46 AM, amNY:

As New Yorkers have seen increased test scores and more personalized school experiences at charter schools in the city, the number of applicants for these schools has jumped 26% in the last five years.
No deal on school vouchers as lawmakers head home
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Feb 24, 7:11 AM, Columbus Dispatch:

Ohio lawmakers are preparing to head home without a deal on school vouchers — leaving districts, parents and educators to wonder whether a compromise can be reached by the April 1 deadline.
Children deserve to have school choice | Opinion
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Feb 24, 6:30 AM, The Patriot News:

Cyber programs are not for everyone, but 35,000 students who have chosen cyber matter, and for them, the school systems that have developed excellence in instruction and support matter greatly. And this is exactly what Pennsylvania’s cyber >
Commentary: School choice for Nevada families under attack
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Feb 24, 6:20 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

On the east side of Las Vegas, there’s a public school where kids can get double doses of math and reading to jump-start their learning. They have bilingual teachers who look and sound like they do. They thrive in a technology-rich >
Opinion: Why Warren’s ardent defense of the teachers union monopoly hurts students
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Feb 21, 8:42 AM, Washington Post:

In Pennsylvania, as elsewhere, there is a wearying constant, a simmering conflict. On one side are parents seeking charter schools — public schools granted more administrative and instruction discretion than enjoyed by unionized public >
22% Of College Students Are Also Parents. We Should Support Them
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Feb 21, 8:40 AM, WBUR:

There are nearly 4 million undergraduate student parents in the U.S., about 22% of all undergrads. In New England, nearly 18% of undergraduates are parents.
St. Paul teachers union votes to strike over lack of progress in negotiations
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Feb 21, 8:06 AM, Pioneer Press:

Members of the St. Paul teachers union voted Thursday to authorize a strike over a lack of progress in contract negotiations with the state’s second-largest school district.
Cramer Hill Advocate Confident but Cautious About Charter School Expansion
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Feb 21, 8:03 AM, TAPinto Camden:

Four months after residents said they were blindsided by the proposed expansion of a charter school in their neighborhood — which led the City Council to table an ordinance — Cramer Hill Residents Association president Mary Cortes told >
Cambridge high school struggles with equal access to AP classes
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Feb 21, 7:42 AM, Boston Globe:

The stubborn persistence of the gap, in the face of repeated attempts to wipe it out, has contributed to recent racial tensions at the high school, where some Black students say they still feel like outsiders. And it sharply underscores >
Hearing To Save Chicago Virtual Charter School Called Off At Last Minute
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Feb 21, 7:11 AM, CBS Chicago:

The supporters of the Chicago Virtual Charter School – which is set to close – were planning to be at a critical hearing to save the school. But the State of Illinois pulled the plug on the hearing at the last minute.
Can appointed state school board raise Alabama’s national standing in education?
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Feb 21, 7:05 AM, The Birmingham News:

Alabama voters will decide March 3 whether to move from an elected state school board to one appointed by the Governor. A yes vote on Amendment One sends the elected state school board home. A no vote keeps the board in place.
Editorial: Private school, public role
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Feb 21, 6:59 AM, Albany Times Union:

This doesn't mean, of course, that all instruction should look the same. There are many paths to the goal of a well-rounded education, and that means evaluating nontraditional schools will be a complex task, not a cookie-cutter >
Opinion: Private interests are wrongly shaping education policies in Ohio
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Feb 21, 6:47 AM, Cleveland Plain Dealer:

The great uproar around EdChoice should have us asking about how policy is made: specifically, whose voices are being elevated, and whose are being diminished, when Ohio education policy is being created?
New supt. brings new school thinking to Providence
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Feb 21, 6:44 AM, Providence Journal:

Harrison Peters, the school district’s new superintendent, arrived Thursday with a cheerleader’s spirit, a critical mind and a belief that meaningful change can’t come soon enough to the city’s troubled public >
California students sued because they were such poor readers. They just won $53-million to help them
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Feb 21, 6:32 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Two years ago, a group of students and their teachers sued the state of California for doing a poor job teaching kids how to read — 53% of California third-graders did not meet state test standards that year, and scores have increased only >
Philly schools overpaying charters millions of dollars for special-education students, district says
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Feb 21, 6:22 AM, Philadelpia Inquirer:

The Philadelphia School District overpays charter schools by millions of dollars because of a state formula that forces artificially high rates for special-education services, according to a new analysis by the district.
Charter Advocates Argue for State to Fund Their School Construction
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Feb 21, 6:19 AM, New Jersey Spotlight:

And, despite opposition from plaintiffs, charter association and families seek to join ongoing litigation over funding for needy school districts.
Gov. Hogan attacks proposed tax plan to fund education reform
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Feb 21, 6:05 AM, WTOP:

Maryland democratic officials believe they’ve found a possible funding solution to their ambitious education reform bill. Gov. Larry Hogan, on the contrary, views the proposal as a destruction of his work to ease the tax burden on >
How Technology is Changing the Future of Higher Education
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Feb 20, 10:00 AM, New York Times:

Labs test artificial intelligence, virtual reality and other innovations that could improve learning and lower costs for Generation Z and beyond.
Companies Invest in Partnerships, Workforce Training to Bridge Skills Gap
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Feb 20, 10:00 AM, US News & World Report:

Employers from a variety of industries – including Amazon, Facebook, Chevron, Home Depot and Siemens – have in recent years announced plans to collectively pump hundreds of millions of dollars into domestic skills training courses; >
The job market is hot. So why are half of U.S. grads missing out?
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Feb 20, 9:58 AM, Los Angeles Times:

For the first time in decades, recent college graduates are more likely to be out of work than the population as a whole, according to the New York Federal Reserve. And for the lower-earning half of college grads, the wage premium is >
Opinion: There’s a real progressive case for supporting charter schools
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Feb 20, 9:56 AM, Washington Post:

Properly implemented, charter schools can provide a valuable challenge to the injustice of neighborhood-based school enrollment. As privileged — usually white — parents across the country combat efforts to racially and socioeconomically >
Opinion: Low-income parents seeking charter schools losing support from both left and right
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Feb 20, 9:44 AM, The Hill:

Those caught in the middle, and the clear losers here, are tens of thousands of black and Hispanic parents who can’t afford to move to the suburbs and desperately seek out charter schools they believe, and evidence shows, offer their >
School District Borders Can Worsen Inequality. These Students Are Fighting for a Better Education
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Feb 20, 9:40 AM, TIME:

But if the differences between Benton Harbor and St. Joseph are especially obvious, the forces that drive them apart are hardly unique. There are hundreds of American school districts like Benton Harbor: financially imperiled, academically >
School district officials hope to see cyber charter funding reform become reality
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Feb 20, 9:37 AM, Bradford Era:

Education is necessary and freedom of choice is an important aspect of education. While the importance of choice is recognized, local school district officials have expressed hope for a more level playing field when it comes to funding for >
A bill is coming that would change enrollment rules for Colorado charter schools. Could it also deter more from opening?
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Feb 20, 9:17 AM, The Colorado Sun:

Rep. Shannon Bird plans to introduce legislation that would revamp the application and appeals processes for charter schools. Education groups fear the changes single out charters and put their future in question.
St. Paul teachers take strike vote Thursday. Here’s what they’re bargaining for.
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Feb 20, 8:57 AM, Pioneer Press:

For a fifth straight contract cycle, the St. Paul Federation of Educators is “bargaining for the common good,” adopting the Chicago Teachers Union’s strategy of negotiating a wide range of topics, some of which fall outside the usual >
Charter Commission Director Steps Down For New DOE Role
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Feb 20, 8:36 AM, Honolulu Civil Beat:

Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission Executive Director Sione Thompson plans to step down from his role effective Thursday if confirmed by the state Board of Education to be the next complex area superintendent for the >
A Few Things To Know About Charter Schools In N.H., As Battle Continues Over Funding.
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Feb 20, 8:19 AM, New Hampshire Public Radio:

Lawmakers, education advocates, and state officials are entering the third month of a high-profile battle over whether to accept a large federal grant to double the number of public charter schools in New Hampshire.
Failed Philly cyber charter application highlights weaknesses in state law, observer says
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Feb 20, 8:19 AM, Pennsylvania Capital-Star:

The state Department of Education has issued its first denial in years to a cyber charter school, thwarting a proposal for a new school that aimed to enroll 2,500 Pennsylvania students starting in 2021.
Plan to relocate Bayview charter school meets with resistance
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Feb 20, 8:17 AM, San Francisco Examiner:

The San Francisco Unified School District wants to relocate a Bayview elementary charter school to Treasure Island to free up space at Malcolm X Academy.
Dove Charter Schools sued after sending mailers to 107,000 students
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Feb 20, 8:05 AM, The Oklahoman:

Dove Charter School officials are being accused of illegally accessing confidential student information to send recruitment mailers to 107,000 fifth and sixth graders in Oklahoma.
Editorial: Education Department wisely relents on having districts oversee private schools
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Feb 20, 8:03 AM, The Buffalo News:

The state Education Department wisely walked back a proposal requiring local school districts to review the curricula at private schools. The proposal was a bad idea.
Free San Antonio education program helps adults finish college
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Feb 20, 7:41 AM, KSAT:

In 2015 a report from SA2020 revealed that 285,000 adults in Bexar County had some college credit, but no degree. That statistic spurred the creation of Upgrade the Fourth program powered by the San Antonio Education Partnership whose >
Opinion: Let's focus on the education of children, not charter versus RCSD
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Feb 20, 7:37 AM, Democrat & Chronicle:

The meeting gave parents an opportunity to apply to other charter schools and the urban-suburban program prior to the application deadline so their children would have a chance to remain in a higher performing school environment. It was >
'The Secret Shame': Educators say student achievement rates are divided along racial lines
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Feb 19, 8:43 AM, NBC News:

Places like San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis—which boast a very strong economy and very strong levels of education for white kids—are doing so poorly for kids at the bottom of the well.
Opinion: I Respect Teachers Unions and Their Right to Rally for Better Working Conditions
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Feb 19, 8:40 AM, The 74:

Families who are leaving their neighborhood districts are not doing so because they are being stolen, as they are not property. They have not been bamboozled or duped into moving their children to a new school, and to insinuate such is an >
D.C. Opportunity Scholarship a 'life changer' for hard-working family
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Feb 19, 8:37 AM, Catholic Standard:

When‌ ‌Martin‌ ‌and‌ ‌Scolastica‌ ‌Kimathi‌ ‌Kariithi‌ ‌just‌ started settling in ‌the‌ ‌United‌ ‌States‌ ‌after‌ ‌immigrating‌ ‌from‌ ‌Kenya‌ ‌in‌ ‌2010,‌ ‌finding‌ ‌a‌ ‌school‌ ‌that‌ ‌would‌ ‌provide‌ ‌a‌ ‌quality‌ ‌Catholic‌ >

Virginia public school teachers poised to gain collective bargaining rights
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Feb 19, 8:32 AM, Washington Post:

Teachers in Virginia may soon gain the right to collectively bargain with the public school systems that employ them — signaling a historic shift for the state and a major victory for labor advocates nationwide.
More NC Charter Schools Are Carving Off Diversity Seats In Admission Lotteries
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Feb 19, 8:13 AM, WFAE:

A growing number of North Carolina’s charter schools are setting aside seats for disadvantaged students in their fiercely competitive admission lotteries. It’s part of a $37 million push to make those schools more diverse.
College Readiness Remains Elusive For Many Bay Area Students Of Color
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Feb 19, 8:08 AM, San Francisco Gate:

The district, however, is not alone in its struggles to prepare its most vulnerable students to compete for coveted spots in the state's four-year universities because, while college readiness among all populations of Bay Area high school >
Silver Lining, Cloud, Silver Lining Again in Dallas Public Schools
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Feb 19, 7:43 AM, Dallas Observer:

But the results are clear, too. Since Dallas adopted its Teacher Excellence Index in 2014 to identify its best and worst teachers, the district’s students have chopped their own achievement gap in half. The district-wide student success >
Chartered: Florida is No. 2 in the country for charter school closures
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Feb 19, 7:27 AM, 10News WTSP:

Lincoln Memorial Academy was a charter school located in Palmetto. The school opened in 2018. One year later, the school was returned to the Manatee County School system after it was discovered the water was going to be shut off because of >
The Waukesha school doing things differently and succeeding at it
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Feb 19, 7:23 AM, WTMJ-TV:

It's all paying off. The most recent Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction review gave the school a score of 84.1 out of 100. With that ranking, the school just makes the cut for designation as "significantly exceeding >
‘We need some help’
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Feb 19, 7:21 AM, Albuquerque Journal :

Bayuk said he has been learning with dozens of others at Gordon Bernell Charter School for a month now, building skills that could help him find a job and stay out of jail. But the Gordon Bernell campus at MDC faces closure if it doesn’t >
MISD board leaders look another charter operator
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Feb 19, 7:18 AM, Midland Reporter-Telegram:

Third Future Schools, which operates three schools in Colorado, appears to be geared for grades pre-K through fifth. Agenda documents included a teacher compensation plan and a school calendar that shows the first day of school for Third >
Stitt to have final say on private school voucher transparency
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Feb 19, 6:53 AM, The Oklahoman:

A bill asking for more information on private school voucher recipients is heading to the governor’s desk.
Opinion: Are election-year politics at work in Florida school vouchers?
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Feb 19, 6:49 AM, The Sun Sentinel:

A newspaper reports that private schools using public money discriminate against certain children and adults. The state legislature tells those schools that they can’t take state money. Right? Not in Florida, home of the voucher school >
Harrisburg teachers see district’s new union contract as ‘down payment for our future’
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Feb 19, 6:43 AM, The Patroit News:

Harrisburg School District teachers will receive a 1 percent increase to their pay as well as a lump sum retroactive payment in March based on the collective bargaining agreement reached with Harrisburg Education Association.
Charter school advocates press state lawmakers to accept federal funds
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Feb 19, 6:37 AM, Concord Monitor:

Three times, Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut has tried to get a committee of lawmakers to accept the first phase of a five-year $46 million grant to establish new charter schools in New Hampshire.
Opinion: Michigan's public schools face educator shortage crisis
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Feb 19, 6:31 AM, The Detroit News:

According to the U.S. Department of Education, Michigan has experienced a 70.7% decline in enrollment in teacher-education programs in the last decade. The only state with a worse decline in students studying to become teachers is >
Voucher schools escape test score scrutiny
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Feb 19, 6:26 AM, Cleveland Plain Dealer:

An F grade for Cleveland Heights High School’s graduation rate let more students use vouchers this year, officially to escape a “failing” school for a better one. But Ohio doesn’t assure that schools that accept vouchers are any better >
Union leader: Bloomberg can go all the way
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Feb 18, 10:10 AM, The Hill:

The head of a major teacher's union said she thinks that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg could win the Democratic presidential nomination.
Opinion: School Choice Logic Doesn’t Apply Here. Does the Supreme Court Get That?
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Feb 18, 10:09 AM, New York Times:

The Montana education system was designed for fairness and pulling together. The justices should appreciate that legacy.
An Old and Contested Solution to Boost Reading Scores: Phonics
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Feb 18, 10:08 AM, New York Times:

As test scores lag, there’s a growing debate between proponents of the “science of reading,” which emphasizes phonics, and traditional educators who prefer to instill a love of literature.
Why Charter Schoolers Are Feuding With Betsy DeVos
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Feb 18, 10:05 AM, Forbes:

Charter schools are having a rough stretch. They’ve been under attack from leading Democratic presidential candidates. House Democrats have sought to eliminate federal support for charter schools. Meanwhile, the Trump administration and >
Beyond the spin is a grim reality: Nearly half of FL grads who took rigorous AP exams failed
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Feb 18, 9:39 AM, Florida Phoenix:

Florida officials raved last week when statewide results were released for the tough advanced placement exams that can help high school kids earn credits for college classes.
Opinion: Why Charter Schoolers Are Feuding With Betsy DeVos
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Feb 18, 9:37 AM, Forbes:

Charter schools are having a rough stretch. They’ve been under attack from leading Democratic presidential candidates. House Democrats have sought to eliminate federal support for charter schools. Meanwhile, the Trump administration and >
Editorial: Nevada Taxpayers Association: Teacher union tax hike plan a bad idea
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Feb 18, 9:33 AM, Las Vegas Review Journal:

Voters should be highly skeptical that Democratic candidates can hand out their goody bags without imposing large tax hikes on the middle class. Nevadans should likewise resist the idea of rewarding the state education establishment with >
A surprise big spender funds attack campaign mailers in key L.A. school board races
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Feb 18, 9:30 AM, Los Angeles Times:

The barrage of campaign mail flooding voters in a Los Angeles school board race includes images of a child holding what appears to be a gun, with the message that school board member Jackie Goldberg is responsible for putting children at >
Online Charter School Mails Recruitment Fliers To Thousands Of Students’ Homes
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Feb 18, 7:56 AM, KGOU:

The state Education Department is investigating how a startup statewide charter school obtained the home addresses of students across the state.

Letter: Charter school grant should be approved
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Feb 18, 7:52 AM, Concord Monitor:

Rejecting the $46 million public charter school grant could cost taxpayers up to $178 million over the next 10 years, according to a new report from the Department of Education. This is a costly mistake that New Hampshire families cannot >
New Arizona school voucher bills revive clash over their expansion
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Feb 18, 7:41 AM, KPNX:

Two bills at the state Legislature would allow Arizona families to use school vouchers to send their children to out-of-state schools.
Public education rally calls for increased public school funding and teacher pay, less funding for charter schools
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Feb 18, 7:33 AM, Chicago Tribune:

About 80 teachers, students and education advocates from across the state attended the event, a significant decrease from the 15,000 teachers and other supporters who came out for the Red for Ed Action Day at the Capitol building in >
Students failing, teachers fleeing: In Md., calls for sweeping — and expensive — education reform
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Feb 18, 6:54 AM, Washington Post:

Members of a landmark Maryland education commission on Monday painted a bleak picture of the state’s education system, one in which students are failing and teachers are fleeing, and warned that without drastic reforms by the General >
3 months after Red For Ed, Indiana teachers hold rally on progress
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Feb 18, 6:50 AM, CBS4 WTTV-TV:

Those pushing for public education reform were back at the statehouse Monday. It’s been about three months since a sea of red took over the capitol to rally for teachers.
Students at this Lehigh Valley elementary all get scholarships. It’s not enough, senator says.
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Feb 18, 6:38 AM, The Express-Times:

School choice funding may be a partisan issue from Washington, D.C., to Harrisburg, but it’s not for parents who want the best for their kids, says U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey.
EdChoice Families Back Ohio Senate's School Voucher Plan
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Feb 18, 6:33 AM, WOSU:

One by one, EdChoice students and parents supported a plan passed by the Senate to expand income-based vouchers to 300% of the federal poverty level while keeping 420 school buildings on EdChoice, which is based on school performance.
Senate committee advances strict turnaround school bill, calls for changes
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Feb 18, 6:30 AM, Tampa Bay Times:

Saying Florida needs to “step on the gas” to rid itself of F-rated schools, state Sen. Dennis Baxley on Monday pressed his Senate Education Committee colleagues to advance his bill that would accelerate the time frame in which the lowest >
Opinion: The partisan politics of school choice
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Feb 14, 10:00 AM, The Washington Examiner:

On the national level, this bifurcation appears to separate neatly into support for choice policies, such as charter schools, tax-credit programs, education savings accounts, and private school vouchers — and the Left's opposition to such >
Opinion: Trump's 'education freedom' plan is an attack on public schools. That's un-American.
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Feb 14, 9:52 AM, USA Today:

Trump and DeVos are peddling a dangerous vision of private education and individual freedom that undermines a fundamental pillar of our democracy.
Column Better pay for teachers makes perfect sense. But getting there won’t be easy.
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Feb 14, 9:50 AM:

As I expected, many readers reacted heatedly to last week’s column on a proposal to reduce teacher retirement plans so that teachers who produced the best results could be paid more.

Advocates want Gov. Tom Wolf to declare Philadelphia schools a ‘disaster’ area because of asbestos
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Feb 14, 9:15 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

A group of federal and local officials is preparing to ask Gov. Tom Wolf to issue a formal disaster declaration for the Philadelphia School District, citing the growing number of school closures because of potentially toxic asbestos >
St. Paul teachers union sets a Feb. 20 vote on authorizing a strike
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Feb 14, 9:12 AM, MPR News:

The union representing 3,600 teachers, educational assistants and community service workers in the St. Paul public schools says it will vote Feb. 20 on whether to authorize a strike against the school district.
Teacher Union-Backed Poll: Teachers Underpaid
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Feb 14, 8:47 AM, Alton Daily News:

A teachers union-sponsored poll of Illinois residents found that most think public school teachers should be paid more, receive their pensions earlier, and have the state provide more funding for public education.
Arts-focused public charter school to open in Meridian this fall
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Feb 14, 8:24 AM, Idaho Press:

Doral Academy of Idaho, an arts-focused public charter school, is set to open in Meridian this fall. It will be the first Idaho location for Doral Academy Inc., an organization that manages charter schools in Florida, Nevada and Colorado. >
Unique charter school asks lawmakers for funding, risks shutting down
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Feb 14, 8:22 AM, KOAT:

A school with a unique program could be shutting down. Gordon Bernell Charter School offers a different learning opportunity for adults.
Opportunities for tech education in Queens are slim: Report
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Feb 14, 8:20 AM, QNS:

Queens lags far behind Manhattan and Brooklyn when it comes to offering tech training and education programs, according to a new report from Tech:NYC and the Center for an Urban Future.
Gov. Lee defends voucher program
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Feb 14, 7:00 AM, The Daily Herald:

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday defended the rollout of his much-debated school voucher program and downplayed recent anger from lawmakers upset with how the state has prepared to give parents tax dollars to pay for private tuition.
Failing education system concerns Nevada voters
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Feb 14, 6:50 AM, KCRA:

It's a key battleground state in the presidential election: Nevada. It's also a state that is united in a commitment to fixing its public education system.
Pro-virtual school group takes charter authority to court over public records
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Feb 14, 6:46 AM, Nevada Currant:

The war between brick-and-mortar and virtual charter schools has many battlefields. One of those battlefields is the courtroom, and Carson City District Court on Wednesday awarded a small victory to advocates of virtual charter schools.
Editorial: Keep the pressure on to reform Boston schools
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Feb 14, 6:38 AM, Boston Globe:

Now would be the time for the state and the district to agree to an enforceable, specific timetable for reforms. If Walsh doesn’t want an embarrassing state intervention in the Boston Public Schools on his watch, and Baker doesn’t want to >
‘School choice’ is dividing Florida Democrats along racial lines. Could it help Donald Trump?
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Feb 14, 6:35 AM, Tampa Bay Times:

In Florida, where elections are won and lost on razor-thin margins, seemingly minuscule shifts in enthusiasm and turnout with demographics can be decisive.
Dems Call Income-Based School Vouchers Fairer For Families And Schools
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Feb 14, 6:33 AM, Ohio Public Radio:

Democratic state lawmakers are pushing for legislation that phases-out EdChoice private school vouchers, which are based on public school performance.
Opinion: Education Department keeps children from education they deserve
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Feb 14, 6:29 AM, Arizona Capital Times:

I am the mother of four children, two of whom participate in Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program. That means I am one of nearly 7,000 parents whose personal information was inadvertently disclosed by the Arizona Department of >
Colorado education board orders HOPE Online to close its elementary operations following low performance
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Feb 14, 6:25 AM, The Colorado Sun:

The board vote was 5 to 2. It’s the first time under the current accountability system, in place since 2009, that the State Board has ordered a school closed against its wishes.
Election could hinge on the union vote. But union endorsements? It’s complicated.
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Feb 13, 9:46 AM, Washington Post:

Organized labor could potentially turn the 2020 presidential election — if only it made up its mind. Unions are front and center this campaign season, having hosted a dozen or so forums and town hall meetings with the Democratic >
Speidel: There is room for all kinds of educational models, and school choice
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Feb 13, 9:42 AM, Valley Breeze:

I take several of Jane Arnold's points regarding school choice (letter to the editor, Feb. 6), but not the condescension inherent in the argument that low-income parents "may not have the education, background knowledge, time or energy to >
Commentary: Supporting private schools with public money makes no sense
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Feb 13, 9:40 AM, The Baltimore Sun:

As a retired 30-year Baltimore City Public Schools teacher, I know that public schools often have many things private schools do not. In private schools, there is a lower requirement for teacher qualifications, a lower annual salary for >
Bernie Sanders wades into a local education issue, criticizes D.C. decision to close school
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Feb 13, 9:38 AM, The Washington Post:

When it comes to the future of a public school in the nation’s capital, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has taken a stance: D.C. leaders should keep it open.
Why two-thirds of California students didn’t meet science standards
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Feb 13, 9:28 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Adults who took high school biology might remember a lecture on cell structure, then a test asking to identify its parts, plus an assignment to build a cell, perhaps with papier mâché and dry macaroni

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Black and Latino Voters Are Looking for ‘More Than Just Some Token Words’
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Feb 24, 10:09 AM, New York Times:

Interviews with dozens of black and Latino Democrats in both states in recent days show that many feel ambivalence or disappointment in the party that is relying on them and anger over the process that narrowed the most diverse slate of >
How To Increase Consumer Confidence In Higher Education
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Feb 24, 10:06 AM, Forbes:

The lack of consumer confidence in higher education represents a serious threat to opportunity for the millions of Americans who do not know where to turn to prepare themselves for a fast-changing workplace.
Do the Benefits of Digital Devices in School Classrooms Outweigh the Downsides?
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Feb 24, 10:05 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Technology has steadily worked its way into classrooms around the world, from kindergarten to graduate school. Its use in schools has been strongly supported by the U.S. Education Department, among others, and it is widely viewed as a >
Letter: Tom Steyer understands importance of access to educational opportunity
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Feb 24, 10:03 AM, Greenville News:

Education is a tool we can give them that they can use to propel themselves into a bright future. With this knowledge, it is vital that we make sure that this support is not based on zip code. All of our children deserve access to equal >
Opinion: Corporations hurt low-income and minority students by pulling school choice funding
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Feb 24, 10:00 AM, Washington Examiner:

Her statement is incorrect, and her efforts are unintentionally hurting the very children she is claiming to help. First, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students regardless of their sexual orientation. >
Charter schools help narrow the achievement gap | Opinion
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Feb 24, 9:33 AM, The Record:

When my first-grade daughter struggled with reading, her teacher struggled with how to teach her. We eventually found a path forward, but only with the aid of my intervention.
Column: You’ll need a shower after reading about this school board race that’s descended into the gutter
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Feb 24, 8:23 AM, Los Angeles Times:

I understand the sentiment, but as I’ve said before, I don’t think our public schools are failing our children, no matter how many well-intended millionaires in the so-called reform movement think it’s as simple as that.
The ‘sacred cow’ of Boston’s education landscape
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Feb 24, 7:50 AM, The Boston Globe:

The current process, which judges applicants half on grades and half on test scores, has worked well for many private school families, whose children win spots at Boston Latin School at much higher rates than public school students. And >
Parents blame Tennessee education department upheaval for voucher problems
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Feb 24, 7:46 AM, The Daily Memphian:

The resignations of the IEA director and her two staff members, a lag in replacing them, a failure by the state to answer pleas for more resources, and the challenges of overseeing a complicated program have all contributed to delayed >
NYC students have until April 1 to apply to high-demand charter schools
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Feb 24, 7:46 AM, amNY:

As New Yorkers have seen increased test scores and more personalized school experiences at charter schools in the city, the number of applicants for these schools has jumped 26% in the last five years.
No deal on school vouchers as lawmakers head home
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Feb 24, 7:11 AM, Columbus Dispatch:

Ohio lawmakers are preparing to head home without a deal on school vouchers — leaving districts, parents and educators to wonder whether a compromise can be reached by the April 1 deadline.
Children deserve to have school choice | Opinion
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Feb 24, 6:30 AM, The Patriot News:

Cyber programs are not for everyone, but 35,000 students who have chosen cyber matter, and for them, the school systems that have developed excellence in instruction and support matter greatly. And this is exactly what Pennsylvania’s cyber >
Commentary: School choice for Nevada families under attack
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Feb 24, 6:20 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

On the east side of Las Vegas, there’s a public school where kids can get double doses of math and reading to jump-start their learning. They have bilingual teachers who look and sound like they do. They thrive in a technology-rich >
Opinion: Why Warren’s ardent defense of the teachers union monopoly hurts students
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Feb 21, 8:42 AM, Washington Post:

In Pennsylvania, as elsewhere, there is a wearying constant, a simmering conflict. On one side are parents seeking charter schools — public schools granted more administrative and instruction discretion than enjoyed by unionized public >
22% Of College Students Are Also Parents. We Should Support Them
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Feb 21, 8:40 AM, WBUR:

There are nearly 4 million undergraduate student parents in the U.S., about 22% of all undergrads. In New England, nearly 18% of undergraduates are parents.
St. Paul teachers union votes to strike over lack of progress in negotiations
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Feb 21, 8:06 AM, Pioneer Press:

Members of the St. Paul teachers union voted Thursday to authorize a strike over a lack of progress in contract negotiations with the state’s second-largest school district.
Cramer Hill Advocate Confident but Cautious About Charter School Expansion
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Feb 21, 8:03 AM, TAPinto Camden:

Four months after residents said they were blindsided by the proposed expansion of a charter school in their neighborhood — which led the City Council to table an ordinance — Cramer Hill Residents Association president Mary Cortes told >
Cambridge high school struggles with equal access to AP classes
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Feb 21, 7:42 AM, Boston Globe:

The stubborn persistence of the gap, in the face of repeated attempts to wipe it out, has contributed to recent racial tensions at the high school, where some Black students say they still feel like outsiders. And it sharply underscores >
Hearing To Save Chicago Virtual Charter School Called Off At Last Minute
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Feb 21, 7:11 AM, CBS Chicago:

The supporters of the Chicago Virtual Charter School – which is set to close – were planning to be at a critical hearing to save the school. But the State of Illinois pulled the plug on the hearing at the last minute.
Can appointed state school board raise Alabama’s national standing in education?
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Feb 21, 7:05 AM, The Birmingham News:

Alabama voters will decide March 3 whether to move from an elected state school board to one appointed by the Governor. A yes vote on Amendment One sends the elected state school board home. A no vote keeps the board in place.
Editorial: Private school, public role
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Feb 21, 6:59 AM, Albany Times Union:

This doesn't mean, of course, that all instruction should look the same. There are many paths to the goal of a well-rounded education, and that means evaluating nontraditional schools will be a complex task, not a cookie-cutter >
Opinion: Private interests are wrongly shaping education policies in Ohio
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Feb 21, 6:47 AM, Cleveland Plain Dealer:

The great uproar around EdChoice should have us asking about how policy is made: specifically, whose voices are being elevated, and whose are being diminished, when Ohio education policy is being created?
New supt. brings new school thinking to Providence
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Feb 21, 6:44 AM, Providence Journal:

Harrison Peters, the school district’s new superintendent, arrived Thursday with a cheerleader’s spirit, a critical mind and a belief that meaningful change can’t come soon enough to the city’s troubled public >
California students sued because they were such poor readers. They just won $53-million to help them
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Feb 21, 6:32 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Two years ago, a group of students and their teachers sued the state of California for doing a poor job teaching kids how to read — 53% of California third-graders did not meet state test standards that year, and scores have increased only >