Friday, February 23, 2018


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DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children
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Feb 23, 8:30 AM, Associated Press:

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday called for allowing military families to use federal funds to pay for private school or other educational services for their children. The idea is part of Trump administration’s focus on >
Education Mediocrity Remains - New Center for Education Reform Report Outlines "disappointing reality" For Most Students
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Feb 22, 8:15 AM, PR Web :

Education gaps, access to training, technology and lack of options all add up to a ‘disappointing reality’ for most US citizens, according a new report authored by Dr. Cara Candal, Research Fellow at the Center for Education >
One Year In, Betsy DeVos Has Supercharged Teacher Activism (CER in the news)
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Feb 14, 8:15 AMHuffington Post:

As in so many industries and among Democrats at large, there has been a wave of activism in response to President Donald Trump in the past year. In education, this activism has manifested as a renewed rallying around traditional public >
Does Trump’s Education Budget Even Matter? 
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Feb 14, 8:13 AM, The Atlantic:

President Trump’s proposed federal budget, unveiled Monday, calls for major cuts to existing education programs and a huge increase for school-choice initiatives. The first question stemming from his blueprint is this: How seriously will >
Frederick M. Hess: The Real Promise of School Choice
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Feb 13, 8:29 AM, US News & World Report:

In the end, the right way to think about choice is not as Dr. Pendergrast's Miracle Salve but as an opportunity to empower educators, entrepreneurs and parents. And we should take care not to lose sight of that amidst our energetic debates >
DeVos seeks cuts from Education Department to support school choice
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Feb 13, 8:29 AM, Washington Post:

More than $1 billion would be spent on private school vouchers and other school choice plans under the budget proposal released Monday by President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. The proposal also calls for slashing the >
Inside The Virtual Schools Lobby: 'I Trust Parents'
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Feb 13, 8:23 AM, NPR:

The main issue at stake in the fight is this: Virtual schools' test scores and graduation rates have, consistently, been very low. So low that their performance, along with, at times, disputes over attendance, have led them to be shut down >
As Online Schools Expand, So Do Questions About Their Performance 
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Feb 12, 9:23 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Online classrooms offer greater flexibility and freedom, but a review of more than 400 full-time virtual schools shows they deliver relatively poor performance and low graduation rates.

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Charter School Continues to Grow
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Feb 23, 8:29 AM, Centre County Gazette :

The Young Scholars of Central PA Charter School recently expanded and was renovated, giving a growing student body a better space in which to learn.
Oklahoma City councilman wants school district converted to charter system
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Feb 23, 8:20 AM, KOCO Oklahoma City:

The Oklahoma City school district is preparing to search for its 12th superintendent since the year 2000. As the district faces some challenging days ahead, one Oklahoma City councilman has introduced an idea to turn the school district >
Western Pa.'s school districts set up own cyber academies to keep money, students in-house
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Feb 23, 8:06 AM, The Tribune-Review :

Instead of paying for students to be educated elsewhere, Westmoreland County's largest school district had to find a way to meet the demand for online education. Four years ago, Hempfield Area opened its own cyber academy. This year, 99 >
Detroit Schools Will Sell to a Prison, But Not a Charter School
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Feb 23, 8:04 AM, Mackinac Center for Public Policy:

After spending months fighting to prevent the sale of an abandoned building to a charter school, Detroit’s superintendent supports the sale of another property to a prison.
Meet the charter school whose enrollment is catching CCISD's attention
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Feb 23, 7:56 AM, KRIS-TV:

So, when a district leader informed CCISD school board members that a specific charter school's enrollment increase (K through 5th grade) is beginning to factor in to projected enrollment decreases at CCISD, it raised questions about how >
Charter schools could get more money if NC lawmakers overhaul K-12 funding system
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Feb 23, 7:47 AM, News & Observer:

Charter school supporters lobbied state lawmakers Thursday for more money at a time when charter schools and traditional public schools are arguing with each over about how much funding they receive.
Panel vote advances proposal on tuition
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Feb 23, 7:27 AM, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:

The Legislature's Joint Budget Committee voted Thursday to advance a proposal that would allow taxpayers with 529 college savings plans to use withdrawals for tuition at a public, private or religious elementary or secondary school.
Democratic state senators condemn proposal minimizing the role of Gary's elected School BoardDemocratic state senators condemn proposal minimizing the role of Gary's elected School Board
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Feb 23, 7:01 AM, Kokomo Perspective:

Some two dozen Gary residents and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson joined state Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Merrillville, Thursday at the Statehouse as he condemned a proposal to further sideline the already powerless elected trustees of the Gary >
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Charter School Continues to Grow
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Feb 23, 8:29 AM, Centre County Gazette :

The Young Scholars of Central PA Charter School recently expanded and was renovated, giving a growing student body a better space in which to learn.
Oklahoma City councilman wants school district converted to charter system
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Feb 23, 8:20 AM, KOCO Oklahoma City:

The Oklahoma City school district is preparing to search for its 12th superintendent since the year 2000. As the district faces some challenging days ahead, one Oklahoma City councilman has introduced an idea to turn the school district >
Western Pa.'s school districts set up own cyber academies to keep money, students in-house
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Feb 23, 8:06 AM, The Tribune-Review :

Instead of paying for students to be educated elsewhere, Westmoreland County's largest school district had to find a way to meet the demand for online education. Four years ago, Hempfield Area opened its own cyber academy. This year, 99 >
Detroit Schools Will Sell to a Prison, But Not a Charter School
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Feb 23, 8:04 AM, Mackinac Center for Public Policy:

After spending months fighting to prevent the sale of an abandoned building to a charter school, Detroit’s superintendent supports the sale of another property to a prison.
Meet the charter school whose enrollment is catching CCISD's attention
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Feb 23, 7:56 AM, KRIS-TV:

So, when a district leader informed CCISD school board members that a specific charter school's enrollment increase (K through 5th grade) is beginning to factor in to projected enrollment decreases at CCISD, it raised questions about how >
Democratic state senators condemn proposal minimizing the role of Gary's elected School BoardDemocratic state senators condemn proposal minimizing the role of Gary's elected School Board
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Feb 23, 7:01 AM, Kokomo Perspective:

Some two dozen Gary residents and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson joined state Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Merrillville, Thursday at the Statehouse as he condemned a proposal to further sideline the already powerless elected trustees of the Gary >
Innovation designation proposed for Jasper High School
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Feb 23, 6:46 AM, Harrison Daily Times:

Students, teachers and administrators agree that the flex scheduling initiative began last fall has been successful. The policy allows students to pace their own learning, provides time for students needing one on one instruction, and >
Philly will get one new charter school; SRC denies 6 more
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Feb 23, 6:42 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

The School Reform Commission Thursday night approved a single new charter school for Philadelphia, another outpost for the successful MaST network in Northeast Philadelphia and adding 1,300 students to the city’s charter rolls.

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DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children
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Feb 23, 8:30 AM, Associated Press:

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday called for allowing military families to use federal funds to pay for private school or other educational services for their children. The idea is part of Trump administration’s focus on >
Charter School Continues to Grow
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Feb 23, 8:29 AM, Centre County Gazette :

The Young Scholars of Central PA Charter School recently expanded and was renovated, giving a growing student body a better space in which to learn.
Oklahoma City councilman wants school district converted to charter system
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Feb 23, 8:20 AM, KOCO Oklahoma City:

The Oklahoma City school district is preparing to search for its 12th superintendent since the year 2000. As the district faces some challenging days ahead, one Oklahoma City councilman has introduced an idea to turn the school district >
Western Pa.'s school districts set up own cyber academies to keep money, students in-house
/6

Feb 23, 8:06 AM, The Tribune-Review :

Instead of paying for students to be educated elsewhere, Westmoreland County's largest school district had to find a way to meet the demand for online education. Four years ago, Hempfield Area opened its own cyber academy. This year, 99 >
Detroit Schools Will Sell to a Prison, But Not a Charter School
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Feb 23, 8:04 AM, Mackinac Center for Public Policy:

After spending months fighting to prevent the sale of an abandoned building to a charter school, Detroit’s superintendent supports the sale of another property to a prison.
Meet the charter school whose enrollment is catching CCISD's attention
/6

Feb 23, 7:56 AM, KRIS-TV:

So, when a district leader informed CCISD school board members that a specific charter school's enrollment increase (K through 5th grade) is beginning to factor in to projected enrollment decreases at CCISD, it raised questions about how >
Charter schools could get more money if NC lawmakers overhaul K-12 funding system
/6

Feb 23, 7:47 AM, News & Observer:

Charter school supporters lobbied state lawmakers Thursday for more money at a time when charter schools and traditional public schools are arguing with each over about how much funding they receive.
Panel vote advances proposal on tuition
/6

Feb 23, 7:27 AM, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:

The Legislature's Joint Budget Committee voted Thursday to advance a proposal that would allow taxpayers with 529 college savings plans to use withdrawals for tuition at a public, private or religious elementary or secondary school.

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DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children
/6

Feb 23, 8:30 AM, Associated Press:

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday called for allowing military families to use federal funds to pay for private school or other educational services for their children. The idea is part of Trump administration’s focus on >
Charter School Continues to Grow
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Feb 23, 8:29 AM, Centre County Gazette :

The Young Scholars of Central PA Charter School recently expanded and was renovated, giving a growing student body a better space in which to learn.
Oklahoma City councilman wants school district converted to charter system
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Feb 23, 8:20 AM, KOCO Oklahoma City:

The Oklahoma City school district is preparing to search for its 12th superintendent since the year 2000. As the district faces some challenging days ahead, one Oklahoma City councilman has introduced an idea to turn the school district >
Western Pa.'s school districts set up own cyber academies to keep money, students in-house
/6

Feb 23, 8:06 AM, The Tribune-Review :

Instead of paying for students to be educated elsewhere, Westmoreland County's largest school district had to find a way to meet the demand for online education. Four years ago, Hempfield Area opened its own cyber academy. This year, 99 >
Detroit Schools Will Sell to a Prison, But Not a Charter School
/6

Feb 23, 8:04 AM, Mackinac Center for Public Policy:

After spending months fighting to prevent the sale of an abandoned building to a charter school, Detroit’s superintendent supports the sale of another property to a prison.
Meet the charter school whose enrollment is catching CCISD's attention
/6

Feb 23, 7:56 AM, KRIS-TV:

So, when a district leader informed CCISD school board members that a specific charter school's enrollment increase (K through 5th grade) is beginning to factor in to projected enrollment decreases at CCISD, it raised questions about how >
Charter schools could get more money if NC lawmakers overhaul K-12 funding system
/6

Feb 23, 7:47 AM, News & Observer:

Charter school supporters lobbied state lawmakers Thursday for more money at a time when charter schools and traditional public schools are arguing with each over about how much funding they receive.
Panel vote advances proposal on tuition
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Feb 23, 7:27 AM, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:

The Legislature's Joint Budget Committee voted Thursday to advance a proposal that would allow taxpayers with 529 college savings plans to use withdrawals for tuition at a public, private or religious elementary or secondary school.