Tuesday, November 20, 2018


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Opinion: Policymakers Should Listen to Voters on School Choice
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Nov 19, 8:32 AM, National Review:

Despite a lot of headwinds and massive spending by the teachers’ unions and other opponents of education reform, school-choice supporters did very well in the 2018 midterm elections. The American Federation for Children and our >

Opinion: If you want better schools, don't evaluate teachers, coach them
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Nov 19, 8:31 AM, Los Angeles Times:

The Gates Foundation believed it knew how to boost high school graduation rates and cut the dropout rate — enhance the quality of teaching. Better teachers would give students a more rigorous education and improve their success rate.
The Future Of Learning? Well, It's Personal
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Nov 16, 7:08 AM, NPR:

If you do a Google image search for "classroom," you'll mostly see one familiar scene: rows or groups of desks, with a spot at the front of the room for the teacher. One teacher, many students: It's basically the definition of school as we >
Opinion: Stop trying to claim charter schools 'steal' money from traditional public schools
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Nov 16, 7:02 AM, Washington Examiner:

In late October, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that the state’s 12 charter schools can continue to receive public dollars. While school choice advocates may breathe a sigh of relief for now, this is only the most recent development in >
Reality Check Episode 45: Putting Education in Reach of Every Child, with Denise Gallucci
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Nov 14, 7:50 AM, National Review Online:

Denise Gallucci, chief executive officer of GEMS Education Americas, works tirelessly within and outside of her own company to help build a global citizenry among learners at all levels who can contribute positively and make real change in >
Opinion: The Blue Wave May Wash Education Reform Away
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Nov 14, 7:42 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Liberals may be able to slow these reform efforts, but snuffing them out completely is another matter. The good news is that the critical mass of people benefiting from school choice over the past quarter-century continues to expand. The >
Voters Widely Support Public Schools. So Why Is It So Hard to Pay for Them?
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Nov 14, 7:32 AM, New York Times:

If it were going to happen any year, it should have been this one. After a wave of teacher walkouts fired up people on both sides of the party line, the time seemed ripe for big investments in public schools.
Column: Charter Schools And The Search For A Friendly Authorizer
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Nov 13, 9:23 AM, Forbes:

Charter schools have been around for a few decades now, with almost every state offering its own mechanism for how these private schools can be run with the use of public tax dollars.

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Opinion: A Mayor Seeks to Stymie His City’s Only Successful School
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Nov 19, 8:28 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Alma del Mar (which means “soul of the sea”) is a success story in a city that badly needed one. Started in August 2011, it now has 446 children on its rolls—and even more than that on a waiting list, clamoring to be >
Hundreds of 9th graders applied for placement at these 21 New Orleans schools
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Nov 19, 8:21 AM, The Times-Picayune :

The city's public school system differs from the one in place more than a decade ago. Students used to enroll into schools in their neighborhood. Starting Nov. 19, families will have the opportunity to apply for 2019-20 school year >
Alma vs. New Bedford district: Charter school scores better than most but not all district schools
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Nov 19, 8:11 AM, New Bedford Standard-Times:

In a letter to the state in August, Alma del Mar executive director and founder Will Gardner said too many New Bedford families have been “relegated” to sending their kids to schools that perform among the lowest 10 percent in the >
Kansas’ next governor says job protections for teachers should be restored statewide
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Nov 19, 7:47 AM, The Wichita Eagle:

Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly said she would welcome a bill to again provide thousands of public school teachers with statewide due process protections that were eliminated years ago.
Charter school stresses science
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Nov 19, 7:44 AM, Rocky Mount Telegram:

North East Carolina Preparatory School is placing a greater emphasis on STEAM these days. “STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math — all the interrelated disciplines that pertain to exploring, understanding and then >
Philadelphia school board to consider three new charters
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Nov 19, 7:37 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

The Philadelphia school board will consider three applications to open charter schools this year, all affiliated with at least one school already operating in the city.
1 School Left In Paradise After Others Destroyed By The Camp Fire
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Nov 19, 7:34 AM, NPRhttps://www.npr.org/2018/11/16/668508605/1-school-left-in-paradise-not-destroyed-by-the-camp-fire:

California's deadliest wildfire, the Camp Fire, destroyed eight of the nine schools in Paradise. That has left school administrators scrambling to find ways to start teaching kids once again.
Charter school group calls for online and home school Valiant Academy to close
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Nov 19, 7:29 AM, The San Diego Union-Tribune:

A charter school advocacy group on Wednesday called for the closure of Valiant Academy, an online school and home school authorized in east San Diego County, based on its analysis of public school academic performance statewide.
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Opinion: A Mayor Seeks to Stymie His City’s Only Successful School
/6

Nov 19, 8:28 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Alma del Mar (which means “soul of the sea”) is a success story in a city that badly needed one. Started in August 2011, it now has 446 children on its rolls—and even more than that on a waiting list, clamoring to be >
Hundreds of 9th graders applied for placement at these 21 New Orleans schools
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Nov 19, 8:21 AM, The Times-Picayune :

The city's public school system differs from the one in place more than a decade ago. Students used to enroll into schools in their neighborhood. Starting Nov. 19, families will have the opportunity to apply for 2019-20 school year >
Alma vs. New Bedford district: Charter school scores better than most but not all district schools
/6

Nov 19, 8:11 AM, New Bedford Standard-Times:

In a letter to the state in August, Alma del Mar executive director and founder Will Gardner said too many New Bedford families have been “relegated” to sending their kids to schools that perform among the lowest 10 percent in the >
Charter school stresses science
/6

Nov 19, 7:44 AM, Rocky Mount Telegram:

North East Carolina Preparatory School is placing a greater emphasis on STEAM these days. “STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math — all the interrelated disciplines that pertain to exploring, understanding and then >
Philadelphia school board to consider three new charters
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Nov 19, 7:37 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

The Philadelphia school board will consider three applications to open charter schools this year, all affiliated with at least one school already operating in the city.
1 School Left In Paradise After Others Destroyed By The Camp Fire
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Nov 19, 7:34 AM, NPRhttps://www.npr.org/2018/11/16/668508605/1-school-left-in-paradise-not-destroyed-by-the-camp-fire:

California's deadliest wildfire, the Camp Fire, destroyed eight of the nine schools in Paradise. That has left school administrators scrambling to find ways to start teaching kids once again.
Charter school group calls for online and home school Valiant Academy to close
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Nov 19, 7:29 AM, The San Diego Union-Tribune:

A charter school advocacy group on Wednesday called for the closure of Valiant Academy, an online school and home school authorized in east San Diego County, based on its analysis of public school academic performance statewide.
With the school’s future in limbo, Salida del Sol advocates emphasize need for dual-language program in Greeley
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Nov 19, 7:23 AM, Greeley Tribune:

But as it moves through its fourth year of operation, the school some say is important to the community and the east Greeley neighborhoods it serves faces an uncertain future due to low test scores and consistently low state ratings.

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Opinion: Policymakers Should Listen to Voters on School Choice
/6

Nov 19, 8:32 AM, National Review:

Despite a lot of headwinds and massive spending by the teachers’ unions and other opponents of education reform, school-choice supporters did very well in the 2018 midterm elections. The American Federation for Children and our >

Opinion: If you want better schools, don't evaluate teachers, coach them
/6

Nov 19, 8:31 AM, Los Angeles Times:

The Gates Foundation believed it knew how to boost high school graduation rates and cut the dropout rate — enhance the quality of teaching. Better teachers would give students a more rigorous education and improve their success rate.
Opinion: A Mayor Seeks to Stymie His City’s Only Successful School
/6

Nov 19, 8:28 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Alma del Mar (which means “soul of the sea”) is a success story in a city that badly needed one. Started in August 2011, it now has 446 children on its rolls—and even more than that on a waiting list, clamoring to be >
Hundreds of 9th graders applied for placement at these 21 New Orleans schools
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Nov 19, 8:21 AM, The Times-Picayune :

The city's public school system differs from the one in place more than a decade ago. Students used to enroll into schools in their neighborhood. Starting Nov. 19, families will have the opportunity to apply for 2019-20 school year >
Alma vs. New Bedford district: Charter school scores better than most but not all district schools
/6

Nov 19, 8:11 AM, New Bedford Standard-Times:

In a letter to the state in August, Alma del Mar executive director and founder Will Gardner said too many New Bedford families have been “relegated” to sending their kids to schools that perform among the lowest 10 percent in the >
Kansas’ next governor says job protections for teachers should be restored statewide
/6

Nov 19, 7:47 AM, The Wichita Eagle:

Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly said she would welcome a bill to again provide thousands of public school teachers with statewide due process protections that were eliminated years ago.
Charter school stresses science
/6

Nov 19, 7:44 AM, Rocky Mount Telegram:

North East Carolina Preparatory School is placing a greater emphasis on STEAM these days. “STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math — all the interrelated disciplines that pertain to exploring, understanding and then >
Philadelphia school board to consider three new charters
/6

Nov 19, 7:37 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

The Philadelphia school board will consider three applications to open charter schools this year, all affiliated with at least one school already operating in the city.

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Opinion: Policymakers Should Listen to Voters on School Choice
/6

Nov 19, 8:32 AM, National Review:

Despite a lot of headwinds and massive spending by the teachers’ unions and other opponents of education reform, school-choice supporters did very well in the 2018 midterm elections. The American Federation for Children and our >

Opinion: If you want better schools, don't evaluate teachers, coach them
/6

Nov 19, 8:31 AM, Los Angeles Times:

The Gates Foundation believed it knew how to boost high school graduation rates and cut the dropout rate — enhance the quality of teaching. Better teachers would give students a more rigorous education and improve their success rate.
Opinion: A Mayor Seeks to Stymie His City’s Only Successful School
/6

Nov 19, 8:28 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Alma del Mar (which means “soul of the sea”) is a success story in a city that badly needed one. Started in August 2011, it now has 446 children on its rolls—and even more than that on a waiting list, clamoring to be >
Hundreds of 9th graders applied for placement at these 21 New Orleans schools
/6

Nov 19, 8:21 AM, The Times-Picayune :

The city's public school system differs from the one in place more than a decade ago. Students used to enroll into schools in their neighborhood. Starting Nov. 19, families will have the opportunity to apply for 2019-20 school year >
Alma vs. New Bedford district: Charter school scores better than most but not all district schools
/6

Nov 19, 8:11 AM, New Bedford Standard-Times:

In a letter to the state in August, Alma del Mar executive director and founder Will Gardner said too many New Bedford families have been “relegated” to sending their kids to schools that perform among the lowest 10 percent in the >
Kansas’ next governor says job protections for teachers should be restored statewide
/6

Nov 19, 7:47 AM, The Wichita Eagle:

Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly said she would welcome a bill to again provide thousands of public school teachers with statewide due process protections that were eliminated years ago.
Charter school stresses science
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Nov 19, 7:44 AM, Rocky Mount Telegram:

North East Carolina Preparatory School is placing a greater emphasis on STEAM these days. “STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math — all the interrelated disciplines that pertain to exploring, understanding and then >
Philadelphia school board to consider three new charters
/6

Nov 19, 7:37 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

The Philadelphia school board will consider three applications to open charter schools this year, all affiliated with at least one school already operating in the city.