Sunday, June 25, 2017

SCORECARD ON EDUCATION COVERAGE

MAKING SENSE OF EDUCATION NEWS USING AMERICA’S FAVORITE PASTIME
Media is More Reliable On
General Teacher Issues 50%
Achievement 49%
Other Education Issues 49%
Media is Less Reliable On
Teachers 26%
School Choice 32%
Charter Schools 32%

Reliability Score

27%

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DeVos Delivers Tough Love to Charter School Advocates
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Jun 14, 7:46 AM, U.S. News & World Report:

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday delivered a gut check to thousands of charter schools advocates gathered in Washington, D.C., reminding them that when it comes to school choice they are not the only player.
There Are Two Ways to Reform Education (CER in the news)
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Jun 13, 7:56 AM, Huffington Post:

If education reformers are honest with one another, we must admit that our efforts have a hit a wall, according to a new book published today by the Center for Education Reform.
Charter schools see opportunity with Republicans in power: lobbying group
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Jun 13, 7:54 AM, Reuters:

President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, both Republicans, suggested in their proposed budget last month to increase federal funding for charter schools, which are public schools that are run independently from local >
Are Virtual Schools the Future?
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Jun 13, 7:45 AM, The Atlantic:

Traditional, charter, religious, and virtual schools should be options for students, the education secretary argued, as should “an educational setting yet to be developed."
The stakes couldn’t be higher (by Jeanne Allen)
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Jun 12, 7:47 AM, NJBIZ:

Imagine a bi-partisan commission focused on one of America's most pressing national issues. Imagine a consensus opinion on what needs to be done to save generations of American youth-at-risk.
Education’s Double-Edged Sword
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Jun 12, 7:45 AM, U.S. News & World Report:

Dozens of charter school leaders met in Washington, D.C., last week, just blocks from the U.S. Capitol, to discuss a number of pressing issues facing the charter sector – chief among them, how to navigate the politically thorny situation >
Pro-Charter Group Finds Open Enrollment Among Public School Districts Helps Students in New Study&#1
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Jun 8, 7:40 AM, WKSU:

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute tracked 70,000 students who transferred from their home public schools to schools that admitted them through open enrollment. Chad Aldis with Fordham says, on average, students move up 2 to 4 percentiles >
Teachers unions across U.S. increase pressure for collective bargaining in charter schools
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Jun 7, 7:49 AM, The Washington Times:

Teachers unions increasingly are trying to unionize charter schools nationwide, an effort school choice advocates say will stymie the mission and success the nontraditional schools have delivered to struggling school systems.

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Charter schools still face challenges if mayoral control ends
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Jun 23, 7:40 AM, New York Post:

Even if mayoral control vanishes, charter schools would still face challenges in expanding their operations.
Pitbull considering opening SLAM charter school in Baltimore
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Jun 23, 7:39 AM, Washington Post:

Sports Leadership & Management (SLAM) schools exist nationwide, including in Miami and Atlanta , with a 96 percent graduation rate.
More than $6 million of debt endangers Grand Center Arts Academy’s survival
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Jun 23, 7:34 AM, St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

The leaders of Grand Center Arts Academy call their school a city success and a needed school option. It is the only performing arts charter school in St. Louis, offering instruction in theater, visual arts, dance and music.
First charter school class graduates Sunday
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Jun 23, 7:23 AM, Utica Observer Dispatch:

The three teens and the other 23 members of their class will graduate Sunday at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Marcy, the first graduation for the school. All of them will head to college in the fall, including five students who began high >
Hogan appoints four new members to Maryland state school board 
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Jun 23, 7:22 AM, Baltimore Sun:

Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed four new state school board members, whose stated support for school charters and more stringent academic accountability reflects the governors own thinking on education.
St. Louis students earn college degrees alongside high school diplomas in new programs
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Jun 23, 7:20 AM, St. Louis Post-Dispatch :

More public schools are starting early college programs like this one, which allow high-achieving students to essentially leave high school after their sophomore year and enroll as full-time students on a college campus for the next two >
Parents voice anger at loss of charter
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Jun 23, 7:07 AM, Eagle-Tribune:

The School Committee voted unanimously Thursday evening to support the renewal of Silver Hill School's charter.
Nashua school begins construction to expand to seventh grade
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Jun 23, 6:55 AM, The Nashua Telegraph:

The MicroSociety Academy Charter School held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the beginning of construction that will allow the school to host seventh-graders for the first time by next school year.
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Charter schools still face challenges if mayoral control ends
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Jun 23, 7:40 AM, New York Post:

Even if mayoral control vanishes, charter schools would still face challenges in expanding their operations.
Pitbull considering opening SLAM charter school in Baltimore
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Jun 23, 7:39 AM, Washington Post:

Sports Leadership & Management (SLAM) schools exist nationwide, including in Miami and Atlanta , with a 96 percent graduation rate.
More than $6 million of debt endangers Grand Center Arts Academy’s survival
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Jun 23, 7:34 AM, St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

The leaders of Grand Center Arts Academy call their school a city success and a needed school option. It is the only performing arts charter school in St. Louis, offering instruction in theater, visual arts, dance and music.
First charter school class graduates Sunday
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Jun 23, 7:23 AM, Utica Observer Dispatch:

The three teens and the other 23 members of their class will graduate Sunday at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Marcy, the first graduation for the school. All of them will head to college in the fall, including five students who began high >
St. Louis students earn college degrees alongside high school diplomas in new programs
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Jun 23, 7:20 AM, St. Louis Post-Dispatch :

More public schools are starting early college programs like this one, which allow high-achieving students to essentially leave high school after their sophomore year and enroll as full-time students on a college campus for the next two >
Parents voice anger at loss of charter
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Jun 23, 7:07 AM, Eagle-Tribune:

The School Committee voted unanimously Thursday evening to support the renewal of Silver Hill School's charter.
Nashua school begins construction to expand to seventh grade
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Jun 23, 6:55 AM, The Nashua Telegraph:

The MicroSociety Academy Charter School held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the beginning of construction that will allow the school to host seventh-graders for the first time by next school year.
Charter school won’t pay teachers for final 2 months, union says
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Jun 23, 6:50 AM, The Star-Ledger:

A New Jersey charter school ordered to shut down at the end of June may close its doors without paying the final two months of teachers' salaries, state and local union leaders say.