Friday, February 26, 2021


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As schools stay closed, advocates work to redirect education funding (CER in the news)
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Feb 25, 9:14 AM, WSET-TV:

In the face of prolonged public school closures, parents and school choice advocates look to put their tax dollars to work for the students instead of the public school system.
Families need options: Why school choice is essential to ensuring racial equality
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Feb 25, 9:11 AM, USA Today:

As Americans, we pride ourselves on an inherent ability to make our own choices and manage our own lives. That self-determination is a foundational tenet of our democracy, something we guard jealously. Except in public education.
Opinion: To stop educational wokeness, force teachers to actually teach
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Feb 25, 9:08 AM, New York Post:

There’s a reason there is little to no backlash against crackpot notions — such as racist equations — and it’s that parents are bone tired. Many parents are burned out from nearly a whole year of their kids being at >
Teachers’ Unions Nightmare: Study Shows Charter Schools More Cost-Effective Than District Schools
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Feb 25, 9:06 AM, The Daily Wire:

A new study out of the University of Arkansas shows that charter schools are far more cost-effective and produce nearly 50% more investment than district schools.

CDC Study Finds Teachers ‘Central’ To COVID Transmission When Distancing, Masks Not Enforced
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Feb 25, 9:04 AM, The 74:

When schools don’t consistently enforce precautions such as social distancing and mask wearing, teachers can play a “central” role in COVID-19 transmission, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released this >

Opinion: Both sides of the school reopening debate have it wrong
/6

Feb 25, 9:03 AM, Washington Post:

Both sides of the school reopening debate have it wrong. We shouldn’t be debating whether schools are safe to reopen. Instead, we should ask whether in-person schooling is essential. If it is — as many Americans, including President Biden, >
School voucher push taps frustration over distance learning
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Feb 25, 9:02 AM, Associated Press:

School choice advocates and lawmakers in many states are counting on the frustrations of parents like Rivera to bolster efforts to pass or expand laws allowing families to use public money to pay for private school or to help teach their >
Biden Education Department Offers Flexibility in Testing, But Doesn’t Exempt States
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Feb 24, 9:34 AM, US News & World Report:

Teachers unions had argued for a full exemption but the administration and other advocates argue the data is critical to understanding learning loss.

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Teachers union’s drive-in protest draws hundreds opposed to MCPS reopening plan
/6

Feb 25, 8:49 AM, Bethesda Magazine:

Hundreds attended car rally on Tuesday near Montgomery County Public Schools' headquarter in Rockville to protest the school system's reopening plan. About 700 students are scheduled to return to in-person learning on March 1.
Promises of equity for Philly’s schools aren’t worth as much as actual money | Opinion
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Feb 25, 8:41 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

But while we wait on any federal help to have a positive impact on local families, we also need action to improve conditions here and now. Living conditions in Philadelphia for children in low income are exacerbated by inequities in school >
Oklahoma House lawmakers vote to keep 'ghost students' at bay, expand school transfers
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Feb 25, 8:18 AM, The Oklahoman:

House lawmakers voted to expand transfers between public schools and to limit the “ghost students” that could appear as a result.
By one vote, Racine Unified School Board rejects new charter school contract
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Feb 25, 7:58 AM, Journal Times:

A charter school in the works for more than three years may not come to fruition, at least for the upcoming school year.
West Virginia Senate committee accepts Democratic changes to charter school bill
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Feb 25, 7:36 AM, News & Sentinel:

A public charter school expansion bill from the House of Delegates was approved Tuesday by the Senate Education Committee after accepting an amendment from a Democratic senator to slow down how quickly the program ramps up.
Palm Beach County charter school wins tax fight
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Feb 25, 7:34 AM, Miami Herald:

Reversing course from a decision last year, a fiercely divided appeals court Wednesday said charter schools are entitled to a cut of tax dollars that Palm Beach County voters approved in 2018 for more-traditional public schools.
Missouri looks to expand charter schools while SLPS asks for moratorium
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Feb 25, 7:31 AM, KMOV:

But as SLPS closes schools, five new charter schools hope to open in the city in the next two years. “Ali Academy is a school dedicated to social justice,” explained Chester Asher, the CEO and founder of Ali Academy.
Dual-language charter school to open in Sarasota this fall
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Feb 25, 7:28 AM, Sarasota Herald-Tribune:

On Wednesday, leaders for the Sarasota County School District’s new dual-language charter school signed a lease to operate from Temple Beth Sholom’s 28,000-square-foot educational complex at the corner of Tuttle Avenue and Bahia Vista >
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Teachers union’s drive-in protest draws hundreds opposed to MCPS reopening plan
/6

Feb 25, 8:49 AM, Bethesda Magazine:

Hundreds attended car rally on Tuesday near Montgomery County Public Schools' headquarter in Rockville to protest the school system's reopening plan. About 700 students are scheduled to return to in-person learning on March 1.
Promises of equity for Philly’s schools aren’t worth as much as actual money | Opinion
/6

Feb 25, 8:41 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

But while we wait on any federal help to have a positive impact on local families, we also need action to improve conditions here and now. Living conditions in Philadelphia for children in low income are exacerbated by inequities in school >
By one vote, Racine Unified School Board rejects new charter school contract
/6

Feb 25, 7:58 AM, Journal Times:

A charter school in the works for more than three years may not come to fruition, at least for the upcoming school year.
Palm Beach County charter school wins tax fight
/6

Feb 25, 7:34 AM, Miami Herald:

Reversing course from a decision last year, a fiercely divided appeals court Wednesday said charter schools are entitled to a cut of tax dollars that Palm Beach County voters approved in 2018 for more-traditional public schools.
Missouri looks to expand charter schools while SLPS asks for moratorium
/6

Feb 25, 7:31 AM, KMOV:

But as SLPS closes schools, five new charter schools hope to open in the city in the next two years. “Ali Academy is a school dedicated to social justice,” explained Chester Asher, the CEO and founder of Ali Academy.
Dual-language charter school to open in Sarasota this fall
/6

Feb 25, 7:28 AM, Sarasota Herald-Tribune:

On Wednesday, leaders for the Sarasota County School District’s new dual-language charter school signed a lease to operate from Temple Beth Sholom’s 28,000-square-foot educational complex at the corner of Tuttle Avenue and Bahia Vista >
Catholic Schools Have Stayed (Mostly) Open in the Pandemic
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Feb 25, 7:25 AM, WGBH:

Most public school students in Boston, the state’s largest school district, have not returned to in-person learning for nearly a year due to the pandemic. But greater Boston’s Catholic schools, the state’s second largest school system, >
CPS open to improving remote learning as F’s increase, attendance drops
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Feb 25, 7:02 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

High schools have faced a 4.3% drop in attendance compared to 0.9% for elementary schools. Meanwhile, more A’s were given this year but also more failing grades at all grade levels and in all racial groups.

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As schools stay closed, advocates work to redirect education funding (CER in the news)
/6

Feb 25, 9:14 AM, WSET-TV:

In the face of prolonged public school closures, parents and school choice advocates look to put their tax dollars to work for the students instead of the public school system.
Families need options: Why school choice is essential to ensuring racial equality
/6

Feb 25, 9:11 AM, USA Today:

As Americans, we pride ourselves on an inherent ability to make our own choices and manage our own lives. That self-determination is a foundational tenet of our democracy, something we guard jealously. Except in public education.
Opinion: To stop educational wokeness, force teachers to actually teach
/6

Feb 25, 9:08 AM, New York Post:

There’s a reason there is little to no backlash against crackpot notions — such as racist equations — and it’s that parents are bone tired. Many parents are burned out from nearly a whole year of their kids being at >
Teachers’ Unions Nightmare: Study Shows Charter Schools More Cost-Effective Than District Schools
/6

Feb 25, 9:06 AM, The Daily Wire:

A new study out of the University of Arkansas shows that charter schools are far more cost-effective and produce nearly 50% more investment than district schools.

CDC Study Finds Teachers ‘Central’ To COVID Transmission When Distancing, Masks Not Enforced
/6

Feb 25, 9:04 AM, The 74:

When schools don’t consistently enforce precautions such as social distancing and mask wearing, teachers can play a “central” role in COVID-19 transmission, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released this >

Opinion: Both sides of the school reopening debate have it wrong
/6

Feb 25, 9:03 AM, Washington Post:

Both sides of the school reopening debate have it wrong. We shouldn’t be debating whether schools are safe to reopen. Instead, we should ask whether in-person schooling is essential. If it is — as many Americans, including President Biden, >
School voucher push taps frustration over distance learning
/6

Feb 25, 9:02 AM, Associated Press:

School choice advocates and lawmakers in many states are counting on the frustrations of parents like Rivera to bolster efforts to pass or expand laws allowing families to use public money to pay for private school or to help teach their >
Teachers union’s drive-in protest draws hundreds opposed to MCPS reopening plan
/6

Feb 25, 8:49 AM, Bethesda Magazine:

Hundreds attended car rally on Tuesday near Montgomery County Public Schools' headquarter in Rockville to protest the school system's reopening plan. About 700 students are scheduled to return to in-person learning on March 1.

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As schools stay closed, advocates work to redirect education funding (CER in the news)
/6

Feb 25, 9:14 AM, WSET-TV:

In the face of prolonged public school closures, parents and school choice advocates look to put their tax dollars to work for the students instead of the public school system.
Families need options: Why school choice is essential to ensuring racial equality
/6

Feb 25, 9:11 AM, USA Today:

As Americans, we pride ourselves on an inherent ability to make our own choices and manage our own lives. That self-determination is a foundational tenet of our democracy, something we guard jealously. Except in public education.
Opinion: To stop educational wokeness, force teachers to actually teach
/6

Feb 25, 9:08 AM, New York Post:

There’s a reason there is little to no backlash against crackpot notions — such as racist equations — and it’s that parents are bone tired. Many parents are burned out from nearly a whole year of their kids being at >
Teachers’ Unions Nightmare: Study Shows Charter Schools More Cost-Effective Than District Schools
/6

Feb 25, 9:06 AM, The Daily Wire:

A new study out of the University of Arkansas shows that charter schools are far more cost-effective and produce nearly 50% more investment than district schools.

CDC Study Finds Teachers ‘Central’ To COVID Transmission When Distancing, Masks Not Enforced
/6

Feb 25, 9:04 AM, The 74:

When schools don’t consistently enforce precautions such as social distancing and mask wearing, teachers can play a “central” role in COVID-19 transmission, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released this >

Opinion: Both sides of the school reopening debate have it wrong
/6

Feb 25, 9:03 AM, Washington Post:

Both sides of the school reopening debate have it wrong. We shouldn’t be debating whether schools are safe to reopen. Instead, we should ask whether in-person schooling is essential. If it is — as many Americans, including President Biden, >
School voucher push taps frustration over distance learning
/6

Feb 25, 9:02 AM, Associated Press:

School choice advocates and lawmakers in many states are counting on the frustrations of parents like Rivera to bolster efforts to pass or expand laws allowing families to use public money to pay for private school or to help teach their >
Teachers union’s drive-in protest draws hundreds opposed to MCPS reopening plan
/6

Feb 25, 8:49 AM, Bethesda Magazine:

Hundreds attended car rally on Tuesday near Montgomery County Public Schools' headquarter in Rockville to protest the school system's reopening plan. About 700 students are scheduled to return to in-person learning on March 1.