Saturday, July 21, 2018


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Trump promotes job training as employers search for workers
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Jul 20, 7:49 AM, Associated Press:

The White House said the “Pledge to America’s Workers” would provide at least 3.8 million new career opportunities for students and workers over the next five years, including apprenticeships, work-based learning and continuing >
Behind the campaign to get teachers to leave their unions
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Jul 20, 7:47 AM, WHYY:

Last month, the Supreme Court in Janus v. AFCSME dealt a major blow to public sector unions. The court ruled that these unions cannot collect money, known as agency fees, from nonmembers who are covered by collective bargaining agreements. >
Jim Waters: Charter opponents don’t have New Orleans to kick around
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Jul 19, 7:27 AM, State-Journal:

Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, state education leaders in Louisiana decided to take over and rebuild the shattered New Orleans public school infrastructure using charter schools, which by their very nature are more >
Opinion: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (unwittingly) flirts with school choice
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Jul 19, 7:25 AM, Washington Examiner:

While Ocasio-Cortez answers every question with more government, on education at least, she correctly identifies the problem. In fact, she identifies with it personally, telling voters again and again that she came from “a place where >

The Private-School Persuasion of the Supreme Court
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Jul 18, 6:56 AM, The Atlantic:

Should Brett Kavanaugh get confirmed as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, five of the Court’s nine sitting justices will share an experience that is foreign to most Americans: that of attending one of the nation’s private high >
Senate confirms Los Angeles reform advocate Jim Blew in narrow vote, rounding out Ed Dept’s K-12 team
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Jul 18, 6:53 AM, LA School Report:

The Senate voted narrowly Tuesday to confirm Jim Blew, a longtime education reform advocate, to be an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education, rounding out the department’s K-12 team.
Opinion: Public Schooling Must Discriminate Against Religion; American Education Must Not
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Jul 18, 6:50 AM, Forbes:

We fight about many things in public schools, from what time the day starts to the saltiness of lunches. But few battles are more painful than ones involving closely-held values, or intensely personal attributes such as race or culture.
Innovation, Opportunities and Progress: AZ Success Is No Accident: Lisa Graham Keegan
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Jul 17, 7:37 AM, National Review Online:

Keegan, one of the nation’s leaders in education reform, talks to CER’s Jeanne Allen about past, present and future in education today in Arizona and across the country.

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A Topsy-Turvy Week for Charter Schools and School-Choice Tax Credits
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Jul 20, 7:45 AM, Capital & Main:

Charter school politics don’t get more topsy-turvy than in Sacramento, where the State Board of Education (SBE) is charged with doing good for California’s 6.2 million-student system of public schools, but which last week nudged Oakland’s >
Odyssey Charter School board struggles to cope after president Dimitrios Dandolos steps down
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Jul 20, 7:43 AM, Delaware News Journal:

Odyssey Charter School parents and teachers have been packing board meetings this summer to question the hiring of a new co-administrator, the convening of committee meetings with little public notice and the resignation of a board >
Closed Georgia online charter school graduates last class of 360 students
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Jul 20, 7:11 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

The school closed at the end of June after failing to meet state academic standards. School officials raised concerns about the void the closure would leave in Georgia, since Graduation Achievement served a large number of high-risk >
UW study: Want highly trained teachers to work at high-poverty schools? Try offering them $10,000
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Jul 20, 7:05 AM, Seattle Times:

In Washington state, teachers who complete a rigorous national certification program and work at a high-poverty school collect a combined $10,000 bonus each year. And new research from the University of Washington finds that the bonus >
Kettle Moraine School District will allow parents to opt out of Summit Learning Program
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Jul 20, 6:42 AM, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

An online petition against an online learning program used at Kettle Moraine Middle School has resulted in the Kettle Moraine School District giving those who oppose the program an option to opt out of it.
More minority Indiana college students are graduating on time, report says
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Jul 20, 6:16 AM, Post-Tribune:

For African-American and Hispanic students looking to complete their education, 23.2 percent were able to wrap it up within four years, an annual Indiana Commission for Higher Education report said.
Our View: Kids in Idaho fall behind before grade school and never catch up
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Jul 20, 6:12 AM, Twin Falls Times-News:

Idaho students are behind their peers before they even start grade school. And several new studies indicate they never make up that ground in the years that follow.
Newark Public Schools wants more of its graduates to finish college. KIPP charter network wants to help.
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Jul 20, 6:07 AM, Chalkbeat :

A group of Newark Public Schools guidance counselors will travel to Texas next week to learn how to help high school students pick the right college. KIPP, the national charter school network, will lead the training.
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Odyssey Charter School board struggles to cope after president Dimitrios Dandolos steps down
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Jul 20, 7:43 AM, Delaware News Journal:

Odyssey Charter School parents and teachers have been packing board meetings this summer to question the hiring of a new co-administrator, the convening of committee meetings with little public notice and the resignation of a board >
Closed Georgia online charter school graduates last class of 360 students
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Jul 20, 7:11 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

The school closed at the end of June after failing to meet state academic standards. School officials raised concerns about the void the closure would leave in Georgia, since Graduation Achievement served a large number of high-risk >
Kettle Moraine School District will allow parents to opt out of Summit Learning Program
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Jul 20, 6:42 AM, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

An online petition against an online learning program used at Kettle Moraine Middle School has resulted in the Kettle Moraine School District giving those who oppose the program an option to opt out of it.
Newark Public Schools wants more of its graduates to finish college. KIPP charter network wants to help.
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Jul 20, 6:07 AM, Chalkbeat :

A group of Newark Public Schools guidance counselors will travel to Texas next week to learn how to help high school students pick the right college. KIPP, the national charter school network, will lead the training.
Opinion: Double standard in measuring performance of Philly public schools
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Jul 20, 6:02 AM, WHYY:

We should identify and support good schools; and we should identify and fix — or close — bad schools. And there’s the problem. In promulgating the new Philadelphia Charter School Performance Framework to measure school quality, the school >
Saginaw charter high school aimed at dropouts opening in 2019
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Jul 20, 6:00 AM, The Ann Arbor News:

Saginaw Covenant Academy, the new year-round charter high school targeting dropouts, has postponed its opening until Feb. 1, 2019 to complete building renovations, officials say.
Teachers union objects to proposed charter school
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Jul 20, 5:57 AM, Albuquerque Journal:

Albuquerque Teachers Federation stood in opposition to a proposed charter school for the South Valley — a first according to its president.
'Huge challenge' lies ahead for Orleans Parish schools after systems' reunification, superintendent says
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Jul 20, 5:45 AM, The Advocate:

The return of all of New Orleans’ public schools to the oversight of the Orleans Parish School Board is a “major milestone” that nonetheless presents a “huge challenge” for the system as it battles slipping test scores and disparities in >

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Trump promotes job training as employers search for workers
/6

Jul 20, 7:49 AM, Associated Press:

The White House said the “Pledge to America’s Workers” would provide at least 3.8 million new career opportunities for students and workers over the next five years, including apprenticeships, work-based learning and continuing >
Behind the campaign to get teachers to leave their unions
/6

Jul 20, 7:47 AM, WHYY:

Last month, the Supreme Court in Janus v. AFCSME dealt a major blow to public sector unions. The court ruled that these unions cannot collect money, known as agency fees, from nonmembers who are covered by collective bargaining agreements. >
A Topsy-Turvy Week for Charter Schools and School-Choice Tax Credits
/6

Jul 20, 7:45 AM, Capital & Main:

Charter school politics don’t get more topsy-turvy than in Sacramento, where the State Board of Education (SBE) is charged with doing good for California’s 6.2 million-student system of public schools, but which last week nudged Oakland’s >
Odyssey Charter School board struggles to cope after president Dimitrios Dandolos steps down
/6

Jul 20, 7:43 AM, Delaware News Journal:

Odyssey Charter School parents and teachers have been packing board meetings this summer to question the hiring of a new co-administrator, the convening of committee meetings with little public notice and the resignation of a board >
Closed Georgia online charter school graduates last class of 360 students
/6

Jul 20, 7:11 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

The school closed at the end of June after failing to meet state academic standards. School officials raised concerns about the void the closure would leave in Georgia, since Graduation Achievement served a large number of high-risk >
UW study: Want highly trained teachers to work at high-poverty schools? Try offering them $10,000
/6

Jul 20, 7:05 AM, Seattle Times:

In Washington state, teachers who complete a rigorous national certification program and work at a high-poverty school collect a combined $10,000 bonus each year. And new research from the University of Washington finds that the bonus >
Kettle Moraine School District will allow parents to opt out of Summit Learning Program
/6

Jul 20, 6:42 AM, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

An online petition against an online learning program used at Kettle Moraine Middle School has resulted in the Kettle Moraine School District giving those who oppose the program an option to opt out of it.
More minority Indiana college students are graduating on time, report says
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Jul 20, 6:16 AM, Post-Tribune:

For African-American and Hispanic students looking to complete their education, 23.2 percent were able to wrap it up within four years, an annual Indiana Commission for Higher Education report said.

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Trump promotes job training as employers search for workers
/6

Jul 20, 7:49 AM, Associated Press:

The White House said the “Pledge to America’s Workers” would provide at least 3.8 million new career opportunities for students and workers over the next five years, including apprenticeships, work-based learning and continuing >
Behind the campaign to get teachers to leave their unions
/6

Jul 20, 7:47 AM, WHYY:

Last month, the Supreme Court in Janus v. AFCSME dealt a major blow to public sector unions. The court ruled that these unions cannot collect money, known as agency fees, from nonmembers who are covered by collective bargaining agreements. >
A Topsy-Turvy Week for Charter Schools and School-Choice Tax Credits
/6

Jul 20, 7:45 AM, Capital & Main:

Charter school politics don’t get more topsy-turvy than in Sacramento, where the State Board of Education (SBE) is charged with doing good for California’s 6.2 million-student system of public schools, but which last week nudged Oakland’s >
Odyssey Charter School board struggles to cope after president Dimitrios Dandolos steps down
/6

Jul 20, 7:43 AM, Delaware News Journal:

Odyssey Charter School parents and teachers have been packing board meetings this summer to question the hiring of a new co-administrator, the convening of committee meetings with little public notice and the resignation of a board >
Closed Georgia online charter school graduates last class of 360 students
/6

Jul 20, 7:11 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

The school closed at the end of June after failing to meet state academic standards. School officials raised concerns about the void the closure would leave in Georgia, since Graduation Achievement served a large number of high-risk >
UW study: Want highly trained teachers to work at high-poverty schools? Try offering them $10,000
/6

Jul 20, 7:05 AM, Seattle Times:

In Washington state, teachers who complete a rigorous national certification program and work at a high-poverty school collect a combined $10,000 bonus each year. And new research from the University of Washington finds that the bonus >
Kettle Moraine School District will allow parents to opt out of Summit Learning Program
/6

Jul 20, 6:42 AM, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

An online petition against an online learning program used at Kettle Moraine Middle School has resulted in the Kettle Moraine School District giving those who oppose the program an option to opt out of it.
More minority Indiana college students are graduating on time, report says
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Jul 20, 6:16 AM, Post-Tribune:

For African-American and Hispanic students looking to complete their education, 23.2 percent were able to wrap it up within four years, an annual Indiana Commission for Higher Education report said.