Wednesday, August 12, 2020


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DeVos publicly absent as critical decisions are made on public school reopenings
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Aug 11, 8:16 AM, NBC News:

As public schools grapple with the challenge of reopening during a pandemic, public education advocates are criticizing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for working remotely from Michigan, where she owns a sprawling waterfront estate with a >
Letters: A Caution to the Politicking Teachers Unions
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Aug 11, 8:15 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Republicans should be hitting the airwaves, reciting what the teachers unions demand in exchange for reopening schools. Many voters will be surprised to learn that a “moratorium on new charter or voucher programs and standardized testing” >
COVID-19 worsens substitute teachers shortage
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Aug 11, 8:13 AM, Washington Times:

School districts nationwide are rushing to fill substitute teaching slots ahead of an anticipated labor shortage due to COVID-19 this school year.
Teachers union launches $500K ad buy calling for education funding in relief bill
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Aug 11, 8:12 AM, The Hill:

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the second largest teachers union in the U.S., launched a $500,000 ad campaign Monday accusing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) of stonewalling funds to help schools to reopen safely.
Deroy Murdock: Biden stands in schoolhouse door on educational choice
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Aug 10, 8:23 AM, FOX News:

Along with law and order and entrepreneurship, school choice offers minority communities the most promising path to hope and opportunity. Joe Biden claims to believe that Black lives matter. Tragically, however, Black minds don’t matter to >
The Cares Act Creates an Opportunity for School Choice
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Aug 10, 8:19 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Despite the mountain of evidence from states like Florida that poor and minority children—in public and private schools—are the greatest beneficiaries of programs like SAFE Grants, school-choice efforts in South Carolina have consistently >
Opinion: This is the time for innovation and reform of education
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Aug 10, 8:15 AM, San Bernardino Sun:

I’ve long advocated for innovation in how we provide education, expanding school choices to include magnets, charters, homeschooling and opportunity scholarships enabling kids trapped in chronically failing schools to exit. If education is >
To Test or Not to Test: Students Missed a Lot of Learning This Spring, but Experts Disagree on How — or Even Whether — to Measure ‘COVID Slide’
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Aug 10, 8:14 AM, The 74:

As schools prepare to welcome back millions of students this fall, they must quickly figure out just how much progress students lost. Like engineers building a skyscraper, educators need to level-set a foundation before scaffolding on new, >

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Schools Around Pennsylvania are Expecting Substitute Teachers to be in Short Supply this Fall
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Aug 11, 8:02 AM, Erie News Now:

Schools around Pennsylvania are expecting substitute teachers to be in short supply this fall, amid the coronavirus pandemic but, Kelly Services says the shortage has been going on for years.
Legislators vote to override governor’s veto of education bill
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Aug 11, 8:00 AM, WXXV 25:

Governor Tate Reeves on July 8th vetoed big parts of the education budget because legislators did not fund a bonus pay program for teachers in schools that either maintain high academic performance or show significant improvement.
Kansas Teachers Could Owe Their Schools Thousands If They Quit Over Coronavirus Concerns
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Aug 11, 7:55 AM, KMUW:

Kansas teachers that don’t feel safe going back to crowded hallways as schools reopen could take medical leave or teach online. But at the many districts that don’t have those options, teachers eye another choice: quitting.
Oakland students log on, off within an hour in first day of class
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Aug 11, 7:44 AM, Mercury News:

With classes strictly online for the foreseeable future because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Oakland school district and teachers union have been negotiating more than four months over what the school day should include and how long it >
Survey of Ohio teachers shows majority want to start online
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Aug 11, 7:40 AM, Dayton Daily News:

Two-thirds of teachers surveyed by the Ohio Federation of Teachers said they would be most comfortable starting the school year fully online during the coronavirus pandemic, the union said Monday.
Union: Delay on-site classes
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Aug 11, 7:38 AM, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:

Carol Fleming, president of the Arkansas Education Association -- the state's largest teachers union -- told a legislative education caucus Monday that it is unsafe for schools to resume on-campus instruction until the state is better able >
Reopening classrooms is an ’impossibility,’ N.J. school district says as 375 teachers refuse to return.
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Aug 11, 7:35 AM, The Star-Ledger:

One of New Jersey’s largest school districts says starting the school year with in-person classes is a “mathematical impossibility” because 375 of its teachers will not return to the classroom because of coronavirus fears.
Local school boards should make the coronavirus call | Editorial
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Aug 11, 7:31 AM, Tampa Bay Times:

To safely reopen schools in a few weeks, school boards across Florida need independence to make decisions that suit the particular facts in their home counties. They need support, not interference, from state officials and the educational >
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Schools Around Pennsylvania are Expecting Substitute Teachers to be in Short Supply this Fall
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Aug 11, 8:02 AM, Erie News Now:

Schools around Pennsylvania are expecting substitute teachers to be in short supply this fall, amid the coronavirus pandemic but, Kelly Services says the shortage has been going on for years.
Oakland students log on, off within an hour in first day of class
/6

Aug 11, 7:44 AM, Mercury News:

With classes strictly online for the foreseeable future because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Oakland school district and teachers union have been negotiating more than four months over what the school day should include and how long it >
Reopening classrooms is an ’impossibility,’ N.J. school district says as 375 teachers refuse to return.
/6

Aug 11, 7:35 AM, The Star-Ledger:

One of New Jersey’s largest school districts says starting the school year with in-person classes is a “mathematical impossibility” because 375 of its teachers will not return to the classroom because of coronavirus fears.
Charter Schools Will Be Nervously Watching This Week's LAUSD Board Debate
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Aug 11, 7:29 AM, Last:

It’s been barely a month since huge changes to California’s charter school laws took effect — and already, charters in Los Angeles are complaining that local officials’ plans to implement the new law could put their schools at >
DeSantis praises charter school as Hillsborough delays public school openings
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Aug 11, 7:26 AM, Tampa Bay Times:

Locked in a battle with Hillsborough County officials over how soon to reopen schools, top state leaders appeared at a Riverview charter school Monday with a message: Giving students the option of in-person classes is the right thing to >
Editorial: Will APS allow students to enter schools this year?
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Aug 11, 7:20 AM, Albuquerque Journal:

Interim Superintendent Scott Elder will speak to the APS board before it votes on Aug. 19. He said that while the district is prepared to stay in remote, “I will warn you … there are consequences to this decision.” Indeed there are. For >
Milestone Democratic, a cutting-edge school designed by youth for youth, set to launch in Madison
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Aug 11, 7:15 AM, Madison 365:

Milestone has been designed by youth – the majority of them African American and Latino – for youth. Milestone Democratic School’s youth design team, made up of students ages 12-20, makes all decisions about what the school will be like in >
Charter schools in Guilford County split on opening with remote learning vs. hybrid model
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Aug 11, 7:07 AM, News & Record:

Seven charter schools in Guilford County are expected to start the school year with remote learning, while the other five will begin with a hybrid of remote and in-person instruction.

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DeVos publicly absent as critical decisions are made on public school reopenings
/6

Aug 11, 8:16 AM, NBC News:

As public schools grapple with the challenge of reopening during a pandemic, public education advocates are criticizing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for working remotely from Michigan, where she owns a sprawling waterfront estate with a >
Letters: A Caution to the Politicking Teachers Unions
/6

Aug 11, 8:15 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Republicans should be hitting the airwaves, reciting what the teachers unions demand in exchange for reopening schools. Many voters will be surprised to learn that a “moratorium on new charter or voucher programs and standardized testing” >
COVID-19 worsens substitute teachers shortage
/6

Aug 11, 8:13 AM, Washington Times:

School districts nationwide are rushing to fill substitute teaching slots ahead of an anticipated labor shortage due to COVID-19 this school year.
Teachers union launches $500K ad buy calling for education funding in relief bill
/6

Aug 11, 8:12 AM, The Hill:

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the second largest teachers union in the U.S., launched a $500,000 ad campaign Monday accusing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) of stonewalling funds to help schools to reopen safely.
Schools Around Pennsylvania are Expecting Substitute Teachers to be in Short Supply this Fall
/6

Aug 11, 8:02 AM, Erie News Now:

Schools around Pennsylvania are expecting substitute teachers to be in short supply this fall, amid the coronavirus pandemic but, Kelly Services says the shortage has been going on for years.
Legislators vote to override governor’s veto of education bill
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Aug 11, 8:00 AM, WXXV 25:

Governor Tate Reeves on July 8th vetoed big parts of the education budget because legislators did not fund a bonus pay program for teachers in schools that either maintain high academic performance or show significant improvement.
Kansas Teachers Could Owe Their Schools Thousands If They Quit Over Coronavirus Concerns
/6

Aug 11, 7:55 AM, KMUW:

Kansas teachers that don’t feel safe going back to crowded hallways as schools reopen could take medical leave or teach online. But at the many districts that don’t have those options, teachers eye another choice: quitting.
Oakland students log on, off within an hour in first day of class
/6

Aug 11, 7:44 AM, Mercury News:

With classes strictly online for the foreseeable future because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Oakland school district and teachers union have been negotiating more than four months over what the school day should include and how long it >

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DeVos publicly absent as critical decisions are made on public school reopenings
/6

Aug 11, 8:16 AM, NBC News:

As public schools grapple with the challenge of reopening during a pandemic, public education advocates are criticizing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for working remotely from Michigan, where she owns a sprawling waterfront estate with a >
Letters: A Caution to the Politicking Teachers Unions
/6

Aug 11, 8:15 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Republicans should be hitting the airwaves, reciting what the teachers unions demand in exchange for reopening schools. Many voters will be surprised to learn that a “moratorium on new charter or voucher programs and standardized testing” >
COVID-19 worsens substitute teachers shortage
/6

Aug 11, 8:13 AM, Washington Times:

School districts nationwide are rushing to fill substitute teaching slots ahead of an anticipated labor shortage due to COVID-19 this school year.
Teachers union launches $500K ad buy calling for education funding in relief bill
/6

Aug 11, 8:12 AM, The Hill:

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the second largest teachers union in the U.S., launched a $500,000 ad campaign Monday accusing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) of stonewalling funds to help schools to reopen safely.
Schools Around Pennsylvania are Expecting Substitute Teachers to be in Short Supply this Fall
/6

Aug 11, 8:02 AM, Erie News Now:

Schools around Pennsylvania are expecting substitute teachers to be in short supply this fall, amid the coronavirus pandemic but, Kelly Services says the shortage has been going on for years.
Legislators vote to override governor’s veto of education bill
/6

Aug 11, 8:00 AM, WXXV 25:

Governor Tate Reeves on July 8th vetoed big parts of the education budget because legislators did not fund a bonus pay program for teachers in schools that either maintain high academic performance or show significant improvement.
Kansas Teachers Could Owe Their Schools Thousands If They Quit Over Coronavirus Concerns
/6

Aug 11, 7:55 AM, KMUW:

Kansas teachers that don’t feel safe going back to crowded hallways as schools reopen could take medical leave or teach online. But at the many districts that don’t have those options, teachers eye another choice: quitting.
Oakland students log on, off within an hour in first day of class
/6

Aug 11, 7:44 AM, Mercury News:

With classes strictly online for the foreseeable future because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Oakland school district and teachers union have been negotiating more than four months over what the school day should include and how long it >