Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Comic John Oliver pokes holes in charter school oversight. Proponents poke back. (CER in the news)
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Aug 24, 7:49 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Comic and social commentator John Oliver’s rift on charter schools this weekend earned him a lot of social media accolades and some criticism.
Surprise: Democrats Also Support School Vouchers
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Aug 23, 7:52 AM, U.S. News & World Report:

It turns out that support for school vouchers – long a policy thought to be reserved for the most ardent conservative school choice advocates – is alive and well among Democrats, too.
Clinton’s backflip on charter schools (CER in the news)
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Aug 22, 8:10 AM, Bowling Green Daily News:

Hillary Clinton supported charter schools before being endorsed by the big teachers’ unions and receiving access to their cash and get-out-the-vote efforts.
Condemnation of Charter Schools Exposes a Rift Over Black Students
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Aug 22, 8:06 AM, New York Times:

With charter schools educating as many as half the students in some American cities, they have been championed as a lifeline for poor black children stuck in failing traditional public schools.
The nation’s teacher force lacks diversity, and it might not get much better
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Aug 18, 8:03 AM, Washington Post:

Persistent achievement gaps among black and Hispanic students have confounded education experts for years. One strategy researchers have found to be successful at narrowing the gaps is a simple one: Employ more minority teachers, who often >
New study has surprising conclusion on charter schools and suspensions
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Aug 17, 7:55 AM, Washington Examiner:

Off the top of their head, most education experts would probably guess that public charter school students are suspended more often than students from traditional public schools.
Taking Summer School to Get Ahead, Not Catch Up
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Aug 16, 8:07 AM, New York Times:

As the competition to get into the most selective colleges intensifies, high-achieving students are attending academic summer schools to turbocharge grade-point averages or load up on the A.P. courses seen as gateways to top-tier schools.
New study finds charter schools have little or no effect on earnings
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Aug 16, 8:05 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

One argument for charter schools is that they provide a foundation for greater success in life, but a new study of young adults indicates that those who attended a charter school in Texas are not earning significantly more and in some >

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Baltimore educators in the running for $10 million to build new charter school
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Aug 24, 7:43 AM, The Baltimore Sun:

A team proposing to bring a "revolutionary" charter high school to Baltimore, with students moving from project to project and customizing their schedules to earn diplomas in as few as two or as many as five years, has been named a >
Roegner drafting law to return some charter school money to public schools
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Aug 24, 7:41 AM, Aurora Advocate:

Based on a suggestion from a Twinsburg Board of Education member, a state representative has said she will craft legislation that could give misused money from charter schools back to public school districts, rather than have it sent back >
Colorado Springs district set for vote on fate of Colorado’s first military charter school
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Aug 24, 7:37 AM, Colorado Springs Gazette:

An organization that trains veterans to become principals and teachers has started a movement to open what would be Colorado's first military-style K-12 charter school at Peterson Air Force Base next fall.
Officials: Detroit charter’s high school to close
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Aug 24, 7:35 AM, The Detroit News:

The decision to end the high school at University YES Academy, which also has middle and elementary schools, was announced Monday, the Michigan Association of Public School Academies said.
Cleveland schools, teachers waiting to last minute to avert strike
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Aug 24, 7:25 AM, The Plain Dealer :

The Cleveland school district and Cleveland Teachers Union won't negotiate to avert a strike until next Monday, just days before teachers have warned they will walk picket lines.
Charter school at Oklahoma juvenile detention center offers hope to students
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Aug 24, 7:20 AM, The Oklahoman:

Last year, the school transitioned to a charter institution, hired 10 full-time teachers and embraced a blended learning model that aims to help each young man earn a high school diploma and be in a position to secure employment or enroll >
Anchorage’s newest charter school wants students to get outside
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Aug 24, 7:18 AM, Alaska Dispatch News:

Exploring the outdoors is a cornerstone of the students' new school, the Anchorage STrEaM Academy. It's the newest establishment in Anchorage School District's fleet of public charter schools, welcoming middle school students for the first >
Parents pulling kids out of 2 Livermore charter schools by the hundreds
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Aug 24, 7:11 AM, KGO-TV San Francisco:

Hundreds of students are not showing up for class at two Livermore school on Tuesday. Livermore Valley Charter Prep School and Livermore Valley Charter School are wrestling with parental outrage and accusations of financial mismanagement.
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Baltimore educators in the running for $10 million to build new charter school
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Aug 24, 7:43 AM, The Baltimore Sun:

A team proposing to bring a "revolutionary" charter high school to Baltimore, with students moving from project to project and customizing their schedules to earn diplomas in as few as two or as many as five years, has been named a >
Roegner drafting law to return some charter school money to public schools
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Aug 24, 7:41 AM, Aurora Advocate:

Based on a suggestion from a Twinsburg Board of Education member, a state representative has said she will craft legislation that could give misused money from charter schools back to public school districts, rather than have it sent back >
Colorado Springs district set for vote on fate of Colorado’s first military charter school
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Aug 24, 7:37 AM, Colorado Springs Gazette:

An organization that trains veterans to become principals and teachers has started a movement to open what would be Colorado's first military-style K-12 charter school at Peterson Air Force Base next fall.
Officials: Detroit charter’s high school to close
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Aug 24, 7:35 AM, The Detroit News:

The decision to end the high school at University YES Academy, which also has middle and elementary schools, was announced Monday, the Michigan Association of Public School Academies said.
Cleveland schools, teachers waiting to last minute to avert strike
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Aug 24, 7:25 AM, The Plain Dealer :

The Cleveland school district and Cleveland Teachers Union won't negotiate to avert a strike until next Monday, just days before teachers have warned they will walk picket lines.
Charter school at Oklahoma juvenile detention center offers hope to students
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Aug 24, 7:20 AM, The Oklahoman:

Last year, the school transitioned to a charter institution, hired 10 full-time teachers and embraced a blended learning model that aims to help each young man earn a high school diploma and be in a position to secure employment or enroll >
Anchorage’s newest charter school wants students to get outside
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Aug 24, 7:18 AM, Alaska Dispatch News:

Exploring the outdoors is a cornerstone of the students' new school, the Anchorage STrEaM Academy. It's the newest establishment in Anchorage School District's fleet of public charter schools, welcoming middle school students for the first >
Parents pulling kids out of 2 Livermore charter schools by the hundreds
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Aug 24, 7:11 AM, KGO-TV San Francisco:

Hundreds of students are not showing up for class at two Livermore school on Tuesday. Livermore Valley Charter Prep School and Livermore Valley Charter School are wrestling with parental outrage and accusations of financial mismanagement.