Wednesday, January 27, 2021


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#FundFamilies (Not Failure); New Effort Reflects Consensus On Schooling (CER in the news)
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Jan 27, 9:29 AM, Published Reporter:

With ongoing school closures, city and labor officials fighting reopening, reports of traumatic mental health challenges, and students falling further behind, data confirms what parents have been saying for months: kids are losing ground.
Study of Rural Schools Suggests Class Can Continue Even Where Coronavirus Infection Rates Are High
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Jan 27, 9:26 AM, US News & World Report:

The first report to look exclusively at rural schools offers some evidence that in-person school is possible with community coronavirus transmission rates as high as 40%.
Don't Call It A Comeback: School Districts That Never Opened Are Having Trouble Now
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Jan 27, 9:24 AM, NPR:

The terrible and mounting toll of the pandemic has caused positions to harden on both sides of the reopening debate. For districts that pledged in the summer or fall to reopen when coronavirus numbers got better, there are many cases where >
The Teachers Unions vs. COVID Microschooling
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Jan 27, 9:19 AM, American Thinker:

Union leaders complain about opportunity gaps, but then do everything they can to limit opportunity. While the teachers themselves generally adjust and do all they can for the kids entrusted to them, their unions focus on politics. The >
Editorial: Biden’s education secretary nominee is the right choice to lead on school reopenings
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Jan 27, 9:17 AM:

Miguel Cardona has the requisite sensitivity and proven expertise to guide schools through the coronavirus pandemic.
Measuring the Impact of the Coronavirus on Teachers, Students and Schools
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Jan 26, 9:17 AM, US News & World Report:

Education officials are assessing and untangling all the ways schools have been reporting data and making decisions and filtering them into common metrics and a usable format.<
Biden signals support for CTU’s COVID-19 safety concerns as top union chief briefs White House
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Jan 26, 9:15 AM, Chicago Sun-Times :

President Joe Biden on Monday waded into the Chicago Teachers Union’s standoff with City Hall over reopening schools, indicating support for teachers’ COVID-19 safety concerns after, the Sun-Times has learned, White House senior staffers >
Review & Outlook: Chicago Teachers Union vs. Biden
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Jan 26, 9:14 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Mr. Biden wants Congress to appropriate another $130 billion to help schools re-open with no requirement that they do. As the CTU has again shown, the real obstacle to getting kids back into classrooms is self-serving unions.

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Md. teachers’ union pushes back on Hogan’s call to return to in-person classes
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Jan 27, 9:09 AM, WTOP:

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said last week that he wants students back in the classroom by March 1. Now, Maryland’s teachers’ union is pushing back on that start date, calling it arbitrary.
Massachusetts teachers slam drop in vaccine priority, say they feel like ‘pawns’ in a game
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Jan 27, 9:01 AM, Boston Herald:

Teachers unions in Massachusetts are pushing back on the state’s updated vaccine administration plan, saying it delays vaccinations for educators, slowing down the safe return to in-person learning.

Newly formed California-wide parent group turns up the pressure to reopen schools
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Jan 27, 8:48 AM, EdSource:

State officials should push harder for safety measures that could allow schools to reopen, parent group says
Chicago Public Schools suspends in-person learning as possible teachers strike looms
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Jan 27, 8:45 AM, Washington Post:

Chicago Public Schools suspended in-person learning Wednesday affecting more than 3,200 prekindergarten and special-education students after teachers planned to defy district orders to return to classrooms once negotiations broke down late >
Several new online learning programs will live on after the pandemic
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Jan 27, 8:35 AM, ID Ed News:

At least a handful of Idaho school districts from Boise to Blackfoot plan to keep their fledgling online learning programs going after the coronavirus pandemic ends.
Montgomery school board votes against startup charter application
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Jan 27, 8:08 AM, Montgomery Advertiser:

A charter school hoping to open a career academy in north Montgomery in 2022 had its application denied because of finance concerns by the Montgomery County Board of Education during a special called meeting Tuesday night.
Want to apply to Newark charter schools? New policy requires proof you’re a resident
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Jan 27, 8:04 AM, NJ Spotlight:

Newark is tightening restrictions on applying to charter schools. Now, families must prove they live in the city before applying, and some have even received home visits to verify their addresses.
KS lawmakers considers expanding private school scholarships
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Jan 27, 7:59 AM, Kansas City Star:

It provides tax credits for donations to private school scholarships for low-income students at the 100 lowest-performing elementary schools in the state.
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Chicago Public Schools suspends in-person learning as possible teachers strike looms
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Jan 27, 8:45 AM, Washington Post:

Chicago Public Schools suspended in-person learning Wednesday affecting more than 3,200 prekindergarten and special-education students after teachers planned to defy district orders to return to classrooms once negotiations broke down late >
Montgomery school board votes against startup charter application
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Jan 27, 8:08 AM, Montgomery Advertiser:

A charter school hoping to open a career academy in north Montgomery in 2022 had its application denied because of finance concerns by the Montgomery County Board of Education during a special called meeting Tuesday night.
Commentary: Lessons Learned From Reopening a School During COVID-19
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Jan 27, 7:23 AM, US News & World Report:

A Mississippi charter school’s decision to offer in-person learning hinged heavily on a desire for equity. Its experience offers insight for others looking to do the same.
CPS halts in-person learning for students already back as teachers strike looms; district still aims to open elementary schools Monday
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Jan 27, 6:45 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Chicago Public Schools will halt in-person classes Wednesday as the city makes a last push to reach a deal with its teachers union to reopen schools for elementary students on Monday.
St. Louis Public Schools could lose $17.4 million under proposed change in funding formula
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Jan 27, 6:38 AM, St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

A proposal in the Missouri House could shift millions of dollars from public schools to charter schools.
Editorial: To get vaccine priority, teachers should agree to return to the classroom
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Jan 26, 8:59 AM, Los Angeles Times:

The number of coronavirus cases is inching down, a positive if tenuous sign. So are hospitalization rates, including at intensive care units. As sloppy as the vaccination rollout has been, thousands of doses are administered every day. And >
Teachers need COVID-19 vaccine before L.A. schools can reopen, Beutner says
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Jan 26, 8:57 AM:

Reopening Los Angeles campuses for students in kindergarten through 12th grade will require the vaccination of teachers and other staff, says L.A. schools Supt. Austin Beutner. The teachers union is going a step further, saying >
'Stop harming kids': Students, parents protest after union blocks Montclair school reopening
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Jan 26, 8:54 AM, The Record:

Students and parents gathered outside Edgemont Elementary school Monday morning for the first time since school went all-virtual last March. But the kids, carrying posters that said, "I miss my teachers and school;" "Stop harming kids;" >

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#FundFamilies (Not Failure); New Effort Reflects Consensus On Schooling (CER in the news)
/6

Jan 27, 9:29 AM, Published Reporter:

With ongoing school closures, city and labor officials fighting reopening, reports of traumatic mental health challenges, and students falling further behind, data confirms what parents have been saying for months: kids are losing ground.
Study of Rural Schools Suggests Class Can Continue Even Where Coronavirus Infection Rates Are High
/6

Jan 27, 9:26 AM, US News & World Report:

The first report to look exclusively at rural schools offers some evidence that in-person school is possible with community coronavirus transmission rates as high as 40%.
Don't Call It A Comeback: School Districts That Never Opened Are Having Trouble Now
/6

Jan 27, 9:24 AM, NPR:

The terrible and mounting toll of the pandemic has caused positions to harden on both sides of the reopening debate. For districts that pledged in the summer or fall to reopen when coronavirus numbers got better, there are many cases where >
The Teachers Unions vs. COVID Microschooling
/6

Jan 27, 9:19 AM, American Thinker:

Union leaders complain about opportunity gaps, but then do everything they can to limit opportunity. While the teachers themselves generally adjust and do all they can for the kids entrusted to them, their unions focus on politics. The >
Editorial: Biden’s education secretary nominee is the right choice to lead on school reopenings
/6

Jan 27, 9:17 AM:

Miguel Cardona has the requisite sensitivity and proven expertise to guide schools through the coronavirus pandemic.
Md. teachers’ union pushes back on Hogan’s call to return to in-person classes
/6

Jan 27, 9:09 AM, WTOP:

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said last week that he wants students back in the classroom by March 1. Now, Maryland’s teachers’ union is pushing back on that start date, calling it arbitrary.
Massachusetts teachers slam drop in vaccine priority, say they feel like ‘pawns’ in a game
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Jan 27, 9:01 AM, Boston Herald:

Teachers unions in Massachusetts are pushing back on the state’s updated vaccine administration plan, saying it delays vaccinations for educators, slowing down the safe return to in-person learning.

Newly formed California-wide parent group turns up the pressure to reopen schools
/6

Jan 27, 8:48 AM, EdSource:

State officials should push harder for safety measures that could allow schools to reopen, parent group says

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#FundFamilies (Not Failure); New Effort Reflects Consensus On Schooling (CER in the news)
/6

Jan 27, 9:29 AM, Published Reporter:

With ongoing school closures, city and labor officials fighting reopening, reports of traumatic mental health challenges, and students falling further behind, data confirms what parents have been saying for months: kids are losing ground.
Study of Rural Schools Suggests Class Can Continue Even Where Coronavirus Infection Rates Are High
/6

Jan 27, 9:26 AM, US News & World Report:

The first report to look exclusively at rural schools offers some evidence that in-person school is possible with community coronavirus transmission rates as high as 40%.
Don't Call It A Comeback: School Districts That Never Opened Are Having Trouble Now
/6

Jan 27, 9:24 AM, NPR:

The terrible and mounting toll of the pandemic has caused positions to harden on both sides of the reopening debate. For districts that pledged in the summer or fall to reopen when coronavirus numbers got better, there are many cases where >
The Teachers Unions vs. COVID Microschooling
/6

Jan 27, 9:19 AM, American Thinker:

Union leaders complain about opportunity gaps, but then do everything they can to limit opportunity. While the teachers themselves generally adjust and do all they can for the kids entrusted to them, their unions focus on politics. The >
Editorial: Biden’s education secretary nominee is the right choice to lead on school reopenings
/6

Jan 27, 9:17 AM:

Miguel Cardona has the requisite sensitivity and proven expertise to guide schools through the coronavirus pandemic.
Md. teachers’ union pushes back on Hogan’s call to return to in-person classes
/6

Jan 27, 9:09 AM, WTOP:

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said last week that he wants students back in the classroom by March 1. Now, Maryland’s teachers’ union is pushing back on that start date, calling it arbitrary.
Massachusetts teachers slam drop in vaccine priority, say they feel like ‘pawns’ in a game
/6

Jan 27, 9:01 AM, Boston Herald:

Teachers unions in Massachusetts are pushing back on the state’s updated vaccine administration plan, saying it delays vaccinations for educators, slowing down the safe return to in-person learning.

Newly formed California-wide parent group turns up the pressure to reopen schools
/6

Jan 27, 8:48 AM, EdSource:

State officials should push harder for safety measures that could allow schools to reopen, parent group says