Friday, March 22, 2019


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Opinion: What Rural America Has to Teach Us
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Mar 22, 7:50 AM, New York Times:

Everybody says rural America is collapsing. But I keep going to places with more moral coherence and social commitment than we have in booming urban areas. These visits prompt the same question: How can we spread the civic mind-set they >
Commentary: Giving America An Effective Workforce
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Mar 22, 7:50 AM, Forbes:

Offering vocational training as a recognized and respected alternative career route will create a workforce with the skills the economy will increasingly need, many of which colleges and universities simply cannot deliver.
Letter: Democrats Really Do Own Education Reform
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Mar 21, 7:42 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Democrats are the predominant party in the vast majority of districts with the largest numbers and concentrations of charter-school students.
Commentary: Want to Fix College? Admissions Aren’t the Biggest Problem
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Mar 21, 7:39 AM, The New Yorker:

Busting the admissions cheaters is the right thing to do, in addition to being emotionally satisfying. But it won’t change America much for the better. Anyone who wants to do that through higher education, and who focusses on élite >
Opinion: Public schools are no longer a foundation of America's Republic
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Mar 21, 7:37 AM, The Daily Caller:

To the extent that civics is taught, it emphasizes grievance and activism, rather than core knowledge about the Constitution and Declaration of Independence. These days, just noting that the original purpose of the common schools >
Editorial: Time to scale back unlimited federal student loans
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Mar 20, 7:33 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

On Monday, the Trump administration announced it will push for limits on how much money graduate students and parents of undergrads may borrow from the federal government to pay for college. It’s an effort to address two major issues: the >
Trump Administration Proposes Borrowing Limits for Some Student Loans
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Mar 19, 7:20 AM, Wall Street Journal:

The White House is calling on Congress to cap how much graduate students and parents of undergraduates can borrow in federal student loans, a proposal it said is aimed at curbing rising college costs.
Admissions scandal is just 'the tip of the iceberg' of college inequity
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Mar 19, 7:19 AM, CNN:

As the nation inexorably grows more racially diverse, the higher education system has become a chokepoint to narrowing the gaps in economic opportunity between whites -- particularly those from upper-income families -- and minorities.

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Editorial: Keep mayoral control of schools, but hold City Hall accountable
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Mar 22, 6:59 AM, amNY:

Anyone who debates whether the mayor should control NYC’s school system probably does not know or remember what it was like before.
BCIU will head to Harrisburg to advocate for fair funding of online schools
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Mar 22, 6:53 AM, Reading Eagle:

The cyberschools have been a hot-button topic, costing Berks districts more than $17 million during the 2017-18 school year. Charter and online charter schools on average receive $12,540 per regular student and $28,003 per special >
Phasing out remedial college education could help more Colorado students earn their degrees
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Mar 22, 6:28 AM, Chalkbeat Colorado:

A bachelor’s degree eluded Armando Manzanares for two decades because he couldn’t pass introductory college math. As he got older, his lack of a degree made it harder and harder to catch the attention of potential employers.
Education hearing expected to draw hundreds to Statehouse on Friday
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Mar 22, 6:26 AM, The Republican:

Hundreds of teachers, parents, students and advocates are expected to come to the Statehouse on Friday to testify on a slate of bills that would update the state’s public education funding formula.
Opinion: More school choice strengthens public education
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Mar 22, 5:49 AM, Sun Sentinel:

Over the past 20 years, Florida public schools have improved as much as any in America. At the same time, educational choice here revved from fringe to mainstream. That’s a point worth noting to those who keep insisting, with zero >
Bill targets Texas charter school admissions
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Mar 22, 5:46 AM, Austin American-Statesman:

An Austin legislator wants to prohibit charter schools from denying admission to students based on their disciplinary history, setting up what could become the biggest battle during this year’s legislative session in the ongoing fight >
IPS Partners With Charter High School KIPP Indy
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Mar 22, 5:42 AM, WFYI:

Commissioner Diane Arnold voted in support of the partnership. “The students and their families that attend KIPP and other innovation schools are not stepchildren, they are IPS children, and they deserve the same consideration and same >
Charter school on Indy's east side to close at end of school year
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Mar 22, 5:17 AM, Indianapolis Star:

Lighthouse East Charter School on Indianapolis' east side is closing at the end of this school year. Its board announced the decision Thursday morning, citing poor performance and dwindling enrollment.
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Editorial: Keep mayoral control of schools, but hold City Hall accountable
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Mar 22, 6:59 AM, amNY:

Anyone who debates whether the mayor should control NYC’s school system probably does not know or remember what it was like before.
BCIU will head to Harrisburg to advocate for fair funding of online schools
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Mar 22, 6:53 AM, Reading Eagle:

The cyberschools have been a hot-button topic, costing Berks districts more than $17 million during the 2017-18 school year. Charter and online charter schools on average receive $12,540 per regular student and $28,003 per special >
IPS Partners With Charter High School KIPP Indy
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Mar 22, 5:42 AM, WFYI:

Commissioner Diane Arnold voted in support of the partnership. “The students and their families that attend KIPP and other innovation schools are not stepchildren, they are IPS children, and they deserve the same consideration and same >
Charter school on Indy's east side to close at end of school year
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Mar 22, 5:17 AM, Indianapolis Star:

Lighthouse East Charter School on Indianapolis' east side is closing at the end of this school year. Its board announced the decision Thursday morning, citing poor performance and dwindling enrollment.
New Bedford School Committee approves MOU with Alma, 5-2
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Mar 22, 4:53 AM, New Bedford Standard Times:

The New Bedford School Committee Thursday night voted 5-2 to approve the memorandum of understanding between the city public schools and Alma del Mar Charter School as presented.
Acclaimed BASIS charter schools nearly $44 million in the red, audit shows
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Mar 21, 6:50 AM, Arizona Daily Star:

The globally renowned BASIS charter school system is nearly $44 million in the red, according to a recent report from a Phoenix-based watchdog group.
Approved transparency bill will impact local charter schools
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Mar 21, 6:48 AM, Santa Maria Sun:

A newly signed bill will require all California charter schools to adhere to the same transparency laws that public schools follow, and the soon-to-be state law is expected to impact Santa Barbara County’s charters in varying ways.
SCS wants to give every student a laptop to take home, but that may present challenges of its own
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Mar 21, 6:28 AMMemphis Commercial Appeal:

Schools nationwide, including in Shelby County, are arming students with digital devices at a rapid pace, with leaders often touting the technology as the key to improved performance. But research shows it's not as simple as giving >

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Opinion: What Rural America Has to Teach Us
/6

Mar 22, 7:50 AM, New York Times:

Everybody says rural America is collapsing. But I keep going to places with more moral coherence and social commitment than we have in booming urban areas. These visits prompt the same question: How can we spread the civic mind-set they >
Commentary: Giving America An Effective Workforce
/6

Mar 22, 7:50 AM, Forbes:

Offering vocational training as a recognized and respected alternative career route will create a workforce with the skills the economy will increasingly need, many of which colleges and universities simply cannot deliver.
Editorial: Keep mayoral control of schools, but hold City Hall accountable
/6

Mar 22, 6:59 AM, amNY:

Anyone who debates whether the mayor should control NYC’s school system probably does not know or remember what it was like before.
BCIU will head to Harrisburg to advocate for fair funding of online schools
/6

Mar 22, 6:53 AM, Reading Eagle:

The cyberschools have been a hot-button topic, costing Berks districts more than $17 million during the 2017-18 school year. Charter and online charter schools on average receive $12,540 per regular student and $28,003 per special >
Phasing out remedial college education could help more Colorado students earn their degrees
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Mar 22, 6:28 AM, Chalkbeat Colorado:

A bachelor’s degree eluded Armando Manzanares for two decades because he couldn’t pass introductory college math. As he got older, his lack of a degree made it harder and harder to catch the attention of potential employers.
Education hearing expected to draw hundreds to Statehouse on Friday
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Mar 22, 6:26 AM, The Republican:

Hundreds of teachers, parents, students and advocates are expected to come to the Statehouse on Friday to testify on a slate of bills that would update the state’s public education funding formula.
Opinion: More school choice strengthens public education
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Mar 22, 5:49 AM, Sun Sentinel:

Over the past 20 years, Florida public schools have improved as much as any in America. At the same time, educational choice here revved from fringe to mainstream. That’s a point worth noting to those who keep insisting, with zero >
Bill targets Texas charter school admissions
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Mar 22, 5:46 AM, Austin American-Statesman:

An Austin legislator wants to prohibit charter schools from denying admission to students based on their disciplinary history, setting up what could become the biggest battle during this year’s legislative session in the ongoing fight >

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Opinion: What Rural America Has to Teach Us
/6

Mar 22, 7:50 AM, New York Times:

Everybody says rural America is collapsing. But I keep going to places with more moral coherence and social commitment than we have in booming urban areas. These visits prompt the same question: How can we spread the civic mind-set they >
Commentary: Giving America An Effective Workforce
/6

Mar 22, 7:50 AM, Forbes:

Offering vocational training as a recognized and respected alternative career route will create a workforce with the skills the economy will increasingly need, many of which colleges and universities simply cannot deliver.
Editorial: Keep mayoral control of schools, but hold City Hall accountable
/6

Mar 22, 6:59 AM, amNY:

Anyone who debates whether the mayor should control NYC’s school system probably does not know or remember what it was like before.
BCIU will head to Harrisburg to advocate for fair funding of online schools
/6

Mar 22, 6:53 AM, Reading Eagle:

The cyberschools have been a hot-button topic, costing Berks districts more than $17 million during the 2017-18 school year. Charter and online charter schools on average receive $12,540 per regular student and $28,003 per special >
Phasing out remedial college education could help more Colorado students earn their degrees
/6

Mar 22, 6:28 AM, Chalkbeat Colorado:

A bachelor’s degree eluded Armando Manzanares for two decades because he couldn’t pass introductory college math. As he got older, his lack of a degree made it harder and harder to catch the attention of potential employers.
Education hearing expected to draw hundreds to Statehouse on Friday
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Mar 22, 6:26 AM, The Republican:

Hundreds of teachers, parents, students and advocates are expected to come to the Statehouse on Friday to testify on a slate of bills that would update the state’s public education funding formula.
Opinion: More school choice strengthens public education
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Mar 22, 5:49 AM, Sun Sentinel:

Over the past 20 years, Florida public schools have improved as much as any in America. At the same time, educational choice here revved from fringe to mainstream. That’s a point worth noting to those who keep insisting, with zero >
Bill targets Texas charter school admissions
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Mar 22, 5:46 AM, Austin American-Statesman:

An Austin legislator wants to prohibit charter schools from denying admission to students based on their disciplinary history, setting up what could become the biggest battle during this year’s legislative session in the ongoing fight >