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Shopping for a home based on the school district: Parents study test scores, class size
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Jul 2, 7:57 AM: Schools may be temporarily closed but they remain a driving factor in parents’ home purchasing decisions, say real estate experts.
Opinion: It’s time to enforce the law and help at-risk kids
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Jul 2, 6:01 AM: It has fallen to civil rights and school reform groups to do what Brown and Torlakson refused to do — enforce the law. They have filed complaints and lawsuits against local school officials, challenging their plans, called LCAPs, >
Supreme Court cements Arizona school tax credit
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Jul 1, 7:37 AM: At issue in both Arizona and Montana is a system that gives people a dollar-for-dollar credit against their income taxes for money donated to organizations that provide scholarships for students to attend private and parochial >
Explore Academy opening charter school in the northwest in August, free with no waiting list
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Jul 1, 6:54 AM: There is a brand new charter school opening in August in the northwest part of town. Explore Academy is geared towards middle school-aged children and it’s free, with no waiting list.
L.A. schools reopening: 20% of parents, 36% of staff are not ready for campuses to open
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Jun 30, 8:01 AM: About 20% of Los Angeles parents said they are not ready to send their children back to a campus this fall, and more than a third of employees said they are against returning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to survey results >
Phoenix Union says schools will start virtual learning on Aug. 3, not Aug. 17
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Jun 30, 7:02 AM: Gestson cites three reasons Phoenix Union will be starting on August 3 for the 2020-2021 school year. First, he says the "achievement gap" will grow wider if teaching is delayed.
Judge denies state’s request for dismissal in education lawsuit
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Jun 30, 6:01 AM: A judge has denied the state of New Mexico’s request to dismiss a mammoth education lawsuit that has been at the center of public school funding and reform.
Editorial: More School Testing Needed? Better Ways to Spend Limited Funds?
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Jun 30, 5:59 AM: Over the past 20 years, Colorado — and most US states — have been holding K-12 schools accountable for student growth by administering tests in reading and math on an annual basis. But the annual testing, scheduled for April, did >
Charter school creates choice, competition
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Jun 30, 5:38 AM: Choice is good. That’s the initial reaction of local school officials to the news that Pinnacles Prep application has been approved to become the Wenatchee Valley’s first charter public school.
Opinion: Decolonize our education system
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Jun 29, 8:43 AM: We’re not just reckoning with the pandemic, but with generations of colonization and oppression. One thing is clear, the current approach to education is not working.
Online or in the classroom, teachers and students must show up every day, new rules say
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Jun 29, 8:37 AM: When it comes to education, the new state budget goes beyond providing $70.5 billion in funding for K-12 schools — it sets fundamental accountability rules for a new era of distance learning in California by requiring teachers to >
Denver charter schools received $16 million in federal coronavirus aid for small businesses
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Jun 29, 8:19 AM: Denver charter schools received a total of $16 million in federal coronavirus relief funds meant to help keep small businesses afloat during the pandemic, according to a memo prepared by Denver Public Schools staff at the request of >
Nevada charter schools will create their own reopening plans
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Jun 29, 7:10 AM: The Nevada State Public Charter School Authority board decided Friday that each individual school it sponsors will develop its own reopening plan for the upcoming school year amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Opinion: An equitable education is essential, even in crisis
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Jun 29, 6:00 AM: Education is essential, and we must treat it as such. The negative effect of losing additional classroom time will reverberate through a generation of students. We must find a way to safely bring students and staff back into our >
As COVID-19 changes education systems, Washington school superintendent candidates push for local control
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Jun 29, 5:45 AM: Five candidates are running in Washington’s Aug. 4 primary against incumbent Chris Reykdal for Superintendent of Public Instruction, calling for more local control of schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Rivers School drops charter bid with Roaring Fork District, for now
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Jun 26, 6:51 AM: The state-chartered Two Rivers Community School in Glenwood Springs is withdrawing its application to reauthorize under the local school district due to the uncertain school finance fallout from the pandemic response.
Schools upset over ‘CARES Act Swap’
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Jun 25, 6:48 AM: A section of a budget solvency bill aimed at absorbing a revenue drop caused by the coronavirus pandemic and plummeting oil prices would reduce the appropriation to the school funding formula by about $45 million to reflect federal >
California schools must provide daily live interaction, access to technology this fall
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Jun 25, 5:46 AM: California schools will need to offer daily live instruction and regular communication with parents, among other requirements, in order to receive state funding for the upcoming school year.
Ducey unveils aid package to help keep Arizona's K-12 schools afloat during pandemic
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Jun 25, 5:34 AM: Arizona students can attend class virtually in the coming academic year without public schools losing significant amounts of per-pupil funding, thanks to one of several measures rolled out by the governor on Wednesday to keep >
All-boys charter school for students of color pitches program to Cherry Creek school district
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Jun 24, 7:50 AM: An out-of-state charter management organization submitted early paperwork this month to open a school tailored for boys of color in the Cherry Creek School District.

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