Thursday, June 29, 2017

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General Teacher Issues 50%
Achievement 49%
Other Education Issues 49%
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Teachers 26%
School Choice 32%
Charter Schools 32%

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School Voucher Advocates React to Supreme Court’s Trinity Lutheran Ruling(CER in the news)
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Jun 28, 8:16 AM, Education Week:

Private school voucher advocates have been closely following the case before the U.S. Supreme Court that dealt with the constitutionality of a state denying grant funds to a church solely because it was a religious institution.
Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate (CER in the news)
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Jun 27, 8:01 AM, Associated Press:

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. But opponents say the >
SCOTUS ruling: gym equipment today, private school vouchers tomorrow? (CER in the news)
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Jun 27, 8:00 AM, Asbury Park Press:

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with a Lutheran church Monday in a dispute over the use of taxpayer dollars for playground equipment, but nobody expects the controversy to end with swing sets, monkey bars and slides.
School voucher recipients lose ground at first, then catch up to peers, studies find
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Jun 27, 7:58 AM, Washington Post :

Students who received publicly funded vouchers in Indiana and Louisiana appeared to lose significant academic ground in the first two years after switching to private schools but then caught up to their public-school counterparts in >
Poll: Trump Voters Oppose His Education Agenda
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Jun 26, 8:06 AM, U.S. News & World Report:

Nearly half of those who voted for President Donald Trump oppose his education agenda, according to a new poll, and many said they would likely not vote to reelect their congressional representatives should they support it.
DeVos Delivers Tough Love to Charter School Advocates
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Jun 14, 7:46 AM, U.S. News & World Report:

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday delivered a gut check to thousands of charter schools advocates gathered in Washington, D.C., reminding them that when it comes to school choice they are not the only player.
There Are Two Ways to Reform Education (CER in the news)
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Jun 13, 7:56 AM, Huffington Post:

If education reformers are honest with one another, we must admit that our efforts have a hit a wall, according to a new book published today by the Center for Education Reform.
Charter schools see opportunity with Republicans in power: lobbying group
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Jun 13, 7:54 AM, Reuters:

President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, both Republicans, suggested in their proposed budget last month to increase federal funding for charter schools, which are public schools that are run independently from local >

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U.S. Supreme Court opinion on religious school not expected to impact Oklahoma (CER in the news)
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Jun 28, 8:14 AM, The Oklahoman:

A U.S. Supreme Court opinion that overturned a state policy in neighboring Missouri is not expected to affect Oklahoma, the state's education department said.
Supreme Court ruling gives Douglas County school voucher program new life
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Jun 28, 8:13 AM, The Denver Post:

Backers of Douglas County’s stalled school voucher program say it may have new life after a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Mitchell Chester, commissioner of elementary and secondary education, has died of cancer
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Jun 28, 8:06 AM, Boston Globe:

Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester, who ramped up oversight of the state’s public schools and moved the paper-and-pencil MCAS tests into cyberspace, died early Tuesday after battling cancer. He was 65.
How this school district plans to compete with charter schools
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Jun 28, 7:44 AM, The Express-Times:

The Bethlehem Area School District is taking a shot at competing with charter schools by hiring its own marketing firm to remake its brand.
Board nixes revisiting lease of space to charter school
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Jun 28, 7:30 AM, Conway Daily Sun :

The Conway School Board on Monday voted not to revisit leasing vacant space at Kennett Middle School to Robert Frost Charter School.
Indian River County School District still mulling appeal over charter ruling
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Jun 28, 7:26 AM, Treasure Coast News:

The two-year dispute between the School District and a group of charter schools over withheld tax dollars rages on. School Board members on Tuesday made no decision whether to appeal a judge's recent ruling in favor of the charters.
Molalla school board considers intent to terminate RPA charter
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Jun 28, 7:15 AM:

A Molalla River School District memo outlines 16 alleged 'deficiencies in practice and performance' at Renaissance Public Academy, a district charter school. The school board addressed the matter during a June 29 special meeting before a >
California charter school centers set to close, but many expected to receive one-year waivers
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Jun 28, 7:08 AM, Northern California Record:

Charter school resource centers may begin shuttering this week following a court ruling limiting where they can operate, but many will remain open for at least another year after receiving waivers from the state Board of Education.
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Supreme Court ruling gives Douglas County school voucher program new life
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Jun 28, 8:13 AM, The Denver Post:

Backers of Douglas County’s stalled school voucher program say it may have new life after a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
How this school district plans to compete with charter schools
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Jun 28, 7:44 AM, The Express-Times:

The Bethlehem Area School District is taking a shot at competing with charter schools by hiring its own marketing firm to remake its brand.
Board nixes revisiting lease of space to charter school
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Jun 28, 7:30 AM, Conway Daily Sun :

The Conway School Board on Monday voted not to revisit leasing vacant space at Kennett Middle School to Robert Frost Charter School.
Indian River County School District still mulling appeal over charter ruling
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Jun 28, 7:26 AM, Treasure Coast News:

The two-year dispute between the School District and a group of charter schools over withheld tax dollars rages on. School Board members on Tuesday made no decision whether to appeal a judge's recent ruling in favor of the charters.
Molalla school board considers intent to terminate RPA charter
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Jun 28, 7:15 AM:

A Molalla River School District memo outlines 16 alleged 'deficiencies in practice and performance' at Renaissance Public Academy, a district charter school. The school board addressed the matter during a June 29 special meeting before a >
This school is offering $3,000 signing bonuses to teach middle school math. And it only wants the be
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Jun 28, 7:03 AM, Bradenton Herald:

The charter school has cast a wide net as it searches for two new sixth grade math openings, sending recruiting letters to the most highly rated math teachers in school districts across the state, touting higher-than-expected salaries and >
Nashville school board rejects LEAD charter school applications
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Jun 28, 6:50 AM, The Tennessean:

Nashville's LEAD Public Schools saw both of its charter applications voted down by the Metro Schools board Tuesday night.
A new study reveals which NYC charter school networks are outperforming their peers
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Jun 28, 6:46 AM, Chalkbeat New York:

All charter schools are not created equal. That’s according to a new study published by Stanford University research group CREDO, which shows some New York City charter school networks are better than others at improving their students’ >