Monday, January 21, 2019


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Remember When Politicians Promised to Make College Affordable?
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Jan 18, 8:33 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Most Americans can’t remember a time when politicians weren’t claiming to make education more affordable by funneling more money to colleges. But after the latest surge in “affordability” policies, implemented over the last decade, the >
Column: The civics education crisis
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Jan 18, 8:12 AM, Savannah Morning News:

For decades, U.S. schools have failed to provide students with an adequate civics education, which is integral to building and maintaining an engaged and informed voting population.
One-third of college students are from rural areas. They face specific challenges, and schools are recognizing that
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Jan 17, 8:22 AM, Lafayette Daily Advertiser:

Data show that rural high-schoolers are less likely than their urban and suburban counterparts to go straight to college, a factor that can impact completion.
Opinion: Think College Is Expensive? Wait Until It’s Free
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Jan 16, 9:13 AMWall Street Journal:

Europe already has a free-college system, and the argument for an American version has a certain logic to it. There’s a strong correlation between higher education and economic prosperity; advanced societies have large numbers of >
Community College Transfer Students: Underenrolled, Overachieving
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Jan 16, 9:12 AM, US News & World Report:

Notably, nearly half – 49 percent – of all students enrolled in four-year colleges and universities begin at a two-year schools. But the report finds that selective schools are less likely to enroll community college students than other >
Higher education moon shot remains stuck in lower orbit
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Jan 14, 8:48 AM, Washington Post:

When President Barack Obama stood before a friendly and enthusiastic crowd at Macomb Community College near Detroit 10 years ago, the goals he set out were historic. Within a decade, he said on that day in 2009, community colleges such as >
Editorial: Good news in higher education: More colleges are reaching out to lower-income students
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Jan 14, 8:45 AM, Washington Post:

Much work still must be done to bridge the economic chasm that keeps higher education out of reach for too many Americans. So let’s hope the report is right in concluding that the initiative “has galvanized members, surfaced and shared >
Letter: Blacks and Charter Schools
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Jan 14, 8:44 AM, New York Times:

That’s why we need high-quality research about the new Afrocentric charter schools (along with Afrocentric public and private schools). If the schools benefit students of color, charter opponents will need to rethink their position. And so >

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LAUSD teachers’ strike, Day 4: Talks reopen, attendance falls, losses mount
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Jan 18, 8:05 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Although heavy rain dampened the turnout at some picket lines Thursday, the job action is in full force, exacting a toll on teachers, families and the school district. On Wednesday, fewer than a third of students came to school, the lowest >
Teachers at four charter schools in Chicago set Feb. 5 strike date if no contract reached
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Jan 18, 7:58 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Teachers affiliated with the Chicago International Charter School network say they will go on strike Feb. 5 unless there is a breakthrough in contract negotiations, a move that would affect about 2,200 students at four of the >
Memphis charter school to build new STEM academy and sports complex
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Jan 18, 7:55 AM, WMC:

Anderson said it is part of his plan for a bigger goal. “Children need incredible schools no matter where they are. Period. That’s our dream,” said Anderson.
South Baton Rouge charter school renewed for three more years despite poor evaluation
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Jan 18, 7:48 AM, The Advocate:

A charter school in south Baton Rouge with a D letter grade earned a reprieve Thursday after the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board grudgingly renewed its charter for at least three more years.
Nevada universities, colleges have plans to close education gap at schools
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Jan 18, 7:44 AM, KLAS-TV:

All seven universities and colleges in Nevada have come up with their own plan to close the education gaps at their institution, and they expect to see results by 2025.
Opinion: Time to remediate the need for remediation in Mass state colleges, universities
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Jan 18, 7:28 AM, The Republican:

There must be a stronger commitment to remediate the need for remediation when high school graduates enter college, skilled training programs, or job opportunities. We are all stakeholders in this needed transformation. The entire >
Disputed Durham charter school moves a step closer to opening
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Jan 18, 7:23 AM, News & Observer:

Despite two lawsuits and a letter of opposition from the Durham school board, the long-proposed Discovery Charter School in Durham moved closer to reality this week.
Sen. President Mitch Carmichael: State public education can be best in nation
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Jan 18, 7:18 AM, Charleston Gazette-Mail:

In addition, we should consider concepts that other states have used to improve student achievement such as empowering parents and students with options that better serve their needs, charter schools, and Education Savings Accounts.
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LAUSD teachers’ strike, Day 4: Talks reopen, attendance falls, losses mount
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Jan 18, 8:05 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Although heavy rain dampened the turnout at some picket lines Thursday, the job action is in full force, exacting a toll on teachers, families and the school district. On Wednesday, fewer than a third of students came to school, the lowest >
Teachers at four charter schools in Chicago set Feb. 5 strike date if no contract reached
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Jan 18, 7:58 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Teachers affiliated with the Chicago International Charter School network say they will go on strike Feb. 5 unless there is a breakthrough in contract negotiations, a move that would affect about 2,200 students at four of the >
Memphis charter school to build new STEM academy and sports complex
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Jan 18, 7:55 AM, WMC:

Anderson said it is part of his plan for a bigger goal. “Children need incredible schools no matter where they are. Period. That’s our dream,” said Anderson.
South Baton Rouge charter school renewed for three more years despite poor evaluation
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Jan 18, 7:48 AM, The Advocate:

A charter school in south Baton Rouge with a D letter grade earned a reprieve Thursday after the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board grudgingly renewed its charter for at least three more years.
Disputed Durham charter school moves a step closer to opening
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Jan 18, 7:23 AM, News & Observer:

Despite two lawsuits and a letter of opposition from the Durham school board, the long-proposed Discovery Charter School in Durham moved closer to reality this week.
Forum focuses on funding, charter schools
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Jan 18, 6:23 AM, Columbia Daily Tribune:

The growing number of school districts opting to use a four-day schedule is evidence the state is not providing sufficient money for education, state Rep. Kip Kendrick, D-Columbia, said Thursday night at forum with educators.
Tulsa Public Schools officials decry midyear hemorrhage of nearly 500 students to virtual charter school at breakfast with lawmakers
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Jan 18, 6:09 AM, Tulsa World:

Gist described the midyear loss of those nearly 500 students as akin to the loss of an entire, large elementary school population. And she said the revolving door to and from EPIC is increasingly disruptive to the Tulsa district’s planning >
Lt. Gov. Dan Forest visits Wilson Christian Academy
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Jan 18, 6:04 AM, The Wilson Times:

Forest said he was proud of his support for the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship program that offered support to families “to take advantage of things like excellent private education.

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Remember When Politicians Promised to Make College Affordable?
/6

Jan 18, 8:33 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Most Americans can’t remember a time when politicians weren’t claiming to make education more affordable by funneling more money to colleges. But after the latest surge in “affordability” policies, implemented over the last decade, the >
Column: The civics education crisis
/6

Jan 18, 8:12 AM, Savannah Morning News:

For decades, U.S. schools have failed to provide students with an adequate civics education, which is integral to building and maintaining an engaged and informed voting population.
LAUSD teachers’ strike, Day 4: Talks reopen, attendance falls, losses mount
/6

Jan 18, 8:05 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Although heavy rain dampened the turnout at some picket lines Thursday, the job action is in full force, exacting a toll on teachers, families and the school district. On Wednesday, fewer than a third of students came to school, the lowest >
Teachers at four charter schools in Chicago set Feb. 5 strike date if no contract reached
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Jan 18, 7:58 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Teachers affiliated with the Chicago International Charter School network say they will go on strike Feb. 5 unless there is a breakthrough in contract negotiations, a move that would affect about 2,200 students at four of the >
Memphis charter school to build new STEM academy and sports complex
/6

Jan 18, 7:55 AM, WMC:

Anderson said it is part of his plan for a bigger goal. “Children need incredible schools no matter where they are. Period. That’s our dream,” said Anderson.
South Baton Rouge charter school renewed for three more years despite poor evaluation
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Jan 18, 7:48 AM, The Advocate:

A charter school in south Baton Rouge with a D letter grade earned a reprieve Thursday after the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board grudgingly renewed its charter for at least three more years.
Nevada universities, colleges have plans to close education gap at schools
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Jan 18, 7:44 AM, KLAS-TV:

All seven universities and colleges in Nevada have come up with their own plan to close the education gaps at their institution, and they expect to see results by 2025.
Opinion: Time to remediate the need for remediation in Mass state colleges, universities
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Jan 18, 7:28 AM, The Republican:

There must be a stronger commitment to remediate the need for remediation when high school graduates enter college, skilled training programs, or job opportunities. We are all stakeholders in this needed transformation. The entire >

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Remember When Politicians Promised to Make College Affordable?
/6

Jan 18, 8:33 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Most Americans can’t remember a time when politicians weren’t claiming to make education more affordable by funneling more money to colleges. But after the latest surge in “affordability” policies, implemented over the last decade, the >
Column: The civics education crisis
/6

Jan 18, 8:12 AM, Savannah Morning News:

For decades, U.S. schools have failed to provide students with an adequate civics education, which is integral to building and maintaining an engaged and informed voting population.
LAUSD teachers’ strike, Day 4: Talks reopen, attendance falls, losses mount
/6

Jan 18, 8:05 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Although heavy rain dampened the turnout at some picket lines Thursday, the job action is in full force, exacting a toll on teachers, families and the school district. On Wednesday, fewer than a third of students came to school, the lowest >
Teachers at four charter schools in Chicago set Feb. 5 strike date if no contract reached
/6

Jan 18, 7:58 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Teachers affiliated with the Chicago International Charter School network say they will go on strike Feb. 5 unless there is a breakthrough in contract negotiations, a move that would affect about 2,200 students at four of the >
Memphis charter school to build new STEM academy and sports complex
/6

Jan 18, 7:55 AM, WMC:

Anderson said it is part of his plan for a bigger goal. “Children need incredible schools no matter where they are. Period. That’s our dream,” said Anderson.
South Baton Rouge charter school renewed for three more years despite poor evaluation
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Jan 18, 7:48 AM, The Advocate:

A charter school in south Baton Rouge with a D letter grade earned a reprieve Thursday after the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board grudgingly renewed its charter for at least three more years.
Nevada universities, colleges have plans to close education gap at schools
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Jan 18, 7:44 AM, KLAS-TV:

All seven universities and colleges in Nevada have come up with their own plan to close the education gaps at their institution, and they expect to see results by 2025.
Opinion: Time to remediate the need for remediation in Mass state colleges, universities
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Jan 18, 7:28 AM, The Republican:

There must be a stronger commitment to remediate the need for remediation when high school graduates enter college, skilled training programs, or job opportunities. We are all stakeholders in this needed transformation. The entire >