Friday, February 26, 2021


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Teachers speak out about frustrations with unions slow-walking school reopenings: 'Politics seems to rule'
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Feb 26, 9:28 AM, FOX News:

President Biden's plan to reopen schools within 100 days has faced opposition from teachers unions due to coronavirus safety concerns, leaving other teachers frustrated.
As schools stay closed, advocates work to redirect education funding (CER in the news)
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Feb 25, 9:14 AM, WSET-TV:

In the face of prolonged public school closures, parents and school choice advocates look to put their tax dollars to work for the students instead of the public school system.
Families need options: Why school choice is essential to ensuring racial equality
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Feb 25, 9:11 AM, USA Today:

As Americans, we pride ourselves on an inherent ability to make our own choices and manage our own lives. That self-determination is a foundational tenet of our democracy, something we guard jealously. Except in public education.
Opinion: To stop educational wokeness, force teachers to actually teach
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Feb 25, 9:08 AM, New York Post:

There’s a reason there is little to no backlash against crackpot notions — such as racist equations — and it’s that parents are bone tired. Many parents are burned out from nearly a whole year of their kids being at >
Teachers’ Unions Nightmare: Study Shows Charter Schools More Cost-Effective Than District Schools
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Feb 25, 9:06 AM, The Daily Wire:

A new study out of the University of Arkansas shows that charter schools are far more cost-effective and produce nearly 50% more investment than district schools.

CDC Study Finds Teachers ‘Central’ To COVID Transmission When Distancing, Masks Not Enforced
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Feb 25, 9:04 AM, The 74:

When schools don’t consistently enforce precautions such as social distancing and mask wearing, teachers can play a “central” role in COVID-19 transmission, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released this >

Opinion: Both sides of the school reopening debate have it wrong
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Feb 25, 9:03 AM, Washington Post:

Both sides of the school reopening debate have it wrong. We shouldn’t be debating whether schools are safe to reopen. Instead, we should ask whether in-person schooling is essential. If it is — as many Americans, including President Biden, >
School voucher push taps frustration over distance learning
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Feb 25, 9:02 AM, Associated Press:

School choice advocates and lawmakers in many states are counting on the frustrations of parents like Rivera to bolster efforts to pass or expand laws allowing families to use public money to pay for private school or to help teach their >

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Marblehead parents 'Stand Up for Students'
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Feb 26, 9:23 AM, Wicked Local:

Reduce social distancing rules and put all students back in the classroom was the message delivered to School Committee members Thursday night
New Homeschooling Families Weigh How Long They Will Continue Amid Pandemic
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Feb 26, 9:19 AM, WUNC:

More parents have chosen to homeschool their children during the pandemic, and it's contributed to a decline in enrollment at public schools. Now, schools and families are trying to figure out how long this trend will last. Liz Schlemmer >
Opinion: Iowa’s governor beat the teachers unions and reopened schools. Here’s how she did it.
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Feb 26, 8:48 AM, Washington Post:

Her name is Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R), and she just signed a bill into law that requires every public and accredited private school in her state to offer in-person learning, five days a week. Not a “majority” of K-8 schools in 100 days, >

This Ohio school reduced spacing measures and is open to all, 5 days a week
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Feb 26, 8:29 AM, CNN:

The push to reopen the Southwest Licking schools began several months ago, when a summertime survey of parents found 70% of them wanted their children back at school. Schools superintendent Kasey Perkins said once they had that mandate, >
School district leaders say Lamont’s plan to use federal funds will leave them short
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Feb 26, 7:59 AM, CT Mirror:

School districts across the state, especially those in Connecticut’s cities, expect they will need huge increases in staffing to get students caught up after the COVID pandemic broadly interrupted learning. Gov. Ned Lamont has proposed >
Indianapolis charter schools are 78% more cost-effective than traditional Indianapolis public schools, report finds
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Feb 26, 7:52 AM, Center Square:

A new report finds that Indianapolis charter schools are doing more with less, and giving the state “more bang for its buck.
250 Success Academy Parents Mobilize For Parent Choice
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Feb 26, 7:50 AM, Rockaway Wave:

More than 250 Success Academy parents mobilized for a week-long series of virtual meetings with elected officials to advocate for parent choice and urge them to eliminate the arbitrary charter “cap” — a statutory limit on the number of >
Chartiers Valley School Board denies charter school application
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Feb 26, 7:45 AM, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

The Chartiers Valley School Board members Tuesday unanimously voted to deny an application from Dogwood Charter School to locate its school in the district.
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Marblehead parents 'Stand Up for Students'
/6

Feb 26, 9:23 AM, Wicked Local:

Reduce social distancing rules and put all students back in the classroom was the message delivered to School Committee members Thursday night
This Ohio school reduced spacing measures and is open to all, 5 days a week
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Feb 26, 8:29 AM, CNN:

The push to reopen the Southwest Licking schools began several months ago, when a summertime survey of parents found 70% of them wanted their children back at school. Schools superintendent Kasey Perkins said once they had that mandate, >
School district leaders say Lamont’s plan to use federal funds will leave them short
/6

Feb 26, 7:59 AM, CT Mirror:

School districts across the state, especially those in Connecticut’s cities, expect they will need huge increases in staffing to get students caught up after the COVID pandemic broadly interrupted learning. Gov. Ned Lamont has proposed >
Indianapolis charter schools are 78% more cost-effective than traditional Indianapolis public schools, report finds
/6

Feb 26, 7:52 AM, Center Square:

A new report finds that Indianapolis charter schools are doing more with less, and giving the state “more bang for its buck.
250 Success Academy Parents Mobilize For Parent Choice
/6

Feb 26, 7:50 AM, Rockaway Wave:

More than 250 Success Academy parents mobilized for a week-long series of virtual meetings with elected officials to advocate for parent choice and urge them to eliminate the arbitrary charter “cap” — a statutory limit on the number of >
Chartiers Valley School Board denies charter school application
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Feb 26, 7:45 AM, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

The Chartiers Valley School Board members Tuesday unanimously voted to deny an application from Dogwood Charter School to locate its school in the district.
How are those pandemic learning pods doing?
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Feb 26, 7:30 AM, marketplace.org:

Last summer there was a lot of uncertainty about schools opening — and about how learning would happen. Allison Fried in Fairfax, Virginia, certainly felt that. So, as her oldest daughter was about to start kindergarten, she decided to >
Students call remote learning ‘boring’ and ‘weird’ during de Blasio school visit
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Feb 26, 7:27 AM, New York Post:

The reviews are in: remote learning is “boring.” And it’s also “weird,” students told Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Education Chancellor Richard Carranza during their visit to a Bronx middle school on >

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Teachers speak out about frustrations with unions slow-walking school reopenings: 'Politics seems to rule'
/6

Feb 26, 9:28 AM, FOX News:

President Biden's plan to reopen schools within 100 days has faced opposition from teachers unions due to coronavirus safety concerns, leaving other teachers frustrated.
Marblehead parents 'Stand Up for Students'
/6

Feb 26, 9:23 AM, Wicked Local:

Reduce social distancing rules and put all students back in the classroom was the message delivered to School Committee members Thursday night
New Homeschooling Families Weigh How Long They Will Continue Amid Pandemic
/6

Feb 26, 9:19 AM, WUNC:

More parents have chosen to homeschool their children during the pandemic, and it's contributed to a decline in enrollment at public schools. Now, schools and families are trying to figure out how long this trend will last. Liz Schlemmer >
Opinion: Iowa’s governor beat the teachers unions and reopened schools. Here’s how she did it.
/6

Feb 26, 8:48 AM, Washington Post:

Her name is Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R), and she just signed a bill into law that requires every public and accredited private school in her state to offer in-person learning, five days a week. Not a “majority” of K-8 schools in 100 days, >

This Ohio school reduced spacing measures and is open to all, 5 days a week
/6

Feb 26, 8:29 AM, CNN:

The push to reopen the Southwest Licking schools began several months ago, when a summertime survey of parents found 70% of them wanted their children back at school. Schools superintendent Kasey Perkins said once they had that mandate, >
School district leaders say Lamont’s plan to use federal funds will leave them short
/6

Feb 26, 7:59 AM, CT Mirror:

School districts across the state, especially those in Connecticut’s cities, expect they will need huge increases in staffing to get students caught up after the COVID pandemic broadly interrupted learning. Gov. Ned Lamont has proposed >
Indianapolis charter schools are 78% more cost-effective than traditional Indianapolis public schools, report finds
/6

Feb 26, 7:52 AM, Center Square:

A new report finds that Indianapolis charter schools are doing more with less, and giving the state “more bang for its buck.
250 Success Academy Parents Mobilize For Parent Choice
/6

Feb 26, 7:50 AM, Rockaway Wave:

More than 250 Success Academy parents mobilized for a week-long series of virtual meetings with elected officials to advocate for parent choice and urge them to eliminate the arbitrary charter “cap” — a statutory limit on the number of >

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Teachers speak out about frustrations with unions slow-walking school reopenings: 'Politics seems to rule'
/6

Feb 26, 9:28 AM, FOX News:

President Biden's plan to reopen schools within 100 days has faced opposition from teachers unions due to coronavirus safety concerns, leaving other teachers frustrated.
Marblehead parents 'Stand Up for Students'
/6

Feb 26, 9:23 AM, Wicked Local:

Reduce social distancing rules and put all students back in the classroom was the message delivered to School Committee members Thursday night
New Homeschooling Families Weigh How Long They Will Continue Amid Pandemic
/6

Feb 26, 9:19 AM, WUNC:

More parents have chosen to homeschool their children during the pandemic, and it's contributed to a decline in enrollment at public schools. Now, schools and families are trying to figure out how long this trend will last. Liz Schlemmer >
Opinion: Iowa’s governor beat the teachers unions and reopened schools. Here’s how she did it.
/6

Feb 26, 8:48 AM, Washington Post:

Her name is Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R), and she just signed a bill into law that requires every public and accredited private school in her state to offer in-person learning, five days a week. Not a “majority” of K-8 schools in 100 days, >

This Ohio school reduced spacing measures and is open to all, 5 days a week
/6

Feb 26, 8:29 AM, CNN:

The push to reopen the Southwest Licking schools began several months ago, when a summertime survey of parents found 70% of them wanted their children back at school. Schools superintendent Kasey Perkins said once they had that mandate, >
School district leaders say Lamont’s plan to use federal funds will leave them short
/6

Feb 26, 7:59 AM, CT Mirror:

School districts across the state, especially those in Connecticut’s cities, expect they will need huge increases in staffing to get students caught up after the COVID pandemic broadly interrupted learning. Gov. Ned Lamont has proposed >
Indianapolis charter schools are 78% more cost-effective than traditional Indianapolis public schools, report finds
/6

Feb 26, 7:52 AM, Center Square:

A new report finds that Indianapolis charter schools are doing more with less, and giving the state “more bang for its buck.
250 Success Academy Parents Mobilize For Parent Choice
/6

Feb 26, 7:50 AM, Rockaway Wave:

More than 250 Success Academy parents mobilized for a week-long series of virtual meetings with elected officials to advocate for parent choice and urge them to eliminate the arbitrary charter “cap” — a statutory limit on the number of >