Monday, July 23, 2018


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Opinion: A Plea for a Fact-Based Debate About Charter Schools
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Jul 23, 7:24 AM, New York Times:

There are two high-profile camps on education reform. Staunch defenders — who tend to be conservative — support not only charter schools but virtually all school choice, including vouchers for private schools. They see market competition >
Tulane lands $10 million federal grant to study school reform across the U.S.
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Jul 23, 7:22 AM, The Advocate:

The five-year grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, will fund research on how voucher programs, charter schools and other choice programs in various cities can better serve disadvantaged >
Trump promotes job training as employers search for workers
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Jul 20, 7:49 AM, Associated Press:

The White House said the “Pledge to America’s Workers” would provide at least 3.8 million new career opportunities for students and workers over the next five years, including apprenticeships, work-based learning and continuing >
Behind the campaign to get teachers to leave their unions
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Jul 20, 7:47 AM, WHYY:

Last month, the Supreme Court in Janus v. AFCSME dealt a major blow to public sector unions. The court ruled that these unions cannot collect money, known as agency fees, from nonmembers who are covered by collective bargaining agreements. >
Jim Waters: Charter opponents don’t have New Orleans to kick around
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Jul 19, 7:27 AM, State-Journal:

Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, state education leaders in Louisiana decided to take over and rebuild the shattered New Orleans public school infrastructure using charter schools, which by their very nature are more >
Opinion: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (unwittingly) flirts with school choice
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Jul 19, 7:25 AM, Washington Examiner:

While Ocasio-Cortez answers every question with more government, on education at least, she correctly identifies the problem. In fact, she identifies with it personally, telling voters again and again that she came from “a place where >

The Private-School Persuasion of the Supreme Court
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Jul 18, 6:56 AM, The Atlantic:

Should Brett Kavanaugh get confirmed as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, five of the Court’s nine sitting justices will share an experience that is foreign to most Americans: that of attending one of the nation’s private high >
Senate confirms Los Angeles reform advocate Jim Blew in narrow vote, rounding out Ed Dept’s K-12 team
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Jul 18, 6:53 AM, LA School Report:

The Senate voted narrowly Tuesday to confirm Jim Blew, a longtime education reform advocate, to be an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education, rounding out the department’s K-12 team.

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Libraries, LinkedIn agreement to offer online courses free
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Jul 23, 7:14 AM, Associated Press:

Ohio residents with valid library cards will have access to thousands of online courses they can take for free under an expansion of the state’s online library learning program.
Scott Walker leans into 'education governor' message as opponents scoff
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Jul 23, 7:09 AM, Capital Times:

Over the last month, his campaign has released two television ads featuring teachers praising his education record as he seeks a third term. "I’m being aggressive on this," Walker said in an interview last month. "We’re proclaiming proudly >
More central control is coming to CMS schools: What it means for kids, teachers.
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Jul 23, 6:52 AM, Charlotte Observer:

Over the years CMS leaders have struggled to strike a balance between the freedom to let educators be creative and the control that ensures basic standards are being met.
Experts offer tips to strengthen New Mexico charter school law
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Jul 23, 6:50 AM, Santa Fe New Mexican:

New Mexico’s laws for authorizing and overseeing charter schools are solid but could benefit from some additional measures, according to recent National Alliance for Public Charter Schools data.
Report: Charter school demand skyrockets in San Antonio
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Jul 23, 6:35 AM, KABB:

A new report by Families Empowered says nearly 40,000 families applied to three of San Antonio's charter school networks.
Doctor inspires a new way to train teachers — and a new kind of school
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Jul 23, 6:33 AM, Detroit Free Press:

In its place, they’re creating a new method — one based on the way doctors are trained — that will extend teacher training through their first three years on the job, supporting them as they take on the daunting responsibility of educating >
Indianapolis Public Schools plan to save teachers, raise pay could be in trouble
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Jul 23, 6:13 AM, Indianapolis Star:

A rift with the Broad Ripple community over the fate of the recently-closed Broad Ripple High School also has some residents in that neighborhood questioning if the district deserves more tax dollars. Colleen Fanning, a City-County Council >
Virtual school opening brick-and-mortar office in Wilkes-Barre
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Jul 23, 6:04 AM, Wilkes Barre Times-Leader:

Hayden is chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, and the space next door to R/C Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 is being set up as the virtual school’s ninth regional office. “Our goal is to have an office within a >
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More central control is coming to CMS schools: What it means for kids, teachers.
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Jul 23, 6:52 AM, Charlotte Observer:

Over the years CMS leaders have struggled to strike a balance between the freedom to let educators be creative and the control that ensures basic standards are being met.
Report: Charter school demand skyrockets in San Antonio
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Jul 23, 6:35 AM, KABB:

A new report by Families Empowered says nearly 40,000 families applied to three of San Antonio's charter school networks.
Indianapolis Public Schools plan to save teachers, raise pay could be in trouble
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Jul 23, 6:13 AM, Indianapolis Star:

A rift with the Broad Ripple community over the fate of the recently-closed Broad Ripple High School also has some residents in that neighborhood questioning if the district deserves more tax dollars. Colleen Fanning, a City-County Council >
Virtual school opening brick-and-mortar office in Wilkes-Barre
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Jul 23, 6:04 AM, Wilkes Barre Times-Leader:

Hayden is chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, and the space next door to R/C Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 is being set up as the virtual school’s ninth regional office. “Our goal is to have an office within a >
District hopes students will stick with Palm Terrace Elementary after third D from state Previous HIDE CAPTION Principal Tucker Harris trades fist bumps and high fives for a job well done at an event near the end of the last school year. Despite a t
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Jul 23, 5:28 AM, Daytona Beach News-Journal:

The marquee on the corner of Palm Terrace Elementary School’s Daytona Beach campus proudly proclaims a new message to passersby after the release of school grades last month: “D’s don’t define us."
Column: Charters don’t need specific piece of special tax
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Jul 23, 5:23 AM, Palm Beach Post:

At Wednesday’s lengthy, jam-packed meeting, board members said that they did not want to distribute more taxpayer dollars to charters. Why? Because they couldn’t guarantee — read that, force — charter schools to spend the money as >
Editorial: Equity in school improvement spending is a must for CPS
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Jul 23, 5:00 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

Rose and other parents who criticized the spending plan are rightly suspicious. Schools on the South and West sides were slated to get fewer capital dollars in 2019 than North Side schools, according to a WBEZ report. The district also >
Odyssey Charter School board struggles to cope after president Dimitrios Dandolos steps down
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Jul 20, 7:43 AM, Delaware News Journal:

Odyssey Charter School parents and teachers have been packing board meetings this summer to question the hiring of a new co-administrator, the convening of committee meetings with little public notice and the resignation of a board >

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Opinion: A Plea for a Fact-Based Debate About Charter Schools
/6

Jul 23, 7:24 AM, New York Times:

There are two high-profile camps on education reform. Staunch defenders — who tend to be conservative — support not only charter schools but virtually all school choice, including vouchers for private schools. They see market competition >
Tulane lands $10 million federal grant to study school reform across the U.S.
/6

Jul 23, 7:22 AM, The Advocate:

The five-year grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, will fund research on how voucher programs, charter schools and other choice programs in various cities can better serve disadvantaged >
Libraries, LinkedIn agreement to offer online courses free
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Jul 23, 7:14 AM, Associated Press:

Ohio residents with valid library cards will have access to thousands of online courses they can take for free under an expansion of the state’s online library learning program.
Scott Walker leans into 'education governor' message as opponents scoff
/6

Jul 23, 7:09 AM, Capital Times:

Over the last month, his campaign has released two television ads featuring teachers praising his education record as he seeks a third term. "I’m being aggressive on this," Walker said in an interview last month. "We’re proclaiming proudly >
More central control is coming to CMS schools: What it means for kids, teachers.
/6

Jul 23, 6:52 AM, Charlotte Observer:

Over the years CMS leaders have struggled to strike a balance between the freedom to let educators be creative and the control that ensures basic standards are being met.
Experts offer tips to strengthen New Mexico charter school law
/6

Jul 23, 6:50 AM, Santa Fe New Mexican:

New Mexico’s laws for authorizing and overseeing charter schools are solid but could benefit from some additional measures, according to recent National Alliance for Public Charter Schools data.
Report: Charter school demand skyrockets in San Antonio
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Jul 23, 6:35 AM, KABB:

A new report by Families Empowered says nearly 40,000 families applied to three of San Antonio's charter school networks.
Doctor inspires a new way to train teachers — and a new kind of school
/6

Jul 23, 6:33 AM, Detroit Free Press:

In its place, they’re creating a new method — one based on the way doctors are trained — that will extend teacher training through their first three years on the job, supporting them as they take on the daunting responsibility of educating >

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Opinion: A Plea for a Fact-Based Debate About Charter Schools
/6

Jul 23, 7:24 AM, New York Times:

There are two high-profile camps on education reform. Staunch defenders — who tend to be conservative — support not only charter schools but virtually all school choice, including vouchers for private schools. They see market competition >
Tulane lands $10 million federal grant to study school reform across the U.S.
/6

Jul 23, 7:22 AM, The Advocate:

The five-year grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, will fund research on how voucher programs, charter schools and other choice programs in various cities can better serve disadvantaged >
Libraries, LinkedIn agreement to offer online courses free
/6

Jul 23, 7:14 AM, Associated Press:

Ohio residents with valid library cards will have access to thousands of online courses they can take for free under an expansion of the state’s online library learning program.
Scott Walker leans into 'education governor' message as opponents scoff
/6

Jul 23, 7:09 AM, Capital Times:

Over the last month, his campaign has released two television ads featuring teachers praising his education record as he seeks a third term. "I’m being aggressive on this," Walker said in an interview last month. "We’re proclaiming proudly >
More central control is coming to CMS schools: What it means for kids, teachers.
/6

Jul 23, 6:52 AM, Charlotte Observer:

Over the years CMS leaders have struggled to strike a balance between the freedom to let educators be creative and the control that ensures basic standards are being met.
Experts offer tips to strengthen New Mexico charter school law
/6

Jul 23, 6:50 AM, Santa Fe New Mexican:

New Mexico’s laws for authorizing and overseeing charter schools are solid but could benefit from some additional measures, according to recent National Alliance for Public Charter Schools data.
Report: Charter school demand skyrockets in San Antonio
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Jul 23, 6:35 AM, KABB:

A new report by Families Empowered says nearly 40,000 families applied to three of San Antonio's charter school networks.
Doctor inspires a new way to train teachers — and a new kind of school
/6

Jul 23, 6:33 AM, Detroit Free Press:

In its place, they’re creating a new method — one based on the way doctors are trained — that will extend teacher training through their first three years on the job, supporting them as they take on the daunting responsibility of educating >