Wednesday, January 29, 2020


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For Maverick Polly Williams, the Mother of School Choice, The Point Was Always to Empower Parents
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Jan 29, 8:20 AM, The 74:

"Don’t call it a voucher plan,” she told me in 2012 during one of many interviews. “That’s not what I call it. It’s parental choice. My focus is always empowering the parents."
Opinion: Democrats must stand up for charter schools
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Jan 28, 9:49 AM, New York Daily News:

A group of charter school parents held a counter rally against parents from various Community Education Council Districts who are calling for the city to stop giving access of private information of NYC school children to charter schools.
Dem Voters Don’t Want to Defund Charter Schools
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Jan 28, 9:43 AM, The Washington Free Beacon:

A majority of Democratic primary voters, as well as black and Latino voters, say they would be less likely to vote for a 2020 contender who would stop funding charter schools.
Editorial: Time to end Blaine’s bigotry
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Jan 28, 9:40 AM, Daily Commerical:

At issue is a Montana Supreme Court decision that outlawed an education tax break that helped children attend religious schools. The program granted people who gave up to $150 to a scholarship program for private schools a matching >
Opinion: 5 Reasons National School Choice Week Keeps Growing
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Jan 27, 10:17 AM, Town Hall:

Evidence shows school choice—or, as it should be called, “education freedom”—has obvious benefits for society. The expansion of National School Choice Week (NSCW)—the celebration created to spotlight the successes of school choice—is a >
Democratic voters won’t support 2020 candidates who oppose school choice: Poll
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Jan 27, 10:15 AM, Washington Examiner:

Ten days out from the pivotal Iowa caucuses, a new poll further emphasizes that when it comes to school choice, Democrats are blatantly disregarding the wishes of key constituencies in favor of special interests.
Opinion: The ‘secret sauce’ that helps Catholic schools over-achieve
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Jan 27, 10:12 AM, New York Post:

Last week, the Supreme Court heard ­arguments in Espinoza v. Montana. At ­issue is the constitutionality of the state’s Blaine Amendment, which prohibits public revenue from going to religious schools. Montana is one of 37 states, >
Will Supreme Court Support State Scholarships for Religious Schools? (CER in the news)
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Jan 24, 9:43 AM, National Catholic Register:

A lead attorney who argued a historically significant educational and religious-freedom case at the U.S. Supreme Court Jan. 22 said her team is “very optimistic” about a favorable ruling this spring. A decision in her clients’ favor would >

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New York City Spends $200 Million a Year to Aid High-Poverty Schools, With Mixed Results
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Jan 29, 7:36 AM, Wall Street Journal:

A New York City initiative to help hundreds of public schools in high-poverty areas by providing them with social services had no effect on students’ state test scores in reading and little effect in math, a study released Tuesday >
Bill advances to let KY school boards skip charter school training
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Jan 29, 7:04 AM, Lexington Herald Leader:

A bill received initial approval Tuesday that would allow local school boards to delay charter school training until they received an application from a group wanting to open a charter school.
Letter: Help charter schools in NH succeed
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Jan 29, 7:02 AM, Keene Sentinel:

As any parent who has experienced it knows, few things are as heart wrenching as watching your child suffer at school because of bullying. In my case, I watched my vibrant and eager to learn child turn into someone I couldn’t recognize. We >
Springfield charter school Veritas Prep approved to add high school grades
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Jan 29, 7:00 AM, The Republican:

A charter school in Springfield has been unanimously approved to add high school grades to its student body.
'Weak tax base,' charter enrollment keeping York City district in recovery, officials say
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Jan 29, 6:57 AM, York Dispatch:

York City School District's tax revenue has not met its expenses in recent years, and the district has relied on its reserves to buy down its tax rate, according to data from a recent report.
Opinion Newark charter schools aren’t just good. They’re ‘incredibly high performing,’
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Jan 29, 6:52 AM, The Star-Ledger:

Public education is not immune to this problem. Which is why our goal at the New Jersey Children’s Foundation is to promote a fact-based discussion about education -- with a focus on our home city of Newark.
Austin’s charter school enrollment is growing, drawing in many Hispanic and Black families
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Jan 29, 6:48 AM, KXAN:

Researchers at UT Austin have compiled numbers that show charter school enrollment in Austin has ballooned in recent years.
Birmingham School Board denies charter school applications
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Jan 29, 6:46 AM, WBRC:

Birmingham School Board members voted to reject two charter school applications. It happened during a late special called meeting Tuesday night.
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New York City Spends $200 Million a Year to Aid High-Poverty Schools, With Mixed Results
/6

Jan 29, 7:36 AM, Wall Street Journal:

A New York City initiative to help hundreds of public schools in high-poverty areas by providing them with social services had no effect on students’ state test scores in reading and little effect in math, a study released Tuesday >
Springfield charter school Veritas Prep approved to add high school grades
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Jan 29, 7:00 AM, The Republican:

A charter school in Springfield has been unanimously approved to add high school grades to its student body.
'Weak tax base,' charter enrollment keeping York City district in recovery, officials say
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Jan 29, 6:57 AM, York Dispatch:

York City School District's tax revenue has not met its expenses in recent years, and the district has relied on its reserves to buy down its tax rate, according to data from a recent report.
Opinion Newark charter schools aren’t just good. They’re ‘incredibly high performing,’
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Jan 29, 6:52 AM, The Star-Ledger:

Public education is not immune to this problem. Which is why our goal at the New Jersey Children’s Foundation is to promote a fact-based discussion about education -- with a focus on our home city of Newark.
Austin’s charter school enrollment is growing, drawing in many Hispanic and Black families
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Jan 29, 6:48 AM, KXAN:

Researchers at UT Austin have compiled numbers that show charter school enrollment in Austin has ballooned in recent years.
Birmingham School Board denies charter school applications
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Jan 29, 6:46 AM, WBRC:

Birmingham School Board members voted to reject two charter school applications. It happened during a late special called meeting Tuesday night.
Five years of state control of the LRSD
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Jan 29, 6:21 AM, Arkansas Times:

Little Rock School District supporters are wearing black today to mark the fifth anniversary of the Arkansas State Board of Education’s vote to remove the democratically elected Little Rock School Board and take control of the LRSD.
State education board urges dramatic action for struggling Boston schools
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Jan 29, 6:10 AM, Boston Globe:

Improving Boston’s lowest-performing schools will require dramatic steps, members of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education said Tuesday.

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For Maverick Polly Williams, the Mother of School Choice, The Point Was Always to Empower Parents
/6

Jan 29, 8:20 AM, The 74:

"Don’t call it a voucher plan,” she told me in 2012 during one of many interviews. “That’s not what I call it. It’s parental choice. My focus is always empowering the parents."
New York City Spends $200 Million a Year to Aid High-Poverty Schools, With Mixed Results
/6

Jan 29, 7:36 AM, Wall Street Journal:

A New York City initiative to help hundreds of public schools in high-poverty areas by providing them with social services had no effect on students’ state test scores in reading and little effect in math, a study released Tuesday >
Bill advances to let KY school boards skip charter school training
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Jan 29, 7:04 AM, Lexington Herald Leader:

A bill received initial approval Tuesday that would allow local school boards to delay charter school training until they received an application from a group wanting to open a charter school.
Letter: Help charter schools in NH succeed
/6

Jan 29, 7:02 AM, Keene Sentinel:

As any parent who has experienced it knows, few things are as heart wrenching as watching your child suffer at school because of bullying. In my case, I watched my vibrant and eager to learn child turn into someone I couldn’t recognize. We >
Springfield charter school Veritas Prep approved to add high school grades
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Jan 29, 7:00 AM, The Republican:

A charter school in Springfield has been unanimously approved to add high school grades to its student body.
'Weak tax base,' charter enrollment keeping York City district in recovery, officials say
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Jan 29, 6:57 AM, York Dispatch:

York City School District's tax revenue has not met its expenses in recent years, and the district has relied on its reserves to buy down its tax rate, according to data from a recent report.
Opinion Newark charter schools aren’t just good. They’re ‘incredibly high performing,’
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Jan 29, 6:52 AM, The Star-Ledger:

Public education is not immune to this problem. Which is why our goal at the New Jersey Children’s Foundation is to promote a fact-based discussion about education -- with a focus on our home city of Newark.
Austin’s charter school enrollment is growing, drawing in many Hispanic and Black families
/6

Jan 29, 6:48 AM, KXAN:

Researchers at UT Austin have compiled numbers that show charter school enrollment in Austin has ballooned in recent years.

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For Maverick Polly Williams, the Mother of School Choice, The Point Was Always to Empower Parents
/6

Jan 29, 8:20 AM, The 74:

"Don’t call it a voucher plan,” she told me in 2012 during one of many interviews. “That’s not what I call it. It’s parental choice. My focus is always empowering the parents."
New York City Spends $200 Million a Year to Aid High-Poverty Schools, With Mixed Results
/6

Jan 29, 7:36 AM, Wall Street Journal:

A New York City initiative to help hundreds of public schools in high-poverty areas by providing them with social services had no effect on students’ state test scores in reading and little effect in math, a study released Tuesday >
Bill advances to let KY school boards skip charter school training
/6

Jan 29, 7:04 AM, Lexington Herald Leader:

A bill received initial approval Tuesday that would allow local school boards to delay charter school training until they received an application from a group wanting to open a charter school.
Letter: Help charter schools in NH succeed
/6

Jan 29, 7:02 AM, Keene Sentinel:

As any parent who has experienced it knows, few things are as heart wrenching as watching your child suffer at school because of bullying. In my case, I watched my vibrant and eager to learn child turn into someone I couldn’t recognize. We >
Springfield charter school Veritas Prep approved to add high school grades
/6

Jan 29, 7:00 AM, The Republican:

A charter school in Springfield has been unanimously approved to add high school grades to its student body.
'Weak tax base,' charter enrollment keeping York City district in recovery, officials say
/6

Jan 29, 6:57 AM, York Dispatch:

York City School District's tax revenue has not met its expenses in recent years, and the district has relied on its reserves to buy down its tax rate, according to data from a recent report.
Opinion Newark charter schools aren’t just good. They’re ‘incredibly high performing,’
/6

Jan 29, 6:52 AM, The Star-Ledger:

Public education is not immune to this problem. Which is why our goal at the New Jersey Children’s Foundation is to promote a fact-based discussion about education -- with a focus on our home city of Newark.
Austin’s charter school enrollment is growing, drawing in many Hispanic and Black families
/6

Jan 29, 6:48 AM, KXAN:

Researchers at UT Austin have compiled numbers that show charter school enrollment in Austin has ballooned in recent years.