Saturday, November 17, 2018


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The Future Of Learning? Well, It's Personal
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Nov 16, 7:08 AM, NPR:

If you do a Google image search for "classroom," you'll mostly see one familiar scene: rows or groups of desks, with a spot at the front of the room for the teacher. One teacher, many students: It's basically the definition of school as we >
Opinion: Stop trying to claim charter schools 'steal' money from traditional public schools
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Nov 16, 7:02 AM, Washington Examiner:

In late October, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that the state’s 12 charter schools can continue to receive public dollars. While school choice advocates may breathe a sigh of relief for now, this is only the most recent development in >
Reality Check Episode 45: Putting Education in Reach of Every Child, with Denise Gallucci
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Nov 14, 7:50 AM, National Review Online:

Denise Gallucci, chief executive officer of GEMS Education Americas, works tirelessly within and outside of her own company to help build a global citizenry among learners at all levels who can contribute positively and make real change in >
Opinion: The Blue Wave May Wash Education Reform Away
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Nov 14, 7:42 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Liberals may be able to slow these reform efforts, but snuffing them out completely is another matter. The good news is that the critical mass of people benefiting from school choice over the past quarter-century continues to expand. The >
Voters Widely Support Public Schools. So Why Is It So Hard to Pay for Them?
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Nov 14, 7:32 AM, New York Times:

If it were going to happen any year, it should have been this one. After a wave of teacher walkouts fired up people on both sides of the party line, the time seemed ripe for big investments in public schools.
Column: Charter Schools And The Search For A Friendly Authorizer
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Nov 13, 9:23 AM, Forbes:

Charter schools have been around for a few decades now, with almost every state offering its own mechanism for how these private schools can be run with the use of public tax dollars.
With Democratic Wins, Charter Schools Face a Backlash in N.Y. and Other States (CER in the news)
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Nov 12, 9:23 AM, New York Times:

Over the last decade, the charter school movement gained a significant foothold in New York, demonstrating along the way that it could build fruitful alliances with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and other prominent Democrats. The movement hoped to >
Rural Kids Face an Internet 'Homework Gap.' The FCC Could Help
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Nov 12, 9:21 AM, WIRED:

Like much of rural America, Garfield County is on the wrong side of the “homework gap”—a stubborn disparity in at-home broadband that hinders millions of students’ access to the array of online learning, collaboration, and research tools >

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Opinion: Believe it or not, markets work in education
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Nov 16, 7:05 AM, Washington Examiner:

For the first time in nearly a decade, a vocal and committed opponent of Wisconsin’s school voucher program will occupy the governor’s mansion in Wisconsin.
Many Latino students lag academically in prosperous Maryland County
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Nov 16, 6:54 AM, Washington Post:

A troubling number of Latino students in one of the nation’s most prosperous counties are unprepared for kindergarten, lag in reading, drop out of high school and falter as they head to college, according to a report released >
Apprenticeships and work-based learning help close the skills gap
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Nov 16, 6:46 AM, Jackson Sun:

While the Mississippi River Delta region has experienced its share of successes, the region has not seen the same level of economic activity realized across much of the country. In fact, much of the region has failed to restore >
Fewer New Mexico grads need remediation in college
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Nov 16, 6:37 AM, Albuquerque Journal:

State officials announced Wednesday a steady decline since 2012 in the number of college-bound students taking remedial courses in college, a sign that they say points to an improving educational system.
Teachers Sue State, NJEA for Allegedly Violating Supreme Court Ruling on Union Dues
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Nov 16, 6:33 AM, NJ Spotlight:

Two Ocean Township teachers are filing a federal class action suit against the state of New Jersey, the NJEA and their local union. They claim the labor groups are violating a recent U.S. Supreme Court Janus ruling that prevents unions >
Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen to leave state post for national nonprofi
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Nov 16, 6:31 AM, The Tennessean:

Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen will leave her post in January for the top position at a national nonprofit focused on teaching.
Editorial: Virginia turns it attention to rural revival
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Nov 16, 6:24 AM, Richmond Times-Dispatch:

Rural Virginia lags the more developed urban crescent in nearly every measure. Higher unemployment. Lower high school and college graduation rates. More poverty. Much more illegal drug use. Declining population, especially as younger >
Editorial: Charter school oversight?
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Nov 16, 6:16 AM, St. Augustine Record:

If you read the paper regularly, you’ll know The Record has been among the harshest critics of the politics behind charter schools.
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Many Latino students lag academically in prosperous Maryland County
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Nov 16, 6:54 AM, Washington Post:

A troubling number of Latino students in one of the nation’s most prosperous counties are unprepared for kindergarten, lag in reading, drop out of high school and falter as they head to college, according to a report released >
Editorial: Charter school oversight?
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Nov 16, 6:16 AM, St. Augustine Record:

If you read the paper regularly, you’ll know The Record has been among the harshest critics of the politics behind charter schools.
State board orders Boulder Valley to review charter school application District board voted in September voted not to consider incomplete application
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Nov 16, 5:57 AM, Boulder Daily Camera:

The Colorado State Board of Education on Thursday sided with the organizers of a classical charter school, ordering Boulder Valley School District to review the charter application.
New Orleans parents call on district to directly manage schools
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Nov 16, 5:35 AM, The Times-Picayune:

Parents from four New Orleans public schools are putting pressure on the school district out of frustration with what they call the city’s “charter school experiment.
Can a more diverse charter school help students feel at ease in college? IDEA takes first step toward finding out
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Nov 15, 8:37 AM, Chalkbeat New York:

When the fast-growing charter network IDEA asked the federal government for several million dollars two years ago, it explained that it wanted to do something different with one of its next schools.
Teachers at Acero charter schools in Chicago call for Dec. 4 strike if no deal on new contract
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Nov 15, 8:29 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Teachers at a group of charter schools in Chicago say they'll go on strike next month if their demands for a new contract aren’t met, setting a date for what could be the latest in a string of job actions that have disrupted classrooms in >
Bullis seeks space at Mountain View schools
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Nov 15, 8:12 AM, Mountain View Voice:

Bullis Charter School officials have formally asked for a stand-alone campus at one of the Mountain View Whisman School District's schools, seeking to expand outside of Los Altos and serve students exclusively from Mountain View.
San Diego Unified denies renewal of Thrive charter schools, raising debate about how to judge school quality
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Nov 15, 8:07 AM, The San Diego Union-Tribune:

The fate of 1,000 students at Thrive charter schools is uncertain after the San Diego Unified School District board declined to renew the four campuses at a board meeting Tuesday, citing continuously decreasing state test scores.

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The Future Of Learning? Well, It's Personal
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Nov 16, 7:08 AM, NPR:

If you do a Google image search for "classroom," you'll mostly see one familiar scene: rows or groups of desks, with a spot at the front of the room for the teacher. One teacher, many students: It's basically the definition of school as we >
Opinion: Believe it or not, markets work in education
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Nov 16, 7:05 AM, Washington Examiner:

For the first time in nearly a decade, a vocal and committed opponent of Wisconsin’s school voucher program will occupy the governor’s mansion in Wisconsin.
Opinion: Stop trying to claim charter schools 'steal' money from traditional public schools
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Nov 16, 7:02 AM, Washington Examiner:

In late October, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that the state’s 12 charter schools can continue to receive public dollars. While school choice advocates may breathe a sigh of relief for now, this is only the most recent development in >
Many Latino students lag academically in prosperous Maryland County
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Nov 16, 6:54 AM, Washington Post:

A troubling number of Latino students in one of the nation’s most prosperous counties are unprepared for kindergarten, lag in reading, drop out of high school and falter as they head to college, according to a report released >
Apprenticeships and work-based learning help close the skills gap
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Nov 16, 6:46 AM, Jackson Sun:

While the Mississippi River Delta region has experienced its share of successes, the region has not seen the same level of economic activity realized across much of the country. In fact, much of the region has failed to restore >
Fewer New Mexico grads need remediation in college
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Nov 16, 6:37 AM, Albuquerque Journal:

State officials announced Wednesday a steady decline since 2012 in the number of college-bound students taking remedial courses in college, a sign that they say points to an improving educational system.
Teachers Sue State, NJEA for Allegedly Violating Supreme Court Ruling on Union Dues
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Nov 16, 6:33 AM, NJ Spotlight:

Two Ocean Township teachers are filing a federal class action suit against the state of New Jersey, the NJEA and their local union. They claim the labor groups are violating a recent U.S. Supreme Court Janus ruling that prevents unions >
Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen to leave state post for national nonprofi
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Nov 16, 6:31 AM, The Tennessean:

Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen will leave her post in January for the top position at a national nonprofit focused on teaching.

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The Future Of Learning? Well, It's Personal
/6

Nov 16, 7:08 AM, NPR:

If you do a Google image search for "classroom," you'll mostly see one familiar scene: rows or groups of desks, with a spot at the front of the room for the teacher. One teacher, many students: It's basically the definition of school as we >
Opinion: Believe it or not, markets work in education
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Nov 16, 7:05 AM, Washington Examiner:

For the first time in nearly a decade, a vocal and committed opponent of Wisconsin’s school voucher program will occupy the governor’s mansion in Wisconsin.
Opinion: Stop trying to claim charter schools 'steal' money from traditional public schools
/6

Nov 16, 7:02 AM, Washington Examiner:

In late October, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that the state’s 12 charter schools can continue to receive public dollars. While school choice advocates may breathe a sigh of relief for now, this is only the most recent development in >
Many Latino students lag academically in prosperous Maryland County
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Nov 16, 6:54 AM, Washington Post:

A troubling number of Latino students in one of the nation’s most prosperous counties are unprepared for kindergarten, lag in reading, drop out of high school and falter as they head to college, according to a report released >
Apprenticeships and work-based learning help close the skills gap
/6

Nov 16, 6:46 AM, Jackson Sun:

While the Mississippi River Delta region has experienced its share of successes, the region has not seen the same level of economic activity realized across much of the country. In fact, much of the region has failed to restore >
Fewer New Mexico grads need remediation in college
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Nov 16, 6:37 AM, Albuquerque Journal:

State officials announced Wednesday a steady decline since 2012 in the number of college-bound students taking remedial courses in college, a sign that they say points to an improving educational system.
Teachers Sue State, NJEA for Allegedly Violating Supreme Court Ruling on Union Dues
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Nov 16, 6:33 AM, NJ Spotlight:

Two Ocean Township teachers are filing a federal class action suit against the state of New Jersey, the NJEA and their local union. They claim the labor groups are violating a recent U.S. Supreme Court Janus ruling that prevents unions >
Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen to leave state post for national nonprofi
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Nov 16, 6:31 AM, The Tennessean:

Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen will leave her post in January for the top position at a national nonprofit focused on teaching.