Tuesday, May 22, 2018


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Opinion: Pay Teachers More—but Make Sure They Earn It
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May 22, 7:26 AM, Wall Street Journal:

As usual, the politics of education lately seem like they’re all about the grown-ups. Teachers unions hope their walkouts in states like Arizona, Kentucky and Oklahoma will turn red states blue in 2018, while others foresee a backlash >
Michelle Chen: Brown v. Board of Education ended school segregation. So why are schools still not integrated?
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May 18, 7:12 AM, NBC News:

It’s been 64 years since the landmark Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education that declared school segregation unconstitutional. To overcome the racial barriers dividing America’s classrooms, the students seeking integration >
Commentary: Teachers Aren’t Victims
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May 15, 7:07 AM, City Journal:

In a USA Today op-ed last month, American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten defended the teachers’ strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arizona, and Colorado, by sketching a familiar hero-villain scenario.
Commentary: Charter Schools Point toward a Better Education for All
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May 14, 7:47 AM, National Review:

One thing nearly every expert in the field will tell you is that we have a long way to go before every student in America is getting a good education.
Oklahoma teacher debates education secretary over 'school choice'
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May 14, 7:45 AM, KTEN News:

Oklahoma's Teacher of the Year Jon Hazell is making national news after a heated conversation he had with U.S Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
Column: What you don’t know about the schools at the top of U.S. News’ 2018 high school rankings
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May 11, 7:24 AM, Washington Post:

But what do these lists really tell us — and what don’t they tell us about these schools? The new high school rankings don’t talk about why comparing traditional public schools to charters is a problem.
Opinion: Making Teachers’ Strikes Illegal Won’t Stop Them
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May 10, 7:09 AM, New York Times:

In the five states where teachers have gone on strike this year, teachers complain about many of the same things: low salaries, an education funding squeeze and teacher shortages. They have something else in common. In four of the five — >
Commentary: School Choice, The All-Purpose Bogeyman
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May 9, 7:19 AM, Forbes:

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: “America’s schools are going to Hell in a handbasket, and it’s all charter schools and school vouchers’ fault.” OK, that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but it seems more and more like school choice >

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If You Think Teacher Strikes Are About Pay, Think Again (CER in the news)
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May 22, 7:27 AM, National Review :

20,000 North Carolina teachers took to the streets of Raleigh for what was billed as a march and rally against low wages and underfunded schools. It was neither. “My heart goes out to the teachers that did turn out for the rally. The >
Why does Bowser keep saying D.C. is the ‘fastest improving’ school district in the country?
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May 22, 7:24 AM, Washington Post:

The idea that D.C. is the fastest-improving urban district in the nation gained steam in 2013 — more than a year before Bowser took office — when the city posted some of the country’s biggest gains on the National Assessment of Educational >
Charter School in Lebanon Finds Solid Financial Footing
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May 22, 7:21 AM, Valley News:

The New Hampshire Department of Education provides its 21 charter schools, all of which operate independently from school districts, with less than $7,000 a year per student, in a state where average per-pupil spending is slightly more >
Survey shows Louisiana teachers support a strike for pay raises
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May 22, 6:35 AM, The Times-Picayune:

Sixty one percent of respondents in an online survey by the Louisiana Federation of Teachers said they would support a statewide walkout or strike in order to force lawmakers to approve pay increases. The survey results were released >
Parents get 3 days' notice Cypress Academy in New Orleans will close this week
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May 22, 6:26 AM, The New Orleans Advocate:

Three days before summer break at Cypress Academy, the small charter school in Mid-City told parents that Wednesday will be its last day — forever.
CMS report blasts plan to let towns open charter schools: 'A nightmare for taxpayers'
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May 22, 6:15 AM, Charlotte Observer:

Critics of a bill that would allow Mecklenburg County towns to create their own charter schools took their fight to the General Assembly Monday, calling the measure "a nightmare for taxpayers.
Rep. Brenner claim about ECOT donations draws fire
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May 22, 6:03 AM, The Columbus Dispatch:

As he battles his opponent on Twitter, Rep. Andrew Brenner is taking heat for arguing that he never received campaign donations from ECOT, although the school’s founder is his largest contributor.
Opinion: School voucher legislation would divert needed funds from public schools
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May 22, 5:40 AM, Allentown Morning Call:

We are deeply disappointed to learn that the state Senate Education Committee is again giving serious consideration to Senate Bill 2. Although named the "Education Savings Account Act," this bill stands to create vouchers that will drain >
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Why does Bowser keep saying D.C. is the ‘fastest improving’ school district in the country?
/6

May 22, 7:24 AM, Washington Post:

The idea that D.C. is the fastest-improving urban district in the nation gained steam in 2013 — more than a year before Bowser took office — when the city posted some of the country’s biggest gains on the National Assessment of Educational >
Charter School in Lebanon Finds Solid Financial Footing
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May 22, 7:21 AM, Valley News:

The New Hampshire Department of Education provides its 21 charter schools, all of which operate independently from school districts, with less than $7,000 a year per student, in a state where average per-pupil spending is slightly more >
Parents get 3 days' notice Cypress Academy in New Orleans will close this week
/6

May 22, 6:26 AM, The New Orleans Advocate:

Three days before summer break at Cypress Academy, the small charter school in Mid-City told parents that Wednesday will be its last day — forever.
CMS report blasts plan to let towns open charter schools: 'A nightmare for taxpayers'
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May 22, 6:15 AM, Charlotte Observer:

Critics of a bill that would allow Mecklenburg County towns to create their own charter schools took their fight to the General Assembly Monday, calling the measure "a nightmare for taxpayers.
3 Detroit charter schools' contract renewals rejected by board panel
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May 22, 5:19 AM, Detroit Free Press:

Three Detroit charter schools face an uncertain future after two subcommittees of the Detroit Board of Education rejected giving them a three-year contract renewal.
Rollingstone can’t be used for charter
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May 22, 5:08 AM, Winona Post:

It’s official: Rollingstone Community School is for sale — and, according to a clause approved with a 5-2 vote by the Winona Area Public Schools (WAPS) Board, new owners will not be allowed to use it as a schoolhouse.
Litchfield parent wins rare school-choice case
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May 21, 7:28 AM, The Union Leader:

In a rare reversal of a local school board’s decision, the State Board of Education has ruled that a high school sophomore who moved to Litchfield last fall after her father died can continue to attend Pinkerton Academy in Derry because it >
Why U-46 is looking at adding more high school academies
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May 21, 7:24 AM, Chicago Daily Herald:

Elgin Area School District U-46 students soon might be able to pursue careers in health care, tourism, government and the military while still in high school.

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If You Think Teacher Strikes Are About Pay, Think Again (CER in the news)
/6

May 22, 7:27 AM, National Review :

20,000 North Carolina teachers took to the streets of Raleigh for what was billed as a march and rally against low wages and underfunded schools. It was neither. “My heart goes out to the teachers that did turn out for the rally. The >
Opinion: Pay Teachers More—but Make Sure They Earn It
/6

May 22, 7:26 AM, Wall Street Journal:

As usual, the politics of education lately seem like they’re all about the grown-ups. Teachers unions hope their walkouts in states like Arizona, Kentucky and Oklahoma will turn red states blue in 2018, while others foresee a backlash >
Why does Bowser keep saying D.C. is the ‘fastest improving’ school district in the country?
/6

May 22, 7:24 AM, Washington Post:

The idea that D.C. is the fastest-improving urban district in the nation gained steam in 2013 — more than a year before Bowser took office — when the city posted some of the country’s biggest gains on the National Assessment of Educational >
Charter School in Lebanon Finds Solid Financial Footing
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May 22, 7:21 AM, Valley News:

The New Hampshire Department of Education provides its 21 charter schools, all of which operate independently from school districts, with less than $7,000 a year per student, in a state where average per-pupil spending is slightly more >
Survey shows Louisiana teachers support a strike for pay raises
/6

May 22, 6:35 AM, The Times-Picayune:

Sixty one percent of respondents in an online survey by the Louisiana Federation of Teachers said they would support a statewide walkout or strike in order to force lawmakers to approve pay increases. The survey results were released >
Parents get 3 days' notice Cypress Academy in New Orleans will close this week
/6

May 22, 6:26 AM, The New Orleans Advocate:

Three days before summer break at Cypress Academy, the small charter school in Mid-City told parents that Wednesday will be its last day — forever.
CMS report blasts plan to let towns open charter schools: 'A nightmare for taxpayers'
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May 22, 6:15 AM, Charlotte Observer:

Critics of a bill that would allow Mecklenburg County towns to create their own charter schools took their fight to the General Assembly Monday, calling the measure "a nightmare for taxpayers.
Rep. Brenner claim about ECOT donations draws fire
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May 22, 6:03 AM, The Columbus Dispatch:

As he battles his opponent on Twitter, Rep. Andrew Brenner is taking heat for arguing that he never received campaign donations from ECOT, although the school’s founder is his largest contributor.

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If You Think Teacher Strikes Are About Pay, Think Again (CER in the news)
/6

May 22, 7:27 AM, National Review :

20,000 North Carolina teachers took to the streets of Raleigh for what was billed as a march and rally against low wages and underfunded schools. It was neither. “My heart goes out to the teachers that did turn out for the rally. The >
Opinion: Pay Teachers More—but Make Sure They Earn It
/6

May 22, 7:26 AM, Wall Street Journal:

As usual, the politics of education lately seem like they’re all about the grown-ups. Teachers unions hope their walkouts in states like Arizona, Kentucky and Oklahoma will turn red states blue in 2018, while others foresee a backlash >
Why does Bowser keep saying D.C. is the ‘fastest improving’ school district in the country?
/6

May 22, 7:24 AM, Washington Post:

The idea that D.C. is the fastest-improving urban district in the nation gained steam in 2013 — more than a year before Bowser took office — when the city posted some of the country’s biggest gains on the National Assessment of Educational >
Charter School in Lebanon Finds Solid Financial Footing
/6

May 22, 7:21 AM, Valley News:

The New Hampshire Department of Education provides its 21 charter schools, all of which operate independently from school districts, with less than $7,000 a year per student, in a state where average per-pupil spending is slightly more >
Survey shows Louisiana teachers support a strike for pay raises
/6

May 22, 6:35 AM, The Times-Picayune:

Sixty one percent of respondents in an online survey by the Louisiana Federation of Teachers said they would support a statewide walkout or strike in order to force lawmakers to approve pay increases. The survey results were released >
Parents get 3 days' notice Cypress Academy in New Orleans will close this week
/6

May 22, 6:26 AM, The New Orleans Advocate:

Three days before summer break at Cypress Academy, the small charter school in Mid-City told parents that Wednesday will be its last day — forever.
CMS report blasts plan to let towns open charter schools: 'A nightmare for taxpayers'
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May 22, 6:15 AM, Charlotte Observer:

Critics of a bill that would allow Mecklenburg County towns to create their own charter schools took their fight to the General Assembly Monday, calling the measure "a nightmare for taxpayers.
Rep. Brenner claim about ECOT donations draws fire
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May 22, 6:03 AM, The Columbus Dispatch:

As he battles his opponent on Twitter, Rep. Andrew Brenner is taking heat for arguing that he never received campaign donations from ECOT, although the school’s founder is his largest contributor.