Monday, March 18, 2019


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Commentary: The War on Poverty Remains a Stalemate
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Mar 18, 7:44 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Education gaps between socioeconomic classes haven’t narrowed in the past half-century.

Opinion: What Democrats Need to Know to Win in Rural America
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Mar 18, 7:42 AM, New York Times:

The Iowa caucus offers Democrats an opportunity to hone their pitch to rural America. Some of the biggest problems around here are in agriculture and trade — yet in those areas, several candidates seem clueless. One appears to know so >
Opinion: DeVos scholarships would give control to parents, not bureaucrats
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Mar 15, 7:55 AM, Washington Examiner:

All in all, the DeVos proposal is wise, far-sighted, and well-designed. It should draw support both from the thoughtful Left and especially from every sector of the political Right which believes in local and parental control, and in >
College Completion Rates Are Up, But The Numbers Will Still Surprise You
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Mar 14, 7:34 AM, NPR:

Go to college, we tell students. It's a ticket out of poverty; a place to grow and expand; a gateway to a good job. Or perhaps a better job. But just going to college doesn't mean you'll finish. To unlock those benefits — you'll need a >
Opinion: No Hate Left Behind
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Mar 13, 7:44 AM, New York Times:

A recent survey asked Republicans and Democrats whether they agreed with the statement that members of the opposition party “are not just worse for politics — they are downright evil."
School Choice for All?
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Mar 13, 7:43 AM, City Journal:

Last month, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos introduced Education Freedom Scholarships (EFS), a bold federal proposal to expand school choice. At first glance, its chance of becoming law may seem slim. Any federal school-choice >
Opinion: Student Loans Change Lives
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Mar 13, 7:42 AM:

Students take on massive debt—between $25,000 and $40,000 on average at graduation—to pay for their education. Trailing only mortgages, student loans are now the second-largest form of consumer debt in the U.S. Why do so many students >
Opinion: T-Mobile-Sprint merger will help rural students succeed
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Mar 13, 7:40 AM, The Tennessean:

The digital divide isn't new to rural America, but the trend is worsening. Regional economies are driven by connectivity, so technology access is key.

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Opinion: Students must be at the forefront of educational progress in Tennessee
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Mar 18, 7:30 AM, Knoxville News Sentinel:

As a result of Gov. Phil Bredesen's and Gov. Bill Haslam’s leadership and the hard work of teachers across the state, students are more prepared today to seamlessly transition from high school to post-secondary success. We can all rise >
Blue ribbon higher ed panel pushes legislation
/6

Mar 18, 7:28 AM, The Intermountain:

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education hasn’t had a full meeting since December and never met the deadline for their final report. Yet, a number of their proposals were pushed during the 2019 legislative session.
Editorial: Anti-bullying measure is a sneaky plan to allow school vouchers in Kansas
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Mar 18, 7:24 AM, Kansas City Star:

The Kansas Legislature is considering a new school finance bill that’s deeply problematic for several reasons, including this: It would establish a private school tuition program for students victimized by bullying.
Editorial: Charter school companies feast at the public trough
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Mar 18, 7:17 AM, Sun Sentinel:

Florida has become Exhibit A of both counts: profiteering and interest group politics. Under the uncritical eyes of an indulgent Legislature, for-profit education companies now manage nearly half of the state’s 650 publicly financed >
Group of local charter schools denied renewal from state board
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Mar 18, 7:05 AM, KGTV:

Thursday night, the State Board of Education voted to decline the renewal charters for all four Thrive Charter Schools in San Diego. They explain the test scores are too low and keep dropping.
Poor Indiana students get less money, the well-off get more in 'astonishing' 2020 budget
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Mar 18, 7:00 AM, Indianapolis Star :

Some Indiana school districts are sounding the alarm after new state funding projections show big cuts for districts that educate high concentrations of kids growing up in poverty.
Albemarle's charter schools seeing growing interest from prospective students
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Mar 18, 6:58 AM, The Daily Progress:

As demand increases, acceptance to the schools will continue to be determined by a random lottery. The schools’ combined capacity is 160 students; however, Ratliff said capacity could increase to 210 after a reevaluation of the >
Commentary: Bold education reforms needed to move Mass. forward
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Mar 18, 6:55 AM, Boston Business Journal:

Reforms should encourage an emphasis on creating career pathways in the schools and promote both college and career routes. Currently, high school success rates are measured heavily by college admissions, leading to curricula that promote >
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Group of local charter schools denied renewal from state board
/6

Mar 18, 7:05 AM, KGTV:

Thursday night, the State Board of Education voted to decline the renewal charters for all four Thrive Charter Schools in San Diego. They explain the test scores are too low and keep dropping.
Albemarle's charter schools seeing growing interest from prospective students
/6

Mar 18, 6:58 AM, The Daily Progress:

As demand increases, acceptance to the schools will continue to be determined by a random lottery. The schools’ combined capacity is 160 students; however, Ratliff said capacity could increase to 210 after a reevaluation of the >
Opinion: Why won’t California unions let teachers go?
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Mar 18, 6:49 AM, Washington Examiner:

Even though Mendez has demanded in writing to leave the California Teacher’s Association (the sole union designated by California to represent public school teachers), the union continues to deduct over $1,500 in dues annually. In >
Ochsner and Discovery Academy team to open new charter school in East Jefferson
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Mar 18, 6:37 AM, The Times-Picayune:

Ochsner is getting into the charter school business. Louisiana’s largest non-profit academic health care system is joining forces with the operator of Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy to start kindergarten through third-grade >
Local teenage silversmith overcomes bullying through online education, faith
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Mar 18, 6:30 AM, Kingman Daily Miner :

Growing up can be tough, especially if some of those tough situations include being bullied at school for following a certain religion, the way you sound, dress and anything else people can find to pick at. But there’s always a light at >
Opinion: Listen to parents: More charter schools needed nationwide
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Mar 18, 6:11 AM, Sun Sentinel:

The teachers’ unions are hardly alone. In many states and jurisdictions, virtually the entire education establishment — school boards, superintendents, teachers’ unions, and even the universities where future teachers are trained — seems >
More than a quarter of students in these 5 Central Pa. schools fail to graduate on time
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Mar 18, 6:06 AM, Lebanon Daily News:

In most central Pennsylvania school districts, failing to graduate is a relatively rare occurrence. In five districts, however, more than a quarter of ninth-grade students won’t leave with a diploma four years later.
New parent group to launch in Boston
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Mar 18, 5:37 AM, Boston Globe:

More than a dozen Boston families plan to launch a nonprofit Monday that aims to provide unbiased information about school issues across the city, at a time when debate over educational policy has become increasingly divisive.

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Commentary: The War on Poverty Remains a Stalemate
/6

Mar 18, 7:44 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Education gaps between socioeconomic classes haven’t narrowed in the past half-century.

Opinion: What Democrats Need to Know to Win in Rural America
/6

Mar 18, 7:42 AM, New York Times:

The Iowa caucus offers Democrats an opportunity to hone their pitch to rural America. Some of the biggest problems around here are in agriculture and trade — yet in those areas, several candidates seem clueless. One appears to know so >
Opinion: Students must be at the forefront of educational progress in Tennessee
/6

Mar 18, 7:30 AM, Knoxville News Sentinel:

As a result of Gov. Phil Bredesen's and Gov. Bill Haslam’s leadership and the hard work of teachers across the state, students are more prepared today to seamlessly transition from high school to post-secondary success. We can all rise >
Blue ribbon higher ed panel pushes legislation
/6

Mar 18, 7:28 AM, The Intermountain:

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education hasn’t had a full meeting since December and never met the deadline for their final report. Yet, a number of their proposals were pushed during the 2019 legislative session.
Editorial: Anti-bullying measure is a sneaky plan to allow school vouchers in Kansas
/6

Mar 18, 7:24 AM, Kansas City Star:

The Kansas Legislature is considering a new school finance bill that’s deeply problematic for several reasons, including this: It would establish a private school tuition program for students victimized by bullying.
Editorial: Charter school companies feast at the public trough
/6

Mar 18, 7:17 AM, Sun Sentinel:

Florida has become Exhibit A of both counts: profiteering and interest group politics. Under the uncritical eyes of an indulgent Legislature, for-profit education companies now manage nearly half of the state’s 650 publicly financed >
Group of local charter schools denied renewal from state board
/6

Mar 18, 7:05 AM, KGTV:

Thursday night, the State Board of Education voted to decline the renewal charters for all four Thrive Charter Schools in San Diego. They explain the test scores are too low and keep dropping.
Poor Indiana students get less money, the well-off get more in 'astonishing' 2020 budget
/6

Mar 18, 7:00 AM, Indianapolis Star :

Some Indiana school districts are sounding the alarm after new state funding projections show big cuts for districts that educate high concentrations of kids growing up in poverty.

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Commentary: The War on Poverty Remains a Stalemate
/6

Mar 18, 7:44 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Education gaps between socioeconomic classes haven’t narrowed in the past half-century.

Opinion: What Democrats Need to Know to Win in Rural America
/6

Mar 18, 7:42 AM, New York Times:

The Iowa caucus offers Democrats an opportunity to hone their pitch to rural America. Some of the biggest problems around here are in agriculture and trade — yet in those areas, several candidates seem clueless. One appears to know so >
Opinion: Students must be at the forefront of educational progress in Tennessee
/6

Mar 18, 7:30 AM, Knoxville News Sentinel:

As a result of Gov. Phil Bredesen's and Gov. Bill Haslam’s leadership and the hard work of teachers across the state, students are more prepared today to seamlessly transition from high school to post-secondary success. We can all rise >
Blue ribbon higher ed panel pushes legislation
/6

Mar 18, 7:28 AM, The Intermountain:

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education hasn’t had a full meeting since December and never met the deadline for their final report. Yet, a number of their proposals were pushed during the 2019 legislative session.
Editorial: Anti-bullying measure is a sneaky plan to allow school vouchers in Kansas
/6

Mar 18, 7:24 AM, Kansas City Star:

The Kansas Legislature is considering a new school finance bill that’s deeply problematic for several reasons, including this: It would establish a private school tuition program for students victimized by bullying.
Editorial: Charter school companies feast at the public trough
/6

Mar 18, 7:17 AM, Sun Sentinel:

Florida has become Exhibit A of both counts: profiteering and interest group politics. Under the uncritical eyes of an indulgent Legislature, for-profit education companies now manage nearly half of the state’s 650 publicly financed >
Group of local charter schools denied renewal from state board
/6

Mar 18, 7:05 AM, KGTV:

Thursday night, the State Board of Education voted to decline the renewal charters for all four Thrive Charter Schools in San Diego. They explain the test scores are too low and keep dropping.
Poor Indiana students get less money, the well-off get more in 'astonishing' 2020 budget
/6

Mar 18, 7:00 AM, Indianapolis Star :

Some Indiana school districts are sounding the alarm after new state funding projections show big cuts for districts that educate high concentrations of kids growing up in poverty.