Wednesday, March 29, 2017

SCORECARD ON EDUCATION COVERAGE

MAKING SENSE OF EDUCATION NEWS USING AMERICA’S FAVORITE PASTIME
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General Teacher Issues 50%
Achievement 49%
Other Education Issues 49%
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Teachers 26%
Charter Schools 34%
School Choice 35%

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Conservatives to DeVos: Be careful what you wish for on school choice
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Mar 29, 7:35 AM, USA Today:

By her own admission, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos came here to push the USA’s public education system to support not just public schools, but also private and religious schools.
National charter school leaders oppose Trump’s education budget
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Mar 29, 7:14 AM, The Plain Dealer :

The Breakthrough charter schools here in Cleveland today joined a group of 20 high-scoring charter school operators in opposing President Donald Trump's education budget.
Trump Nixes Obama-era Rules for New Federal K-12 Law
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Mar 28, 7:21 AM, U.S. News & World Report:

President Donald Trump is set to sign into law Monday the two resolutions that roll back Obama-era regulations that inform state education officials how they are supposed to implement the new federal education law, the Every Student >
Trump School Choice Proposals Drive Wedge Between Charter School Advocates
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Mar 24, 7:18 AM, U.S. News & World Report:

The Trump administration's plan to ax $9 billion in federal education spending but direct millions to a new program that would help students afford private school exposed a fissure among charter school advocates, one not publicly >
Key Democratic senator outlines a case against school vouchers
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Mar 23, 6:47 AM, Washington Post:

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington, a key Democratic leader on education policy, made her case against private-school vouchers in a 20-page memo to her Senate colleagues Wednesday, arguing that “school choice” sounds good in theory but falls >
CER Releases the 17th Edition of its National Charter School Law Ranking
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Mar 22, 7:13 AM, PRNewswire:

The Center for Education Reform (CER) today released its annual ranking of charter school laws for the states and the District of Columbia, giving fewer than a quarter of state charter school laws in the U.S. above-average grades.
Will More Charter Teachers Unionize? (CER in the news)
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Mar 20, 7:20 AM, Education Week:

Despite their rapid expansion, very few charter schools are unionized.  But that may soon be changing.  Teachers at Noble Network, the largest charter school network in Chicago, announced their decision to form a union ("Chicago Teachers >
Trump Budget Proposal Would Boost School Choice
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Mar 17, 7:21 AM, US News & World Report:

The blueprint offers the first concrete insight into the administration's education policy priorities and would make good on the Trump team's goals of shrinking the federal government and helping students in failing schools by allowing >

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NYC Charter School Pleads to Stay Open
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Mar 29, 7:02 AM, WNBC-TV:

Parents, students and leaders at a New York City charter school squared off with Department of Education officials Tuesday as they made their case for keeping their school open.
Charter school launches first senior class
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Mar 29, 7:00 AM, Rocky Mount Telegram:

The first senior class at North East Carolina Prep School already has won more than $1,200,000 in scholarship money as students head off to colleges in the fall.
Magnolia Avenue parents, teachers protest sharing campus with charter school
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Mar 29, 6:45 AM, Los Angeles Daily News:

About 50 parents, teachers and students from Magnolia Avenue Elementary School gathered Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles to protest the addition of a charter school on Magnolia’s campus.
Teachers at a fifth New Orleans charter school seeking a union
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Mar 29, 6:42 AM, New Orleans Advocate:

Teachers are unionizing at another of New Orleans' independent charter schools. And, as usual, things have gotten contentious.
School District of Lancaster notches another legal victory over rejected charter school
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Mar 29, 6:38 AM, Lancaster New Era:

School District of Lancaster has marked another victory in its costly, three-year battle with the Academy of Business and Entrepreneurship Charter School.
Legislation would return tax dollars mishandled in charter schools to the local school districts
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Mar 29, 6:37 AM, Akron Beacon Journal:

Ohio Rep. Kristina Roegner says tax dollars recouped from mismanaged charter schools belong to local school districts, not the state.
Hamilton school board passes charter school policy to close loophole
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Mar 29, 6:35 AM, Mercer Space:

When the Hamilton Township School District received an application for the proposed Theresa M. Fredericks STEAM Academy Charter School last year, it was filed away in a drawer. School board members never knew the New Jersey Department of >
Fayette school board member questions Kentucky’s charter school law
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Mar 29, 6:32 AM, Lexington Herald Leader:

Fayette County school board member Doug Barnett, an attorney, says school district officials should consider challenging the constitutionality of the law that will allow charter schools in Kentucky for the first time.
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NYC Charter School Pleads to Stay Open
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Mar 29, 7:02 AM, WNBC-TV:

Parents, students and leaders at a New York City charter school squared off with Department of Education officials Tuesday as they made their case for keeping their school open.
Charter school launches first senior class
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Mar 29, 7:00 AM, Rocky Mount Telegram:

The first senior class at North East Carolina Prep School already has won more than $1,200,000 in scholarship money as students head off to colleges in the fall.
Magnolia Avenue parents, teachers protest sharing campus with charter school
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Mar 29, 6:45 AM, Los Angeles Daily News:

About 50 parents, teachers and students from Magnolia Avenue Elementary School gathered Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles to protest the addition of a charter school on Magnolia’s campus.
Teachers at a fifth New Orleans charter school seeking a union
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Mar 29, 6:42 AM, New Orleans Advocate:

Teachers are unionizing at another of New Orleans' independent charter schools. And, as usual, things have gotten contentious.
School District of Lancaster notches another legal victory over rejected charter school
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Mar 29, 6:38 AM, Lancaster New Era:

School District of Lancaster has marked another victory in its costly, three-year battle with the Academy of Business and Entrepreneurship Charter School.
Hamilton school board passes charter school policy to close loophole
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Mar 29, 6:35 AM, Mercer Space:

When the Hamilton Township School District received an application for the proposed Theresa M. Fredericks STEAM Academy Charter School last year, it was filed away in a drawer. School board members never knew the New Jersey Department of >
Fayette school board member questions Kentucky’s charter school law
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Mar 29, 6:32 AM, Lexington Herald Leader:

Fayette County school board member Doug Barnett, an attorney, says school district officials should consider challenging the constitutionality of the law that will allow charter schools in Kentucky for the first time.
Excitement, disappointment during annual school lottery in West Philadelphia
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Mar 29, 6:29 AM, WPVI-TV:

More than 1,300 kids applied, but there was only room for 81. Global Leadership Academy in West Philadelphia held their annual lottery Tuesday night. Some parents left overjoyed, many more left disappointed.