Friday, September 20, 2019


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Cory Booker once allied himself with Betsy DeVos on school choice. Not anymore.
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Sep 20, 8:34 AM, Washington Post:

Cory Booker was a little-known member of the Newark City Council 19 years ago when he received an extraordinary invitation from a Michigan group connected to Betsy DeVos, now the U.S. Secretary of Education.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos promotes school choice programs in Harrisburg school visit
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Sep 20, 8:33 AM, The Patriot-News:

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited the Harrisburg Catholic Elementary School today as part of her back-to-school tour, promoting a proposed federal tax-credit program that would allow for scholarships for more underprivileged >
College student loans: Debt hits a new high, though growth slows, as free tuition plans spread
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Sep 19, 8:15 AM, USA Today:

About 2 in 3 graduates from the class of 2018 graduated a little deeper in debt than the classes before them. The average bachelor's degree holder owes about $29,200 in student loan debt — a record high in the U.S.
U.S. military pressures school districts near bases to improve
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Sep 19, 8:03 AM, Dallas Morning News:

Communities large and small around the country that play host to military installations, take heed. Your long-term economic well-being due to the infusion of Department of Defense dollars could be on the line if your public schools are >
ACLJ Files Amicus Brief in Major Supreme Court School Choice Case – Tackles Bad Precedent
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Sep 19, 7:59 AM, American Center for Law and Justice |:

The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) has filed a friend-of-the-court brief at the U.S. Supreme Court supporting school choice in what could be a blockbuster ruling.
Opinion: The most important charter school network in America is not what you think
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Sep 19, 7:57 AM, New York Daily News:

There’s a Texas-spawned education revolution known as IDEA Public Charter Schools that’s spreading to multiple states, yet it remains mostly unnoticed. Meantime, eyeballs keep getting redirected to a controversial group of New York City >
Betsy DeVos visits Purdue Polytechnic High School, sees project-based learning in action
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Sep 18, 7:36 AM, Indianapolis Star:

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was greeted at Purdue Polytechnic High School's makerspace by the smell of sawdust, the sound of power tools and more than a dozen safety goggle-wearing students with heads bent over half-built >
Sanders Targets Teachers With New Ad
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Sep 18, 7:35 AM, US News & World Report:

A new advertising campaign from Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is tapping into the educator unrest that swept the country over the last two years and prompted thousands of teachers to walk the picket lines, hold >

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Editorial: The Union and Lawyer State
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Sep 20, 8:31 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Despite political howling about corporate power, California is demonstrating that private businesses are no match for unions and plaintiff attorneys. Witness the crush of anti-business and charter-school legislation that Democrats in >
Letter: Charter schools under fire
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Sep 20, 8:21 AM, The Reporter:

Assembly Bill 1505, a bill developed by the California Teachers Association — a major donor to Gov. Newsom and anti-charter affiliates — passed the Senate and Assembly floor, becoming law. This bill allows a charter authorizer — local >
A College Education in Prison Opens Unexpected Path to Freedom
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Sep 20, 8:13 AM, KQED:

One of the first things Charlie Praphatananda did when he got out of prison was vomit. After 22 years inside, hurtling down the freeway at 70 miles an hour was overwhelming, a feeling he’d have again and again in the coming days and weeks >
A looming teacher strike in Chicago is about far more than just salaries
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Sep 20, 7:31 AM, NBC News:

If Chicago teachers accept the pay raise they’ve been offered by the city’s mayor and school board — a 16 percent bump over five years — they could soon be some of the highest paid big-city teachers in the nation.
A Newark Student Dreams of Succeeding in College, but First "Boot Camp"
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Sep 20, 7:09 AM, NJ Spotlight:

That grueling schedule had become Reddick’s life ever since he earned a diploma from Newark’s Central High School in June and, days later, started a six-week summer program at Rutgers University-Newark. Known around campus as “academic >
'Finally, I could have it.' Indy Achieves grants give students financial aid boost to reach graduation
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Sep 20, 7:07 AM, Indianapolis Star:

Mayor Joe Hogsett announced the Indy Achieves initiative in 2018 with an ambitious goal: improve the lives of 95,000 Marion County residents over five years through scholarships, grants and support services designed to increase college >
New Wisconsin education chief's priorities: Equity for all students, investing in teachers
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Sep 20, 7:04 AM, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

Invoking her own childhood in the segregated South and the opportunities made available to her through education, the state's first African American state schools chief said Thursday that Wisconsin must do more to attract and nurture >
Poverty and poor performance linked in school report cards
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Sep 20, 6:56 AM, The Columbus Dispatch:

Students in most of Ohio’s 337 lowest-performing schools, those getting overall Fs on their state report cards, lost academic ground last school year by failing to gain a full year of expected progress.
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A College Education in Prison Opens Unexpected Path to Freedom
/6

Sep 20, 8:13 AM, KQED:

One of the first things Charlie Praphatananda did when he got out of prison was vomit. After 22 years inside, hurtling down the freeway at 70 miles an hour was overwhelming, a feeling he’d have again and again in the coming days and weeks >
A looming teacher strike in Chicago is about far more than just salaries
/6

Sep 20, 7:31 AM, NBC News:

If Chicago teachers accept the pay raise they’ve been offered by the city’s mayor and school board — a 16 percent bump over five years — they could soon be some of the highest paid big-city teachers in the nation.
A Newark Student Dreams of Succeeding in College, but First "Boot Camp"
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Sep 20, 7:09 AM, NJ Spotlight:

That grueling schedule had become Reddick’s life ever since he earned a diploma from Newark’s Central High School in June and, days later, started a six-week summer program at Rutgers University-Newark. Known around campus as “academic >
'Finally, I could have it.' Indy Achieves grants give students financial aid boost to reach graduation
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Sep 20, 7:07 AM, Indianapolis Star:

Mayor Joe Hogsett announced the Indy Achieves initiative in 2018 with an ambitious goal: improve the lives of 95,000 Marion County residents over five years through scholarships, grants and support services designed to increase college >
Charter school parents intervene in desegregation lawsuit. ‘Don’t scapegoat our schools,' they say.
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Sep 20, 6:53 AM, The Star-Ledger:

We share the lawsuit’s goal of providing every child in New Jersey with a good school regardless of where they live or how much money they make. However, we intervened into this lawsuit because it mistakenly blames public charter schools >
Prep school scores improve
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Sep 20, 6:49 AM, Rocky Mount Telegram:

While Rocky Mount Preparatory School suffered some setbacks at the high school level this past academic year, its overall school performance score improved as did its growth score.
An open letter to state education leaders: Local control is best for LRSD
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Sep 20, 6:05 AM, Arkansas Times:

We, the parents, grandparents, and caregivers of current and future students in the Little Rock School District, urge you to return the LRSD to local control to be governed by an elected school board. Because our children have the most at >
Judge nears decision in Lincoln charter school case. New information has surfaced
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Sep 20, 6:02 AM, Bradenton Herald:

Less than two weeks remain before an administrative law judge rules on the Manatee school district’s takeover of Lincoln Memorial Academy, and though a four-day hearing ended last month, new information continues to surface.

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Cory Booker once allied himself with Betsy DeVos on school choice. Not anymore.
/6

Sep 20, 8:34 AM, Washington Post:

Cory Booker was a little-known member of the Newark City Council 19 years ago when he received an extraordinary invitation from a Michigan group connected to Betsy DeVos, now the U.S. Secretary of Education.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos promotes school choice programs in Harrisburg school visit
/6

Sep 20, 8:33 AM, The Patriot-News:

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited the Harrisburg Catholic Elementary School today as part of her back-to-school tour, promoting a proposed federal tax-credit program that would allow for scholarships for more underprivileged >
Editorial: The Union and Lawyer State
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Sep 20, 8:31 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Despite political howling about corporate power, California is demonstrating that private businesses are no match for unions and plaintiff attorneys. Witness the crush of anti-business and charter-school legislation that Democrats in >
Letter: Charter schools under fire
/6

Sep 20, 8:21 AM, The Reporter:

Assembly Bill 1505, a bill developed by the California Teachers Association — a major donor to Gov. Newsom and anti-charter affiliates — passed the Senate and Assembly floor, becoming law. This bill allows a charter authorizer — local >
A College Education in Prison Opens Unexpected Path to Freedom
/6

Sep 20, 8:13 AM, KQED:

One of the first things Charlie Praphatananda did when he got out of prison was vomit. After 22 years inside, hurtling down the freeway at 70 miles an hour was overwhelming, a feeling he’d have again and again in the coming days and weeks >
A looming teacher strike in Chicago is about far more than just salaries
/6

Sep 20, 7:31 AM, NBC News:

If Chicago teachers accept the pay raise they’ve been offered by the city’s mayor and school board — a 16 percent bump over five years — they could soon be some of the highest paid big-city teachers in the nation.
A Newark Student Dreams of Succeeding in College, but First "Boot Camp"
/6

Sep 20, 7:09 AM, NJ Spotlight:

That grueling schedule had become Reddick’s life ever since he earned a diploma from Newark’s Central High School in June and, days later, started a six-week summer program at Rutgers University-Newark. Known around campus as “academic >
'Finally, I could have it.' Indy Achieves grants give students financial aid boost to reach graduation
/6

Sep 20, 7:07 AM, Indianapolis Star:

Mayor Joe Hogsett announced the Indy Achieves initiative in 2018 with an ambitious goal: improve the lives of 95,000 Marion County residents over five years through scholarships, grants and support services designed to increase college >

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Cory Booker once allied himself with Betsy DeVos on school choice. Not anymore.
/6

Sep 20, 8:34 AM, Washington Post:

Cory Booker was a little-known member of the Newark City Council 19 years ago when he received an extraordinary invitation from a Michigan group connected to Betsy DeVos, now the U.S. Secretary of Education.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos promotes school choice programs in Harrisburg school visit
/6

Sep 20, 8:33 AM, The Patriot-News:

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited the Harrisburg Catholic Elementary School today as part of her back-to-school tour, promoting a proposed federal tax-credit program that would allow for scholarships for more underprivileged >
Editorial: The Union and Lawyer State
/6

Sep 20, 8:31 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Despite political howling about corporate power, California is demonstrating that private businesses are no match for unions and plaintiff attorneys. Witness the crush of anti-business and charter-school legislation that Democrats in >
Letter: Charter schools under fire
/6

Sep 20, 8:21 AM, The Reporter:

Assembly Bill 1505, a bill developed by the California Teachers Association — a major donor to Gov. Newsom and anti-charter affiliates — passed the Senate and Assembly floor, becoming law. This bill allows a charter authorizer — local >
A College Education in Prison Opens Unexpected Path to Freedom
/6

Sep 20, 8:13 AM, KQED:

One of the first things Charlie Praphatananda did when he got out of prison was vomit. After 22 years inside, hurtling down the freeway at 70 miles an hour was overwhelming, a feeling he’d have again and again in the coming days and weeks >
A looming teacher strike in Chicago is about far more than just salaries
/6

Sep 20, 7:31 AM, NBC News:

If Chicago teachers accept the pay raise they’ve been offered by the city’s mayor and school board — a 16 percent bump over five years — they could soon be some of the highest paid big-city teachers in the nation.
A Newark Student Dreams of Succeeding in College, but First "Boot Camp"
/6

Sep 20, 7:09 AM, NJ Spotlight:

That grueling schedule had become Reddick’s life ever since he earned a diploma from Newark’s Central High School in June and, days later, started a six-week summer program at Rutgers University-Newark. Known around campus as “academic >
'Finally, I could have it.' Indy Achieves grants give students financial aid boost to reach graduation
/6

Sep 20, 7:07 AM, Indianapolis Star:

Mayor Joe Hogsett announced the Indy Achieves initiative in 2018 with an ambitious goal: improve the lives of 95,000 Marion County residents over five years through scholarships, grants and support services designed to increase college >