Saturday, October 23, 2021


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Betsy DeVos: Our nation's Report Card is in, and it's bad. All students need education freedom right now
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Oct 22, 9:32 AM, Fox News:

Much has been written about the catastrophic learning losses during the pandemic caused by the unnecessary, union-driven school lockdowns.
Why local school board elections are so important
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Oct 22, 9:31 AM, Washington Times:

Thousands of school board elections are taking place in November. Even more will take place in the spring. And something new is happening. Parents are waking up to the fact that school boards work for them, not the other way around. Some >
Opinion: School Spending Up, Test Scores Down
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Oct 22, 9:30 AM, Daily Signal:

Thirteen-year-old children in American public schools were not quite as good at math and reading in 2019 and 2020 as they were in 2012. This is despite the fact that American taxpayers invested more money per pupil in the nation’s public >
Commentary: The problem with ranking schools
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Oct 22, 9:28 AM, Washington Post:

We keep trying to assess schools quantitatively, instead of grappling with the deeper problems plaguing education.
National, state polls indicate widespread support for public, private school scholarships
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Oct 21, 9:03 AM, The Center Square:

A majority of U.S. citizens favor some sort of scholarship program that would offer tax credits for individuals and businesses to assist low-income, special needs and minority students attend either public or private schools.
Teachers unions influenced last-minute CDC school guidance, received copies before public release, emails show
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Oct 21, 9:00 AM, Fox News:

The latest batch of emails shows a last-minute press by teachers union officials to rewrite school guidance hours before their publication.

Study: Dem-backed bill could slash charter school student funding
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Oct 21, 8:59 AM, Carolina Journal:

The bill would eliminate all federal funding for charter schools that contract with for-profit organizations.
New Study Shows Reading Remediation in Middle School Led More Students to Attend College and Earn Degrees
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Oct 21, 8:58 AM:

College remediation has earned a bad reputation over the past few years. Hopeful students spend billions of dollars annually to review material they should have mastered in high school, and a huge number never completethe coursework they >


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Opinion: McAuliffe’s Gift to the GOP
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Oct 22, 9:26 AM, Wall Street Journal:

The moment illustrates again the power of education as a wedge issue. It crosses socio-economic lines, giving Republicans the opportunity to peel back crucial suburban voters who helped Joe Biden to the White House. And it crosses racial >
Here’s how school districts have spent federal pandemic funds so far
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Oct 22, 9:20 AM, WLBT:

In Mississippi, already struggling schools continue to be put to the test of educating students while juggling changing COVID-19 guidelines, fluctuating cases, and hybrid schedules.
School voucher advocates face opposition as they try to gain momentum
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Oct 22, 9:10 AM, Chalkbeat:

Supporters of school choice are battling on two fronts to open the door to school vouchers in Michigan. They’ve taken their fight to both the courts and the state Legislature in a renewed push.
Richmond Public Schools closing school two additional days in early November for employees' mental health
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Oct 22, 9:03 AM:

Fearing that Richmond Public Schools employees are on the “brink of burning out — even leaving,” Superintendent Jason Kamras has announced that the school system will be closed the entire first week of November, including two days “in the >
Opinion: Democrats' teachable moment
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Oct 22, 9:00 AM, Washington Examiner:

President Joe Biden and Gov. Ralph Northam both decisively won Virginia in their last elections by about 10 percentage points. Yet with Election Day approaching, polling shows former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican candidate >
Atlanta high school graduation rates increase for class of 2021
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Oct 22, 8:31 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Atlanta Public Schools’ four-year graduation rate reached 83.1% for the class of 2021. That’s an increase from the year before, when it was 80.3%.
New NYC charter school creates inclusive environment for kids with autism
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Oct 22, 8:29 AM, Staten Island Advance:

A new Staten Island charter school opened to students for the first time this fall for the 2021-2022 academic year, offering an inclusive environment for both general education students and students with special needs, particularly those >
Better public education in Florida starts with a new education commissioner | Editorial
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Oct 22, 8:27 AM, Palm Beach Post:

Florida needs a new education commissioner. The lowlights of Richard Corcoran's tenure have centered around endangering students and their families with the coronavirus, bullying pubic school administrators and school board members and >
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Richmond Public Schools closing school two additional days in early November for employees' mental health
/6

Oct 22, 9:03 AM:

Fearing that Richmond Public Schools employees are on the “brink of burning out — even leaving,” Superintendent Jason Kamras has announced that the school system will be closed the entire first week of November, including two days “in the >
Atlanta high school graduation rates increase for class of 2021
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Oct 22, 8:31 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Atlanta Public Schools’ four-year graduation rate reached 83.1% for the class of 2021. That’s an increase from the year before, when it was 80.3%.
New NYC charter school creates inclusive environment for kids with autism
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Oct 22, 8:29 AM, Staten Island Advance:

A new Staten Island charter school opened to students for the first time this fall for the 2021-2022 academic year, offering an inclusive environment for both general education students and students with special needs, particularly those >
Philadelphia School District braces for a possible SEPTA strike by considering online learning
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Oct 21, 8:26 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

With a strike possible on Nov. 1, the Philadelphia School District is exploring contingency plans. Nearly 60,000 students rely on the transit authority to get to school, and classes may need to go virtual if a strike is called.
Red Hills Academy, Leon County's newest charter school, approved to open next year
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Oct 21, 6:31 AM, Tallahassee Democrat:

Leon County School Board members had originally denied the school's application based on what they called budget and safety concerns at the time. The Florida Charter School Appeal Commission later overruled the board, recommending that the >
Atlanta Public Schools offers $3,000 bonus to recruit virtual teachers
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Oct 21, 6:17 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Teachers willing to start a new job mid-year with the Atlanta Virtual Academy will receive a $3,000 hiring bonus.
Sheriff Bob Fletcher plans charter school in Ramsey County focused on public service
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Oct 21, 5:37 AM, Pioneer Press:

Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher is planning to open a new charter school next year that aims to steer students toward careers in public service.
Arch Community charter school in north St. Louis loses its sponsor, could close
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Oct 21, 5:28 AM, St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

The University of Missouri-St. Louis will not renew its sponsorship of the Arch Community charter school in north St. Louis, potentially leading to its closure at the end of the school year.

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Betsy DeVos: Our nation's Report Card is in, and it's bad. All students need education freedom right now
/6

Oct 22, 9:32 AM, Fox News:

Much has been written about the catastrophic learning losses during the pandemic caused by the unnecessary, union-driven school lockdowns.
Why local school board elections are so important
/6

Oct 22, 9:31 AM, Washington Times:

Thousands of school board elections are taking place in November. Even more will take place in the spring. And something new is happening. Parents are waking up to the fact that school boards work for them, not the other way around. Some >
Opinion: School Spending Up, Test Scores Down
/6

Oct 22, 9:30 AM, Daily Signal:

Thirteen-year-old children in American public schools were not quite as good at math and reading in 2019 and 2020 as they were in 2012. This is despite the fact that American taxpayers invested more money per pupil in the nation’s public >
Commentary: The problem with ranking schools
/6

Oct 22, 9:28 AM, Washington Post:

We keep trying to assess schools quantitatively, instead of grappling with the deeper problems plaguing education.
Opinion: McAuliffe’s Gift to the GOP
/6

Oct 22, 9:26 AM, Wall Street Journal:

The moment illustrates again the power of education as a wedge issue. It crosses socio-economic lines, giving Republicans the opportunity to peel back crucial suburban voters who helped Joe Biden to the White House. And it crosses racial >
Here’s how school districts have spent federal pandemic funds so far
/6

Oct 22, 9:20 AM, WLBT:

In Mississippi, already struggling schools continue to be put to the test of educating students while juggling changing COVID-19 guidelines, fluctuating cases, and hybrid schedules.
School voucher advocates face opposition as they try to gain momentum
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Oct 22, 9:10 AM, Chalkbeat:

Supporters of school choice are battling on two fronts to open the door to school vouchers in Michigan. They’ve taken their fight to both the courts and the state Legislature in a renewed push.
Richmond Public Schools closing school two additional days in early November for employees' mental health
/6

Oct 22, 9:03 AM:

Fearing that Richmond Public Schools employees are on the “brink of burning out — even leaving,” Superintendent Jason Kamras has announced that the school system will be closed the entire first week of November, including two days “in the >

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Betsy DeVos: Our nation's Report Card is in, and it's bad. All students need education freedom right now
/6

Oct 22, 9:32 AM, Fox News:

Much has been written about the catastrophic learning losses during the pandemic caused by the unnecessary, union-driven school lockdowns.
Why local school board elections are so important
/6

Oct 22, 9:31 AM, Washington Times:

Thousands of school board elections are taking place in November. Even more will take place in the spring. And something new is happening. Parents are waking up to the fact that school boards work for them, not the other way around. Some >
Opinion: School Spending Up, Test Scores Down
/6

Oct 22, 9:30 AM, Daily Signal:

Thirteen-year-old children in American public schools were not quite as good at math and reading in 2019 and 2020 as they were in 2012. This is despite the fact that American taxpayers invested more money per pupil in the nation’s public >
Commentary: The problem with ranking schools
/6

Oct 22, 9:28 AM, Washington Post:

We keep trying to assess schools quantitatively, instead of grappling with the deeper problems plaguing education.
Opinion: McAuliffe’s Gift to the GOP
/6

Oct 22, 9:26 AM, Wall Street Journal:

The moment illustrates again the power of education as a wedge issue. It crosses socio-economic lines, giving Republicans the opportunity to peel back crucial suburban voters who helped Joe Biden to the White House. And it crosses racial >
Here’s how school districts have spent federal pandemic funds so far
/6

Oct 22, 9:20 AM, WLBT:

In Mississippi, already struggling schools continue to be put to the test of educating students while juggling changing COVID-19 guidelines, fluctuating cases, and hybrid schedules.
School voucher advocates face opposition as they try to gain momentum
/6

Oct 22, 9:10 AM, Chalkbeat:

Supporters of school choice are battling on two fronts to open the door to school vouchers in Michigan. They’ve taken their fight to both the courts and the state Legislature in a renewed push.
Richmond Public Schools closing school two additional days in early November for employees' mental health
/6

Oct 22, 9:03 AM:

Fearing that Richmond Public Schools employees are on the “brink of burning out — even leaving,” Superintendent Jason Kamras has announced that the school system will be closed the entire first week of November, including two days “in the >