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Prince George’s schools at impasse with teachers union in contract talks
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Jun 27, 7:51 AM: Prince George’s County Public Schools reached an agreement with four of its five unions following a vote by the school board last week, but it remains at an impasse with its teachers union.
Supporters petition to keep Innovation Academy
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Jun 22, 7:38 AM: The petition seeks to reverse a budget- driven decision by the board to end the program, which would have entered its 10th year this August.
Epic Charter Schools creating dual-language immersion academy
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Jun 21, 9:17 AM:

An Epic Charter Schools site is on the cusp of becoming Oklahoma City’s new dual-language immersion school, promising an academic career in English and Spanish from early childhood to high school.

Court Of Appeals: Charter Schools Are Public Schools, Must Follow The Same Rules, And Must Ditch Sexist Dress Codes
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Jun 16, 9:51 AM: The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals just determined that North Carolina's Charter Day School violated the rights of female students by requiring them to wear skirts. That's a big deal, and there are other large issues at play >
Public charter schools making enrollment progress in West Virginia
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Jun 9, 6:50 AM: The West Virginia Professional Charter School Board met virtually Wednesday morning to receive updates on the progress of the state’s first two brick-and-mortar public charter schools and the first two statewide virtual public >
Audit: Teachers in New Orleans are less likely to be certified
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Jun 8, 10:08 AM: Teachers in Orleans Parish are over four times more likely to be uncertified than teachers throughout Louisiana, according to a recent report from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.
Rapid growth sparks classroom demand for some Florida schools
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Jun 8, 10:07 AM: Some Florida school districts shrank during the pandemic, as some students found other options they preferred and some just stayed away.
Va. Gov. Youngkin hints at budget amendments on education, gas tax
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Jun 7, 9:30 AM: For the first time in about a half century, this rural community on the Tennessee border has scrounged up what it needs to build a new elementary school to replace three moldy, leaking campuses that are well past their expiration >
The education group putting big money into this D.C. election cycle
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Jun 7, 9:28 AM: The group, often at odds with teachers’ unions, has historically backed candidates who support mayoral control of schools and those who would advocate for robust charter sectors.
Tennessee Governor’s Education Savings Account Plan Still Faces Hurdles
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Jun 7, 9:24 AM: Despite a Supreme Court ruling in favor of Gov. Bill Lee’s education savings accounts, the program is far from taking effect as it faces a winding path through litigation and, potentially, legislative resistance.
Local charter to partner with LIT for early college opportunities
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Jun 7, 8:55 AM:

High school students at Evolution Academy in Beaumont will now have the opportunity to earn college credits before they receive their diplomas.

Students with reading problems could use state aid for private schools under newly passed bill
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Jun 7, 8:34 AM: A bill that would allow second and third graders reading below grade level to leave public schools and take $5,400 in annual state aid with them won final approval Monday.
Magnet school grads hailed as trailblazers
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Jun 7, 8:29 AM: They might be small in number, but graduates of Surry Online Magnet School were told that their impact has been huge.
State money will follow students reading below grade level
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Jun 7, 8:11 AM:

Louisiana could soon give parents and guardians of students struggling to read the option to pull them out of public school and provide them money for private school or homeschooling.

Student absences shot up this school year, prompting fears of further learning losses
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Jun 6, 8:58 AM: By March, 31% of Lake County, FL students had missed 10% or more of the school year, a level of absenteeism that experts say puts children at risk academically.
How diverse are charter schools in Cumberland County? More than others in NC, report shows
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Jun 2, 8:59 AM: The two charter schools in Cumberland County are more diverse than similar schools across the state, school and state records show.
They knew how expensive college was. So these siblings finished their degrees in 2 years.
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Jun 2, 8:42 AM: For Preston and Brooke Battle, there has been no greater joy during the pandemic than crossing the stage at Virginia Tech to get their college degrees during the same commencement ceremony. The siblings were also able to complete >
JCPS School Choice assignment proposal passes Board with unanimous vote
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Jun 2, 8:33 AM: The Jefferson County Board of Education has voted to implement its new School Choice Proposal. The motion passed in a unanimous vote during a special meeting at the JCPS Van Hoose Center on Wednesday evening.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana charter schools managed by CMOs outperform other public schools
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Jun 2, 8:28 AM:

Baton Rouge students that were in charter schools run by charter management organizations outperformed students from traditional school districts within the city in reading and math, according to a study.

More than 3,000 WV students approved for nonpublic school vouchers
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May 31, 9:00 AM:

Families who receive the vouchers will be able to spend the money on a nearly unlimited variety of public school alternatives, including religious and secular private schools and home-schooling.

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