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AM News: Charter Advocates Oppose DeVos Budget, White Parents Heart White Schools

Charter Advocates Oppose DeVos's Private School Agenda realcleareducation.com/2017/03/31/cha…

Schools Shift to Free Public Domain Curricula realcleareducation.com/2017/03/31/sch…

White parents still want to live near mostly white schools — and in LA, it shows scpr.org/news/2017/03/3…

Five reasons why Nikolai Vitti might be Detroit’s next superintendent — and three reasons he might not chalkbeat.org/posts/detroit/…

In final year of Common Core, Tennessee teachers can use practice test questions from PARCC chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2017/…

California lags behind many other states in offering full-day kindergarten edsource.org/2017/californi…

Former Oakland charter schools director charged with fraud sfgate.com/crime/article/…

Security review to be launched in wake of Rockville High School rape case washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

 

AM News: DeVos At Brookings, NY Opt-Out Declines, & More #EdNews

Betsy DeVos on American schools: ‘I’m not sure that we can deteriorate a whole lot’ chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

DeVos Calls for More School Choice, Saying Money Isn’t the Answer nyti.ms/2oA8j6p

DeVos says predecessor wasted money on failed school reform strib.mn/2mQ8RbO

DeVos Hints at ESSA as Means for Feds to Push School Choice But Downplays Federal Oversight the74million.org/article/devos-…

Trump's Education Department nixes Obama-era grant program for school diversity washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Weeks after DeVos praises Denver school choice efforts, she slams the city for accessibility without choices’ chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

Early reports indicate New York opt-out rates are decreasing statewide, a possible sign of eased tension chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/

Chicago Teachers Union Pushing For Broader Strike And Bargaining Rights nzzl.us/Pp71q9f

Obama administration Education secretary endorses Gonez, Melvoin for L.A. school board latimes.com/local/educatio…

Priscilla Chan touts Teach for America at fundraiser sfgate.com/education/arti…

Muslim Schoolchildren Bullied By Fellow Students And Teachers npr.org/sections/codes…

A Surprising Explanation For Why Some Immigrants Excel In Science npr.org/sections/ed/20…

AM News: DeVos Promotes STEM, Spring Testing Begins, LA Parents Protest White Student Penalty

Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary DeVos promote STEM careers - ABC News - abcn.ws/2nILSyL

See also: Ivanka & DeVos encouraging girls to embraceSTEM. Trump's budget cuts NASA edu office, which brings girls into STEM. washingtonpost.com/national/healt

And this: 'CBS This Morning' visits N.J. school program threatened by Trump budget | NJ.com ow.ly/FjFL30am0ET

In Betsy DeVos, Colorado's teachers union finds a useful face for the opposition chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

See also: States, schools, and programs that have gotten Betsy DeVos’s seal of approval | Chalkbeat ow.ly/Yzh330amPvj

Court Orders New York to Release Millions for Struggling Schools wnyc.org/story/court-ru…

Pressure Builds for City’s Renewal Schools as State Tests Begin nyti.ms/2nJjYmk

Opt-outs on state English test top 50 percent on Long Island | Newsday ow.ly/G4YC30amRPv

Chicago Teachers Having ‘Hard Discussion’ Before Upcoming Strike Vote chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/03/22/chi…

How is Centennial High supporting students' emotional well-being? ‘Big kid recess’ minnpost.com/education/2017…

Our School’s Too White? Outraged LA Parents Vow to Lie About Child’s Race to Keep City From Removing Teachers @The74 bit.ly/2o8ejam

See also: Los Angeles school budget cuts due to high white student percentage sparks outrage | abc7.com ow.ly/Jsbj30aklsq
 
The long road to college from the 'at-risk' list in high school scpr.org/news/2017/03/2…
 
In School Nurse’s Room: Tylenol, Band-Aids and an Antidote to Heroin nytimes.com/2017/03/29/nyr…
 

AM News: Obama Reg Rollback, Schools Collecting Citizenship Data, & DC Girls' Effort

Trump strikes down teacher, school regulations | TheHill ow.ly/XnRg30akfGR

Trump signs four bills rolling back Obama-era rules social.newsinc.com/media/json/690…
 
Trump signs bills overturning Obama-era education regulations washingtonpost.com/news/education…
 
D.C. school system launches effort to help girls of color — but not an all-girls school washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
California pressed to stop collecting students’ citizenship data sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…
 
More HS students are graduating, but these key indicators prove those diplomas are worth less than ever laschoolreport.com/more-hs-studen…
 
Indiana ranked no. 1 for charter-friendly environment by national advocacy group chalkbeat.org/posts/in/2017/…

Some LI third-graders given wrong Common Core exam | Newsday ow.ly/uypW30akeB2

Apple’s Bid To Reclaim The Classroom From Chromebooks May Be Too Late fastcompany.com/3069231/apples…

College Classes In Maximum Security: 'It Gives You Meaning' npr.org/2017/03/27/518…

AM News: Spring Testing Season, Teachers For Trump, Immigrant Students, & More

To test or not to test? That’s the question families face as students head into state exams this week chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

Annual State Tests, With Annual Controversy, Begin This Week wnyc.org/story/annual-s…

Liberals, Conservatives Agree: Big Mistake for White House to Push Private School Choice | Education News | US News ow.ly/g0qQ30agHh4

Threats and safety concerns follow Rockville High rape case washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

Challengers claim victories in Denver teachers union elections, race for president heading for recount chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

These Teachers Voted For Trump. Here's What They Think About His Proposed Education Cuts huffingtonpost.com/2017/03/23/tru

Teachers brush up on new techniques to help improve a struggling school scpr.org/news/2017/03/2…

States Forge Ahead With ESSA Spending Plans blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher

Ex-Chicago & New Orleans chief Vallas expected to take the helm at Chicago State University - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/XJLx30ahVRl

'Spotify for learning games' coming to classrooms usat.ly/2omkUdq via @USATODAY

'Open Schools' Made Noise In The 70s, Now They're Just Noisy npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Fifteen kids reported this pedophile. They left him in the classroom anyway. Desert Sun ow.ly/SxSN30agBl1

AM News: Trump Divides Advocates, DeVos Visits MD School, NYC Charter Sues Union

1 Trump School Choice Proposals Drive Wedge Between Charter School Advocates | Best States | US News ow.ly/4pCr30adAs3

2 Larry Hogan, Betsy DeVos Encounter Protesters During Bethesda School Visit patch.com/maryland/bethe…

3 Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate - KTAR.com ow.ly/sKCN30adAyh

4 KIPP v. UFT: Charter Network Sues Union, Arguing It Doesn’t Represent School’s Teachers the74million.org/article/kipp-v…

5 Kids Who Suffer Hunger In First Years Lag Behind Their Peers In School npr.org/sections/thesa…

6 Eva Moskowitz talks about Betsy DeVos, vouchers, discipline -- and how the ‘tide is turning’ for charter schools chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

7 KIPP v. UFT: Charter Network Sues Union, Arguing It Doesn’t Represent School’s Teachers @The74 bit.ly/2nIJVT6

8 Tensions rise as vouchers pick up traction across Wisconsin ow.ly/aXrZ30adBEE

9 Boston public schools map switch aims to amend 500 years of distortion | Education | The Guardian ow.ly/VIVD30adBHY

10 Examining poor school performance in the U.S., by @ariabendix theatlantic.com/education/arch…

AM News: Special Ed Decision, School Suspensions, International Comparisons, & More

1 Supreme Court Rejects Education Minimum Applied by Gorsuch nytimes.com/2017/03/22/us/…

2 Trump administration's delay of rule to regulate career-training programs sparks protest washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi…

3 School Suspensions Have Plunged: We Don't Yet Know If That's Good News npr.org/sections/ed/20…

4 Math and Politics at Odds in New York's School Funding Debate wnyc.org/story/disagree…

5 D.C. Approves ESSA Accountability Plan That Emphasizes Testing Standards & Transparency the74million.org/article/dc-app…

6 Despite pushback, NYC education panel votes to close five schools in de Blasio’s turnaround program chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/

7 Suspension rates for African-American students escalate in middle school edsource.org/2017/suspensio…

8 Key Democratic senator outlines a case against school vouchers - The Washington Post ow.ly/uHd030abeZs

9 California's schools suspensions are down, but black students still face higher suspension rates - LA Times ow.ly/kBrs30abfMt

10 Exchange students say U.S. high schools easier and puzzle over all the sports usat.ly/2nBvUH8 via @USATODAY @gtoppo

AM News: School Immigration Debate, Learning Myths, Student Data

1 Ex-teacher charged with child sex abuse was subject of previous D.C. investigation washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

2 Boston's public schools have adopted a new, more accurate world map pri.org/stories/2017-0…

3 You Probably Believe Some Learning Myths: Take Our Quiz To Find Out npr.org/sections/ed/20…

4 High school rape gets drawn into immigration debate abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/o…

5 No Warrant, No Way In: NYC to Prevent ICE Agents From Entering Schools Without Warrants the74million.org/article/no-war…

6 How limited transportation undermines school choice — even in Denver chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

7 How Many U.S. Students Are Taught by Qualified Teachers? blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

8 SF teachers union official on leave after sting video released sfgate.com/education/arti…

9 Minnesota is really good at collecting student data, but not the best at using it minnpost.com/education/2017…

10 Why the Trump administration wants districts to change their budgets — and how Title I could stand in the way chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/

AM News: DeVos At CCSSO, Choice In Iowa, LAUSD Funding, & More

1 School Choice Fight in Iowa May Preview the One Facing Trump nytimes.com/2017/03/21/us/

2 Elizabeth Warren questions the hiring of for-profit-college officials at the Education Department washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi…

3 After explosive allegations of anti-union intimidation, KIPP files a federal lawsuit against the UFT ckbe.at/2mEpbsa

4 Advocates say L.A. Unified shortchanges its neediest students latimes.com/local/educatio…

5 Effective, Efficient — and Limited: DeVos Lays Out Her Vision of Federal Role To State Schools Chiefs the74million.org/article/effect…

6 LA Unified has gotten billions to serve high-needs kids. Here's how they've spend it. scpr.org/news/2017/03/2…

7 Tennessee Legislators Seek State's First Voucher Law realcleareducation.com/2017/03/21/ten…

8 DeVos to State Chiefs: Time for Ed. Dept. to 'Let You Do Your Job' blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

9 New York City's English learners often struggle to graduate, but here's how some schools buck that trend chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

10 William Sanders, pioneer of controversial value-added model for judging teachers, dies | Chalkbeat ow.ly/F6cg30a6R6P

AM News: DeVos Meets State Chiefs, KY Approves Charters, KIPP Sues UFT, & More

1 State education officials, DeVos to discuss school choice, vouchers | Local News | clintonherald.com ow.ly/nVgB30a4is5

2 After Heated Partisan Battle, Kentucky is 44th State to Pass Charter Law | The 74 ow.ly/ChQH30a4iEW

3 Colorado Springs schools deal with fears over immigration denverpost.com/2017/03/19/col…

4 Two-decade old legal battle over special education oversight nears resolution, brings major changes edsource.org/2017/two-decad…

5 After explosive allegations of anti-union intimidation, KIPP files a federal lawsuit against the UFT chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

6 Highlights from SXSW’s education confab in Austin – and beyond hechingerreport.org/highlights-sxs…

7 Immigration Enforcement Will Happen 'Over My Dead Body,' Superintendent Says blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric…

8 Minneapolis North High School dramatically increased its graduation rate. How'd they do it? minnpost.com/education/2017…

9 AFT President Weingarten: Trump’s Budget 'Takes a Meat Cleaver to Public Education' ow.ly/yxIh30a4lXY

10 2 schools named after eugenics advocates to get new names - AP ow.ly/Q23830a4m0F

AM News: Trump Proposals Examined, Common Core Debated, & More

10 After-school programs for 1.6 million kids hit by Trump budget independent.co.uk/news/world/ame…

9 Charleston Gazette-Mail | Common Core repeal bill stalls in WV Senate wvgazettemail.com/news-politics/… via @wvgazettemail

8 French school shooting: 4 shot, 10 hurt, student arrested – The Denver Post ow.ly/26dQ309ZRDL

7 White House courting of HBCUs ends with disappointing budget washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi…

6 For third straight year, TNReady prompts Tennessee to adjust teacher evaluation formula chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2017/…

5 California teachers get layoff notices despite teacher shortages edsource.org/2017/californi…

4 Louisville School Integration Efforts Safe For Now npr.org/sections/ed/20…

3 Trump Budget Proposal Would Boost School Choice | National News | US News ow.ly/9Ss8309ZR4p

2 Trump's Budget Blueprint Pinches Pennies For Education npr.org/sections/ed/20…

1 Agency-by-agency look at Trump's budget abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

 

AM News: Trump Proposal Cuts Education, CA's Hinky New Dashboard, & More

10 Trump Officials Are Learning How Hard It Is to Sell $1 Billion of Their Assets - WSJ ow.ly/gxWX309Y90A

9 60 Years Ago, Resistance to Integration in Texas Led to School Voucher Plan kut.org/post/60-years-…

8 The Secret Ingredient For Better Schools: Integration : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/B4OW309Y7t3

7 A hidden tribe, a disastrous school and finally, a cry for help azc.cc/2nlScwD via @azcentral

6 Trump Calls for New School Choice Initiatives, Big Cuts to K-12 Budget the74million.org/article/trump-…

5 Are Denver's nationally-known school reforms paying off? New report says yes. chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

4 California's new education ratings tool turns some low-scoring schools into highfliers latimes.com/local/educatio…

3 Trump ED Budget: Winners: school choice fans. Losers: Low-income college students, teachers #CQonBudget cq.com/doc/news-50623…

2 Trump Budget Would Make Massive Cuts to Ed. Dept., But Boost School Choice blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

1 Trump seeks to slash Education Department but make big push for school choice washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

AM News: College Persistence Rates, Trump's Proposed $6B Cuts, & Snow Day Recovery

10 Boston teachers’ union calls for protest as contract talks stall | Boston Herald ow.ly/VvhR309Vzv2

9 Feds: CPS consultant made millions through 'corrupt process from beginning to end' - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/xPo7309VsG7

8 Feds: Solomon helped 'lay the foundation' for BBB to head CPS | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/bBXk309Vsve

8 Ohio Will Delay Submitting A Plan For Federal Every Student Succeeds Act | WOSU Radio ow.ly/7rS5309VrwB

7 Charter schools’ ‘thorny’ problem: Few students go on to earn college degrees ow.ly/laaw309Vr52

6 Chronic absence is the most important education problem in Minnesota that no one is talking about minnpost.com/education/2017…

5 How is your school doing? Online dashboard gives parents new tool sfgate.com/education/arti…

4 Trump Reportedly Wants $6 Billion in Education Cuts — but History Shows He Likely Won’t Get Them the74million.org/article/trump-…

3 About that $1 billion-plus projected deficit in LA Unified's budget… scpr.org/news/2017/03/1…

2 Denver Public Schools retooling equity measure, presses forward on scoring schools chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

1 D.C. cancels after-school activities, capping frustrating day for parents washingtonpost.com/news/education…

 

AM News: DeVos Talks Urban Choice, Trump Heads To Nashville, Detroit Options, & More

10 After a contentious roll-out, legislators move toward consensus on school-discipline rules minnpost.com/education/2017…

9 DeVos Pitches New ESSA Flexibility to Big-City Schools Leaders, Gets Tepid Response the74million.org/article/devos-…

8 U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says Indianapolis’s ‘innovation schools' should be a national model chalkbeat.org/posts/in/2017/…

8 DeVos Pitches ESSA Flexibility to Big-City School Leaders realcleareducation.com/2017/03/14/dev…

7 Trump to Talk School Choice at Nashville Rally realcleareducation.com/2017/03/14/tru…

6 Detroit kids have better options, just not in Detroit hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

5 NY Drops Literacy Skills Test for Teacher Certification wnyc.org/story/ny-drops…

4 DeVos tells big-city school superintendents she believes in ‘great public schools’ — but some remain skeptical washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

3 Regents Drop Teacher Literacy Test Seen as Discriminatory nytimes.com/2017/03/13/nyr…

2 DeVos promotes school choice, local control abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wire…

1 Common Core in California likely to continue despite Trump opposition nzzl.us/0VtnRWA via @nuzzel thanks @GPayneEDU

AM News: DeVos Talks Great Cities, Boston Grad Rates, Immigrant Worries, & More

Bomb threats reported against Jewish schools in several cities” twitter.com/i/moments/8410…

Today: Betsy DeVos at Urban School Leaders' Conference - District Dossier - Education Week ow.ly/Tln9309QM9t

DeVos Chooses Ruddock, Another Ed Dept Staffer with Jeb Bush and Indiana Ties - Breitbart ow.ly/VVER309QL1p

Delay in enforcing rules drafted during Obama years, signals shift from aggressive oversight of for-profit schools on.wsj.com/2mAo675

The ‘Miraculous’ Rise and Ugly Fall of ESSA | The 74 ow.ly/iWGG309QLbb

Democrats Demand That DeVos Explain How She Is Going To Protect Trans Students huffingtonpost.com/2017/03/10/dev…

How Boston achieved its record high school graduation rate - CSMonitor.com ow.ly/2Ben309POwH

Minnesota schools slow to implement the Common Core national academic benchmarks | Duluth News Tribune ow.ly/p4dd309PQir

Why One School Lives as Another Dies in the Same Building nytimes.com/2017/03/10/nyr…

Undocumented immigrants rush to make U.S.-born kids dual Mexican citizens ow.ly/hMFa309QMBr

AM News: ESSA Rules Dumped, Immigration Fears, LAUSD Showdown, & More

The Senate’s 50–49 Killing of ESSA Rules: A Sweeping Change in How America Will Rate (and Fix) Schools | The 74 ow.ly/8115309Mhip

Senate dumps Obama rule for holding schools accountable - POLITICO ow.ly/yIxR309Mga7

IMMIGRATION

State schools chief seeks clarity on federal immigration policy after L.A. incident latimes.com/local/californ…

Helping Immigrant Students Catch Up, Fast — It Takes A Whole School npr.org/sections/ed/20…

LAUSD

Two very different visions are battling it out - LA Times ow.ly/2X45309MiOS

The L.A. School Board Race Heats Up With Board President Now Headed for May Runoff | The 74 ow.ly/e3Wb309MiCK

LAUSD board President Steve Zimmer forced into runoff election ow.ly/TTaV309MiBi

The Fight Over Charter Schools Made Los Angeles' School Board Races Historically Expensive | Mother Jones ow.ly/TCi8309Mixi

How has your classroom changed since the 2016 election? vox.com/policy-and-pol…

DEVOS

Betsy DeVos to Speak at Urban School Leaders' Legislative Conference blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric

DeVos speaking Monday to urban school superintendents. From the last time a Trump surrogate spoke to this group: washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Betsy DeVos Meets With Trans Students After Dismantling Their Rights huffingtonpost.com/2017/03/09/bet…

Parents of Transgender Kids Meet With Education Secretary Betsy DeVos - NBC News ow.ly/DUeY309MgCQ

A closer look at the D.C. school that DeVos visited: Jefferson Middle washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

DISTRICTS

City Efforts Fail to Boost Offers to Blacks and Latinos at Top High Schools - Battery Park City - DNAinfo New York ow.ly/wL17309Mgfs

Seattle Schools may make ethnic studies mandatory kuow.org/post/seattle-s…

Anti-semitic incidents under investigation in two Md. schools washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

A Brooklyn Charter School Looks Past ‘No Excuses’ - The New York Times ow.ly/3UP1309Mg99

A School Where Raising the Bar Lifts Hope - The New York Times ow.ly/BfLZ309Mg85

AM News: Trump Adviser Speaks, NYC Diversity Fail, Senate Teacher Prep Action, LA Postmortem

In Puerto Rico, teachers’ pension fund works like a Ponzi scheme seattletimes.com/nation-world/i…

Trump Education Adviser Wants 'Robust Portfolio of Options' For K-12 Students blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Trump's education adviser promotes private schools abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wire…

Diversity Lags as Students Are Matched With City Schools nytimes.com/2017/03/08/nyr…

Senate Blocks Teacher Preparation Rules, Ending ESSA Accountability Rules on Deck @The74 bit.ly/2mkww0C

Senate overturns Obama-era regulations on teacher preparation nola.com/politics/index…

Via @NPR: 'I Have Children Crying In The Classroom' n.pr/2meLPId

The State of State Teachers’ Pension Plans nytimes.com/interactive/20…

What's behind all the big spending on the LA school board primary scpr.org/news/2017/03/0…

Millions spent in Los Angeles school board race yield no clear winner yet | EdSource ow.ly/Hajc309JRQm

NAACP gathers Detroiters' views on charter schools in the city ow.ly/Dvs0309JRSN

Teachers Across the Country Turn to #ADayWithoutAWoman as a Teachable Moment | The 74 ow.ly/y3aY309JRGw

Utah is about to repeal a law that bans teachers from talking about gay people in classrooms vox.com/identities/201…

Only 10 percent of offers at New York City’s specialized high schools went to black and Hispanic students chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

 

AM News: Day Without Women, ICE At School, LAUSD Runoffs, Hartford Choice, & More

DAY WITHOUT WOMEN

On ‘Day Without A Woman,’ school’s on in New York City — but expect some red shirts and women’s history | Chalkbeat ow.ly/jejk309HN6L

Prince George’s cancels classes as many teachers in region take leave on day of women’s protest washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

Alexandria, Va. school district closing for #DaywithoutaWoman Wednesday washex.am/2mO4aPs

‘Day without a woman’ strike closing school districts wsj.com/articles/two-s…

IMMIGRATION

Educators Prepare for Immigration Agents at the Schoolhouse - The New York Times ow.ly/w5Ro309HN8k

Financial aid campaign to reach undocumented college students pays off scpr.org/news/2017/03/0…

DACA, One Student's Story npr.org/sections/ed/20…

ALL EYES ON LA

The L.A. School Board Race Heats Up With Board President Now Headed for May Runoff the74million.org/article/la-sch…

Runoffs appear likely in two of three pivotal L.A. school board contests latimes.com/local/educatio…

State charter group takes off the gloves in battle with CTA cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

Turf battle developing over who can test California’s 11th-graders edsource.org/2017/turf-batt…

CHOICE

Hartford shows pitfalls of school choice as issue goes national hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Video Explainer: Understanding Education Savings Accounts — in 90 Seconds or Less | The 74 ow.ly/3qa0309FYiD

Boston charter applications double with new OneApp-esque system. Voters rejected charter expansion. bit.ly/2nbKrp2

The $80 million dispute between Ohio & some of the state's virtual schools edweek.org/ew/articles/20…

DISTRICTS

Poor air quality highlights repair needs in Boston schools cabinetreport.com/facilities/poo…

School board reveals Donyall Dickey as top pick for Portland superintendent | OregonLive.com ow.ly/5vb8309H3Wq

These For-Profit Schools Are ‘Like a Prison’ - ProPublica ow.ly/e4pt309HNXx

The state tried to save one Colorado school before and failed. Now it is about to try again — with 12. chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

Philly physics teacher with perfect attendance plans for his first day off in seven years newsworks.org/index.php/home

AM News: Day Without [Teachers], LAUSD Elections, & More

PROTEST

The 'Day Without A Woman' Strike Is Closing Schools Around The Country huffingtonpost.com/2017/03/06/wom…

On ‘Day Without Women,’ Two Districts Cancel School nytimes.com/2017/03/06/us/…

At least 2 school districts are canceling classes because of the women’s strike - Vox ow.ly/dKUo309FjP6

Virginia school district to close for ‘A Day Without a Woman’ washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

Protesters join family of father arrested by ICE agents outside his daughter’s school at rally in downtown LA laschoolreport.com/protesters-joi…

LAUSD ELECTIONS

How to campaign in a wide-open, low-turnout LA Unified school board race scpr.org/news/2017/03/0…

'It’s an important election': Growth measure dominates the debate in L.A. - LA Times ow.ly/HIph309FjBY

Inside Celerity charter school network, questionable spending and potential conflicts of interest abound nzzl.us/ZGNo5CB via @nuzzel

UTLA campaign supporting Zimmer now under full investigation; outside spending jumps $1M in a week to $5.4 million ow.ly/Ahn2309EywO

CAPITOL HILL

What Happens to Education Spending if the Budget Stays in a Holding Pattern blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

 GOP lawmaker pushing for n'hood schools in KY says bill will be pared down to affect only elem schools, via @tkonz wdrb.com/story/34675961…

TIDBITS

Boston charter schools see record-breaking spike in applications - The Boston Globe ow.ly/NizU309FjzN

Oklahoma is Poised to Become the Worst State for Teacher Pay blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher

Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts tracking.feedpress.it/link/9499/5461…

‘Shocking’ discipline rates for youngest students prompt Spokane lawmaker to seek ban seattletimes.com/education-lab/

Three months into Tennessee’s first voucher foray, 35 students are enrolled chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2017/…

Colorado juniors face new, revamped college exam in SAT after state dumps rival ACT – The Denver Post ow.ly/zV2B309EzyK

State Budget Cuts Leave Less Money For Higher Education : NPR ow.ly/jyhD309DoGA

AM News: Trump School Visit, Dropoff Deportation, LAUSD Elections

Trump tours private school in Florida, promoting choice - AP ow.ly/Ru9v309CKr1

Trump Makes His First Visit To A School As President, And It's A Private Religious One huffingtonpost.com/2017/03/03/tru

Private School Vouchers Hit Record High In Indiana But Growth Slows wfyi.org/news/articles/

IMMIGRATION

Teachers, Parents Struggle To Comfort Children Of Color Fearful Of Targeted Raids npr.org/sections/codes…

ICE arrested California father of 4 while he dropped kids at school in a harrowing video bit.ly/2lmR6A7

Latino students may help keep the doors open at HBCUS | Economist ow.ly/Bbo5309BDfS FYI

LAUSD ELECTIONS

Could the L.A. school board's balance of power tip pro-charter? - LA Times ow.ly/4TqS309CJmS

Charter groups and unions spend millions for control of LA Unified school board edsource.org/2017/charter-g…

TIDBITS

For school principals in Baltimore, a set of painful choices https://t.co/aBATkZNN6V

GOP bill could dismantle one of nation’s most robust school desegregation efforts washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

Oakland: About 70 percent of new teachers leave the district in five years, report says eastbaytimes.com/2017/03/04/oak

Is New York City schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on her way out? chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

Philadelphia Will Stop Billing Parents When Their Children Are Incarcerated themarshallproject.org/2017/03/03/phi…

‘If it’s good for kids, then I want it’: D.C. schools chief talks one month into the job washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

Nine and Counting: New Legislation Would Expand Virginia’s Charter Schools. Will Gov. McAuliffe Sign? | The 74 ow.ly/GIbt309CKpR

To attract teachers, pricey school districts are becoming their landlords dailynews.com/general-news/2…

School district: No more part in US Navy funeral processions hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

AM News: Trump/DeVos, Kansas Funding Decision, LAUSD Showdown, & More

TRUMP/DEVOS

Trump to visit private school to promote school choice - ABC News https://t.co/Pf6EgCCIri

5 Trump Cabinet Members [incl. DeVos] Who’ve Made False Statements to Congress - ProPublica pllqt.it/Qjekun

Why the Trump Agenda Is Moving Slowly: The Republicans’ Wonk Gap nytimes.com/2017/02/28/ups…

Arizona Shows What Can Go Wrong With Tax Credit Vouchers - New York Times nzzl.us/85agofw

Betsy DeVos was right! Bear puts schools on lockdown | WZZM13.com ow.ly/rTs5309y7x7

KANSAS

Kansas Supreme Court rules the state has failed to ensure adequate education funding kansascity.com/news/politics-…

Kansas Supreme Court orders public school spending hike abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

Kansas Isn't Spending Enough On Its Schools, State's High Court Says npr.org/sections/thetw…

Kansas Supreme Court Says State Education Spending Is Too Low nytimes.com/2017/03/02/us/…

DISTRICTS

Meet the 13 Candidates Running in Tuesday's LAUSD School Board Election the74million.org/article/lausd-…

LAUSD's Looming Problem: The Number of Children in L.A. Is Shrinking | L.A. Weekly pllqt.it/CY7cQH

Here’s how one Memphis school is changing the way it disciplines girls of color chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2017/…

New York City updates guidelines designed to protect transgender students chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/

 

TIDBITS

California high school makes $24 million from Snap IPO hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Apple’s Devices Lose Luster in American Classrooms nytimes.com/2017/03/02/tec…

Parent Alert! Your Child Just Skipped Class npr.org/sections/ed/20…

South by Southwest Education: The 17 Panels and Sessions to See at SXSW 2017 | The 74 ow.ly/xXSt309wBuO

 

AM News: Immigration Fears, Trump Goes Catholic, Common Core Dissappearance, & More

IMMIGRATION

Could fear of Trump’s immigration policies keep New York City students out of school? chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

This New Mexico school welcomes families who live across the border | PBS NewsHour ow.ly/7RTI309u0ue

COMMON CORE

Common Core opt outs expected again ow.ly/EdYt309vQXs

Common Core Has Disappeared from Trump's Remarks | The Weekly Standard ow.ly/A2HL309vMgM

Concerns Arise About President Trump's Commitment to End Common Core - Breitbart ow.ly/k8ph309vLiq

CHOICE

Trump Highlighted This Unusual School Choice Idea Last Night npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Trump’s Call for School Vouchers Is a Return to a Campaign Pledge nytimes.com/2017/03/01/us/…

Without providing details, Trump and DeVos continue to promote ‘school choice’ plan | EdSource ow.ly/uvpT309vLle

Trump's first school visit as president will be to a Catholic school in Florida washingtonpost.com/news/answer-

DeVos is getting some very bad news about her favorite thing, school vouchers - LA Times ow.ly/aiEe309tkBq

REAL LIFE

New Indiana teachers repeatedly failing state exams - 13 WTHR Indianapolis ow.ly/Ocbf309vR2k

How A “Win-Win” For A Chicago Alternative School Firm Dashed Dreams For Others | WBEZ ow.ly/yEwn309vR1x

 

AM News: Trump Speech, DeVos Backpedals On HBCUs, & More

TRUMP SPEECH

Trump calls education 'the civil rights issue of our time' and asks for a school choice bill chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/

Trump Calls Education 'Civil Rights Issue of Our Time,' Pushes Choice blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Trump Doubles Down on School Choice, but Plan Likely Faces Uphill Battle in Congress the74million.org/article/trump-

Trump Makes Big Promises But Leaves Republicans To Figure Out The Details - BuzzFeed nzzl.us/Cr3sIQE

A Bitter Fight Begins Over an Obama Education Legacy - Bloomberg nzzl.us/27eITwK

DEVOS/HBCUs

Why DeVos’s comments about historically black colleges have ignited a firestorm & what she isn’t saying -Chalkbeat ow.ly/ZMWs309tbZN

After Backlash, DeVos Backpedals on Remarks on Historically Black Colleges - The New York Times ow.ly/ueK3309taTe

Betsy DeVos called historically black colleges and universities “real pioneers when it comes to school choice” nyti.ms/2mB4vl7

Trump moves program on historically black colleges into the White House washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

White House takes responsibility for historically black colleges from Ed Department ow.ly/H5yE309sxmx

HBCUs Graduate More Poor Black Students Than White Colleges npr.org/sections/codes…

DeVos hailed the segregated higher education system as a 'school choice' success story - Vox nzzl.us/CCwVfgI

MISC

Suburban Schools Are Struggling to Support Their Growing Immigrant Populations - The Atlantic nzzl.us/8KB4wjd

Final Deal On WA School Funding In Washington Could Be Months Away kuow.org/post/final-dea…

Two California schools among hundreds in U.S. taking international test to compare themselves globally edsource.org/2017/two-calif…

Michelle Obama surprises students on visit to DC high school abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

 

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