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AM News: Mayoral Control (NYC), DeVos Hires, Next Steps for LAUSD, & More

MAYORAL CONTROL

Duncan Implores Albany to Find Compromise on Mayoral Control of NYC Schools | Observer ow.ly/bvSn30cM0O1

Obama's education secretary throws de Blasio a charter school curveball nyp.st/2sRMNjK via @nypmetro

DEVOS

Finalist For Hamilton County School Superintendent Winds Up On Staff Of Betsy Devos chattanoogan.com/2017/6/20/3501

Betsy DeVos Picked A Student Loan CEO To Run The Student Loan System buzzfeed.com/mollyhensleycl… via @mollyhc

Federal pick to lead higher ed policy drops out of consideration ihenow.com/2rC2gAk

DeVos breaks ranks with GOP, wants changes in ESSA plan cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

NEXT STEPS FOR LAUSD

LA Unified's voting on a budget. Here are 5 reasons why you should care scpr.org/news/2017/06/2…

L.A. Unified approves more spending and layoffs latimes.com/local/educatio…

CHICAGO

Chicago Public Schools borrows $275M to fulfill pension duty abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/c…

Chicago Mayor: K-12 Education Model Outdated: diverseeducation.com/article/98012/ via @DiverseIssues

Blue State Students Take A Red State Field Trip wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

MISC

Baltimore teachers launch door-to-door campaign to stem tide of enrollment decline fw.to/anvBTNV

Denver school board picks district-run programs to take over low-performing schools chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

Oakland charters more likely to enroll higher-performing students than district schools edsource.org/2017/oakland-c…

Federal teacher union leader rebukes politicians, asks educators to get involved elpasotimes.com/story/news/edu… via @elpasotimes

Jimmy Kimmel lets teen finish his faculty-censored grad speech huffingtonpost.com/entry/jimmy-ki… via @HuffPostComedy

Billionaires Try Opposite Paths for Online Education in India bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @technology

 

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