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AM News: Friday Education Mashup

Memphis suburbs are receiving federal money for more poor students than they have. Here's why. chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2017/…

Mayoral Control Renewed for 2 Years: Legislature Hands Victory to De Blasio In Special Session the74million.org/article/mayora… 

See also WNYC

Californians, you have until Friday to comment on this key education plan fw.to/CVGOXeE

Newly-elected L.A. Unified board member Nick Melvoin hires a charter school advocate as his chief of staff fw.to/Mi0I4Yg

Cost of College: New Evidence Shows DeVos Is Discarding College Policies That Are Effective nytimes.com/2017/06/30/ups…

To reach hungry children in the summer, these school cafeterias moved outside washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

Every Senior At This Struggling High School Was Accepted To College npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Maryland board approves new 5-star rating system for public schools washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

Capital Prep Met State Integration Rule By Picking White Students Outside Lottery - Courant khttp://nzzl.us/DMjxH7d

Is school too shallow? csmonitor.com/EqualEd/2017/0… via @csmonitor

Dozens of Arizona Teachers Lack Bachelor's Degrees blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teache

Charter school axes 11 teachers without notice amid union talks - NY Daily News nzzl.us/gjIZQgy

How much do parents spend on education? - Jun. 29, 2017 ow.ly/XEwY30db8uF

A new study shows even 5-year-olds can’t escape racism vox.com/identities/201…

Chicago kids outperform kids in rest of state but progress uneven -- poor black kids scores flat since 2011. @WBEZ wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Faltering Scores For Poor Black Students In Chicago And Statewide wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

AM News: Mayoral Control Deal, FL School Grades, MD Rating Plan, & More

The School Voucher Research Wars | Education News | US News usnews.com/news/education…

National arts scores are in, and the western U.S. lags behind edsource.org/2017/national-…

Trump Ed. Dept. Gives States, Districts Extra Time on ESSA Financial Transparency Requirement blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig

No 'F' Graded Schools In Miami-Dade County - miami.cbslocal.com/2017/06/28/his… 

Potential Deal in Albany on Mayoral Control of Schools nytimes.com/2017/06/28/nyr…

CTU President Lewis criticizes district's 'usurious' borrowing deal ... - Chicago Tribune news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&…

Inside the NAACP’s fight to stop Betsy DeVos from expanding charter schools huffingtonpost.com/entry/naacp-ch… via @HuffPostPol

In labor dispute with teachers, school district goes directly to parents - sacbee.com/news/local/edu… 

Public schools will be judged on a five-star rating system under a plan the state school board approved Tuesday. bsun.md/2s0SEiJ

Reviewers: New Mexico education plan best in the nation - abqjournal.com/1024507/indepe… 

Professors Accused Of Sexual Harassment Are Switching Jobs And Nobody Is Disclosing Their History buzzfeed.com/tylerkingkade/…

Report Finds No Challenge for City in Plan for Diverse Schools nytimes.com/2017/06/28/nyr…

Fidget spinners, the latest distraction craze, explained vox.com/science-and-he…

AM News: Grading State ESSA Plans, Health Care Impact, & More

New Mexico education plan best in the nation abqjournal.com/1024507 #abq via @ABQJournal

Tennessee’s ESSA plan gets solid marks in independent review chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2017/…

Review: Michigan’s education plan lacks clarity detne.ws/2thwtIh via @detroitnews

Connecticut’s new education plan gets mixed review ctpost.com/local/article/… via @connpost

Dem Senators Slam Betsy DeVos For Civil Rights Enforcement Cuts buzzfeed.com/dominicholden/…

Oregon Senators Call Out U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for Refusing to Stand Up for LGBT Students wweek.com/news/state/201…

How a High School Gets Students to Graduation, Against Many Odds wnyc.org/story/how-nyc-…

Seattle Public Schools responds to NAACP’s ethnic studies proposal with one of its own seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

GOP health-care bill could strip public schools of billions for special education washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Supreme Court rules for churches in two more public funding cases usat.ly/2tVkmi1 via @USATODAY

New York’s Top Court Narrows Suit Seeking More Money for Schools nytimes.com/2017/06/27/nyr…

Child Care Centers Often Don't Hire The Most Qualified Teachers, Study Shows npr.org/2017/06/28/534…

Study: Black girls viewed as ‘less innocent’ than white girls washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Impasse declared in Denver teacher contract negotiations, prompting criticism from union chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

Pressure Mounts on School District to Prove It Didn't Cheat on Graduation Rates blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric…

Voucher students caught up with public-school peers after 3 years, study finds nola.com/education/inde…

What Happened to Amazon Inspire, the Tech Giant’s Education Marketplace? EdSurge News edsurge.com/news/2017-06-2… #edtech via @EdSurge

AM News: ESSA Plans, Voucher News, & Minority Parent Poll Results

ESSA

Education Plans Lack Clarity on Disadvantaged Students, Worst Schools | Education News | US News usnews.com/news/education…

Review of ESSA Plans Rates States Strong on Accountability, Weak on Counting All Kids the74million.org/article/exclus…

Smarter Balanced comes up short on interim exams cabinetreport.com/curriculum-ins…

How important will education policy be in Florida's 2018 election cycle? tampabay.com/blogs/gradeboo… via @TB_Times

VOUCHERS

New studies find school voucher recipients in IN and LA first lose academic ground, later catch up to peers washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

Supreme Court Playground Ruling Feeds School Voucher Debate | Political News | US News usnews.com/news/politics/

Today in school vouchers: One Supreme Court case and two new studies you should know about chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

MISC

Black and Latino parents cite funding disparities and racism as top contributors to educational inequity educationdive.com/news/9-out-of-…

Why Some Of D.C.'s Leading Men Of Color Are Heading Back To Preschool | WAMU wamu.org/story/17/06/26…

'POV' Looks at a Student Who Escapes Syria's Strife for Los Angeles blogs.edweek.org/edweek/educati

How Silicon Valley Pushed Coding Into American Classrooms nytimes.com/2017/06/27/tec… [ See also Silicon Valley Billionaires Want to Replace Teachers with Technology http://ow.ly/4tr730cVwvh at Alternet]

Every Senior Applied To College At This Washington, D.C., High School npr.org/2017/06/26/534…

AM News: Monday Mashup

Jane Sanders Lawyers Up politi.co/2sw5GHt via Politico

Cuomo: NY lawmakers should return to cut deal on NYC schools chron.com/news/article/D… via @HoustonChron

Does It Matter Who Runs New York City’s Schools? nytimes.com/2017/06/23/nyr…

NYC charter school power could grow if mayoral control expires nydn.us/2rPmBSQ

Schools Let Students Take Laptops Home In Hopes Of Curbing 'Summer Slide' npr.org/sections/allte…

Poll: President Trump Voters Oppose His Education Agenda | Education News | US News ow.ly/Cijc30cToYq

Inside Connecticut's Education-Funding Turmoil theatlantic.com/education/arch…

School Vouchers Get A New Report Card npr.org/sections/ed/20…

These Teachers Are Learning Gun Skills To Protect Students, They Say npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Teachers Union Merger Could Give Educators a Leg Up in Negotiations chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/06/23/tea…

Nearly 850 employees in Md. school system on leave this year as child abuse investigations soar washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

White, wealthy communities are forming their own school districts  feedproxy.google.com/~r/NewshourHea…

Do charters or traditional schools have it worse? A new study says both latimes.com/local/educatio…

Elusive goal? State wants 90% of students proficient in reading, math by 2032 fw.to/Sxk9MmQ

A Battle Over Prayer in Schools Tests Canada’s Multiculturalism nytimes.com/2017/06/25/wor…

Millburn Parents Angry, Dismayed at Blackface Incident in Elementary School villagegreennj.com/schools-kids/m… via @race/related

AM News: Teacher Mentors, Diverse Schools, Charter>Mayoral Control In NYC

Mentors for New Teachers Found to Boost Student Achievement—by a Lot - Teaching Now - Education Week Teacher ow.ly/6jzC30cPUUO

Charter sector secures win in Albany, clearing a path for deal on mayoral control - POLITICO nzzl.us/0C8s1eG via @nuzzel

In ethnically-diverse schools, students report less loneliness & bullying : study scpr.org/news/2017/06/2…

Louisiana Is First State To Ban Public Colleges From Asking About Criminal History npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Hearing set on fate of board member who insulted Obamas wsj.com/articles/AP214… via @WSJ

Illinois Experiments With High Schools Of The Future wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

ESSA Plans Under Official and Unofficial Review realcleareducation.com/articles/2017/…

New study reveals cities where low-income students are doing best hechingerreport.org/new-study-reve…

How It All Turned Out: A Kindergarten Story, 13 Years Later npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Boys wear skirts to protest school's anti-shorts policy amid heat wave huffingtonpost.com/entry/boys-wea

AM News: Federal Confusion, District Secession, Mayoral Control

THE FEDS

CA, like others, waiting for more from feds on ESSA plans cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

Ed. Dept. Budget Plan Hammered by Both Sides in Congress edweek.org/ew/articles/20… via @educationweek

Ex-lobbyists swarm Trump administration, despite 'drain the swamp' pledge usat.ly/2tub8Jx via @USATODAY

POVERTY & FUNDING

Norway and Sweden spent nearly 2% of their GDP on early education. America? 0.3% blogs.edweek.org/edweek/early_y… From @casamuels via

Where Poor Students Are Top of the Class | Education News | US News usnews.com/news/education…

MAYORAL CONTROL

What if Mayor’s School Control Lapses? A 2009 Episode Offers Clues - The New York Times ow.ly/nFjV30cNSPl

State lawmakers end session without passing mayoral control. Where does that leave us? nzzl.us/DE69M6k

DISTRICT SECESSION

New report blasts CO for allowing districts to net more school funding by breaking away from larger districts chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

'School secession is cementing segregation and exacerbating inequities in public education.' ckbe.at/2tNQraM

Fairfax schools brace for bigger class sizes, new student fees amid budget woes washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

New discipline policy means more flexibility for schools cabinetreport.com/curriculum-ins

Charter school denies homeless kids entry due to uniforms: report nola.com/education/inde…

Fariña wants to help NYC teachers get better at teaching. But some of her own reforms are getting in the way chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

KICKERS

School's Out, But That Doesn't Mean Free Lunches Are Off The Table kut.org/post/schools-o…

Forget fidget spinners, it's the toothpick crossbow that is worrying parents - The Guardian nzzl.us/QIBbU3z via @nuzzel

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

 

AM News: NYC In The Spotlight, Gun Violence & Kids, Dollars For DeVos

ALL EYES ON NYC

When the School Building Itself Is a Barrier to Equal Education wnyc.org/story/when-sch…

From power to paperwork: New York City principals adjust to a reined-in role under Carmen Fariña chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

Two Days Left, and Still No Vote on Who Will Control NYC Schools wnyc.org/story/who-will…

N.Y. school officials propose changes to academic standards wsj.com/articles/new-y… via @WSJ

OTHER DISTRICTS

Four school board members in Pr. George’s County allege fraud in graduation rates washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

Dallas Schools, Long Segregated, Charge Forward on Diversity - New York Times nzzl.us/cN9wMfg

Philadelphia teachers vote to approve tentative contract abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/p…

Los Angeles School Board Bars Charter Schools From Being Included in New Unified Enrollment System the74million.org/article/los-an…

New LA school board member says his election was not about ‘the proliferation of charters’ edsource.org/2017/new-la-sc…

Threats, attacks and thrown chairs: DPS fields concerns about effort to reduce early childhood suspensions chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

GUN VIOLENCE

Study: Shootings Kill Or Injure 19 US Children Each Day wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Guns are now the third leading cause of death for U.S. children newsweek.com/guns-kids-thir…

Two girls, 7 and 13, shot at Far South Side school end-of-year picnic chicago.suntimes.com/news/two-child…

PEOPLE

"DeVos has taken over as Senate Democrats’ top online bogeyman" [and lead fundraiser], reports Politico ow.ly/mf1930cIveH

Bror Saxberg, All-Star Learning Scientist, Joins Chan Zuckerberg Initiative the74million.org/article/bror-s…

At Furr High School, Educators ‘Escape the Interview’ houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/…

LGBT advocates at private colleges vow to stand strong after DeVos wavers on protections usat.ly/2s22GCp via @USATODAYcollege

Here are the only 15 Congressional districts in the US where more than half of voters have college degrees ow.ly/9cEU30cIvyo

AM News: Worksite Charters, Dallas Diversity, & DACA Reprieve - For Now

Dreamers’ to Stay in U.S. for Now, but Long-Term Fate Is Unclear - The New York Times ow.ly/dL0T30cHUaF

States test worksite charter schools for company kids abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/s…

D.C. schools leader prepares to release systemwide plan for improvement washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Dallas Schools, Long Segregated, Charge Forward on Diversity, via @nytimes t.co/ddcBrn1LPm

Connecticut magnet school strikes agreement with China abcnews.go.com/International/…

Bill to lengthen probation for CA teachers clears first hurdle dailynews.com/government-and…

Teacher shortage restricts training of new instructors cabinetreport.com/human-resource…

Video as visa: Seattle school livestreams graduation for students with family overseas seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

Philadelphia teachers, district reach tentative contract hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

A School That Provides The One Constant In Homeless Children's Lives npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Dr. Dre Pledges $10 Million Donation To Compton High School huffingtonpost.com/2017/06/16/dr-

A teacher's decision to be 'visibly queer' in his photo with President Trump washingtonpost.com/news/education…

AM News: DACA Decision, Charter Funding, & More Friday #Ednews

DACA, LGBTQ, CIVIL RIGHTS

Trump Will Allow ‘Dreamers’ to Stay in U.S., Reversing Campaign Promise - The New York Times ow.ly/cCGZ30cEbzH

The Education Department Quietly Invited Anti-LGBT Groups To A Father's Day Event buzzfeed.com/mollyhensleycl…

Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Civil Rights Efforts Across Federal Government - ProPublica nzzl.us/vBMUKTO

CHARTERS

As Charter Fans Fret About Trump’s Support, Leaders Warn Funding Boost Not a Done Deal the74million.org/article/as-cha…

New charter study links structure and success chicago.suntimes.com/politics/new-c…

Florida charter schools: Here's what will change under education overhaul fw.to/IeVTeqB

SPENDING

Per-Pupil Spending Rose 3.5% in 2015; Same-Year NAEP Scores Dropped the74million.org/article/new-ce…

U.S. pre-K enrollment falls behind European countries :: SI&A Cabinet Report ow.ly/5jh330cDoV4

Kansas governor signs school funding bill; court review next abcnews.go.com/xmldata/story?

MISC

Nevada’s new education plan gets mixed review from the feds lvrj.com/post/1102548 via @reviewjournal

Connecticut Bill Would Force Fee Disclosures for Teacher Retirement Plans nytimes.com/2017/06/15/you…

Bezos Offers a Hint of His Philanthropic Plans - The New York Times ow.ly/rkw030cEdRP

College is a leap of faith - and funds - for first-generation students | APM Reports ow.ly/2Z0V30cEccp

KICKERS

Graduating senior refused to read speech written by administrators, so they withheld his diploma nzzl.us/9xeNcrv 

2 Escaped Boko Haram Victims Graduate From High School huffingtonpost.com/2017/06/15/bok

AM News: DeVos Delays Predatory For-Profit Rules

DEVOS

Betsy DeVos delays 2 Obama-era rules designed to protect students from predatory for-profit colleges washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sh…

Betsy DeVos Is Halting Protections For For-Profit College Students buzzfeed.com/mollyhensleycl…

How Betsy DeVos Could Break Up The Charter School Coalition buzzfeed.com/mollyhensleycl…

U.S. Halts New Rules Aimed at Abuses by For-Profit Colleges nytimes.com/2017/06/14/bus…

STATE & LOCAL

Gov. Brown, Democrats to require school districts to give greater access to unions edsource.org/2017/gov-brown…

How a youth-counseling program is helping rewrite Chicago's violent narrative, by @ulrichboser theatlantic.com/education/arch…

More buses for Seattle Public Schools to support new start times kuow.org/post/more-buse…

School board extends Supt. King's contract in current majority's final days latimes.com/local/educatio…

How generous private donations have created a tale of two pre-Ks in Detroit chalkbeat.org/posts/detroit/

Pennsylvania senator wants failing students out of cyber charter schools fw.to/eV7n0VD

With grant, Seattle schools to change start times again — for the better seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

Maryland school gives away more than 2,000 books to spur summer reading washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

NATIONAL

Poor Students Face Digital Divide in How Teachers Learn to Use Tech - EdWeek edwk.it/2sBxg6X

Transgender Teachers Talk About Their Experiences At School npr.org/sections/ed/20…

AM News: DeVos Addresses Charter Conference, LA Makes Key Decisions

DEVOS

DeVos Delivers Tough Love to Charter School Advocates | Education News | US News usnews.com/news/education…

DeVos says some charter school ‘reformers’ have become ‘just another breed of bureaucrats’ edsource.org/2017/devos-say…

DeVos Urges Charter Advocates to Embrace Wider View of School Choice, Warns Them Not to Become ‘The Man’ the74million.org/article/devos-…

DeVos Warns Charter Schools Against Becoming 'The Man' - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/7OLN30cyQMg

DeVos to charter school leaders: Your schools 'are not the one cure-all' chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

DeVos on LGBT criticism: I'll pursue discrimination 'in any form' https://usat.ly/2skFDDp via @usatoday

Charter School Founded by DeVos Family Reflects National Tensions https://nyti.ms/2sngyYu

LOS ANGELES

LAUSD board adds two more years to Superintendent Michelle King's contract scpr.org/news/2017/06/1…

L.A. Unified moves closer to a unified enrollment system - LA Times ow.ly/jJY930cA9vV

In a city of charters, the LA school district runs many of them | EdSource http://ow.ly/zcZA30cAbog

TIDBITS

Report Identifies America’s Best Charter Schools, Where Over 100,000 Kids Are Shown to Be Months Ahead of Peers the74million.org/article/report…

Washington state ranks high in effectively identifying homeless students seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

Parents outraged after pro-Trump messages were edited out of this Colo. high school’s yearbooks denverpost.com/2017/06/14/don…

Schools seek the boost from a monkey-bars break, by expanding recess wsj.com/articles/a-fav… via @WSJ

AM News: NY Shortens Testing, Study Measures Charter Network Impacts

NY is cutting Common Core testing from 6 days to 4 days on.rocne.ws/2tdn7dz via @DandC

In NY, math and English tests will be cut by one day each chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

What Defines a Segregated School? Debate Over Connecticut Integration Policy Heading to Court the74million.org/article/what-d…

Charter schools see opportunity with Republicans in power: lobbying group reut.rs/2teoZTl via @Reuters

New national study looks at how charter networks measure up, from KIPP to K12 chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

Atlanta school plan could transform city — or leave families stranded myajc.com/news/local-edu…

Supporters Rally for Ossining High School Student Detained by ICE wnyc.org/story/supporte… via @WNYC

Ohio board to online charter school: Pay back disputed $60M hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

New Mexico lawsuit puts state education system on trial abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

What Washington can learn from Oregon on K-12 spending seattletimes.com/opinion/what-w…

Trump’s Labor secretary pans Rahm Emanuel’s graduation plan chicago.suntimes.com/news/trump-lab…

Why America Keeps Criminalizing Autistic Children psmag.com/education/amer… via @PacificStand

AM News: Monday Morning #EdNews

Charter school union votes to join CTU; Chicago union to vote in fall bit.ly/2snrSEu via @Suntimes

Jessica Tang quietly makes history with Boston Teachers Union election. bos.gl/QPcK6zi

New York poised to shorten grades 3-8 math and English tests by one day each chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

CPS to build new high school in Englewood, close four others bit.ly/2sKqj0R via @Suntimes

Veteran School Choice Champion Is Top Pick for Key Policy Job at Ed. Dept. edwk.it/2r9PkS1 #edpolitics

How States Are Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act: Inside Oklahoma & South Dakota’s Plans the74million.org/article/how-st…

Can they unplug? A school principal will pay students to forgo screen time this summer. washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

Little Rock officials push to regain school district control abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/r…

Unionized charter teachers vote to merge with Chicago Teachers Union fw.to/uDc9KPg

DeVos is Questioned About Campaign to Influence Climate Change Education pbs.org/wgbh/frontline… via @frontlinepbs

An elite CA university that's a haven for Latinos - LA Times ow.ly/BpM830cvYix

 

AM News: De Blasio Integration Plan Rolled Out, Plus Lots More Friday #EdNews

NYC INTEGRATION PLAN

Digging into details of mayor’s diversity plan, critics see easy goals and iffy approaches chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

De Blasio Won’t Call New York Schools ‘Segregated’ but Defends His Diversity Plan nytimes.com/2017/06/08/nyr…

Grilled by reporters, de Blasio says he wants to ‘level with the people’ about school integration chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

A Manhattan District Where School Choice Amounts to Segregation, via @nytimes.

BEST OF THE REST

Welcome to Chicago's Refugee High | Chicago magazine ow.ly/mRyL30cru2h

CA Advocates of 3-year teacher tenure face big decision edsource.org/2017/advocates…

Amid ESSA Backlash, New Mexico's Controversial Education Secretary Quits blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e

How Schools, Parents And Organizations Are Trying To Close The Achievement Gap the1a.org/shows/2017-06-…

Science Teachers Are Getting Packages With Misinformation About Climate Change buzzfeed.com/zahrahirji/cli… via @BuzzFeed

Nick Melvoin has a lot of ideas for L.A.'s schools fw.to/AOnNaLJ

Governor may stick it to Rahm by favoring Karen Lewis on the elected school board issue| Chicago Reader ow.ly/vP4230cqlJY

DeVos Says More Money Won't Help Schools; Research Says Otherwise npr.org/sections/ed/20…

DeVos on Obama’s ‘Race to the Top’ Program: ‘We’ve Seen That Movie cnsnews.com/news/article/n…

Board members want a local schools chief to apologize for graduation incidents washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

'It's not about politics': 5 years in, education supe takes stock nola.com/education/inde…

However well black students perform, teachers still think they're struggling huffingtonpost.com/entry/teacher-… via @blackvoices

Almost All Students Handcuffed in New York Public Schools are Black or Latinx sumo.ly/B0nJ via @Latina

AM News: #EdNews To Read Before Comey Hearing Starts

Trump Appointee In Office Overseeing Sex Ed Programs Is A Major Abstinence Advocate huffingtonpost.com/2017/06/07/val

ProPublica collected 349 disclosure forms detailing Trump administration officials’ financial holdings. projects.propublica.org/graphics/trump…

In Ohio, suburban school districts close themselves off from city students, study finds chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/

This 18-year-old, recent HS graduate is hoping to unseat a Denver school board incumbent bit.ly/2szxqca

Education Budget Hearing Highlights Gulf Between GOP and Trump | Education News | US News usnews.com/news/education…

Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Team Up to Support #PersonalizedLearning blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Digital…

Charter school segregation lawsuit goes to U.S. appeals court nola.com/education/inde…

Texas Teacher Who Gave Student ‘Most Likely to Become a Terrorist’ Award Is Out of a Job nytimes.com/2017/06/07/us/…

Fired New Orleans principal says he is not a white supremacist nola.com/education/inde…

Michelle Obama reminds tech industry -- again -- girls can code cnet.co/2s1S0oS via @CNET

Two honor roll students fatally shot in Maryland on eve of high school graduation wapo.st/2r18cl5?tid=ss…

AM News: DeVos Budget Testimony, NYC Diversity Plan, & More #EdNews

DEVOS APPEARANCE

DeVos questioned on discrimination protections in private schools wapo.st/2qYySbe

Senators Hammer at DeVos on Planned Budget Cuts, Proposed Vouchers blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

DeVos non-committal on private school LGBT discrimination abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

DeVos Says IDEA, Other Federal Laws Apply to Private Voucher Schools, but No Pledge on LGBT @The74 bit.ly/2sdPM56

DeVos grilled on protecting LGBT students from discrimination usat.ly/2rQvb6H via @USATODAY

Betsy DeVos testifies on the education budget to.pbs.org/2seDqdj

DeVos: It Is Not The Education Department's Job To Protect LGBTQ Students huffingtonpost.com/2017/06/06/bet…

Betsy DeVos is 'peripherally aware' that people don't like her fw.to/G1L3HLE

DeVos says school spending and student outcomes aren’t related, but recent research suggests otherwise chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

Betsy DeVos wavers on private schools' ability to discriminate against LGBTQ students twitter.com/i/moments/8721…

In States' Private-School Vouchers, Few Safeguards Against Discrimination edweek.org/ew/articles/20… via @educationweek

BIG CITIES

Long-Awaited Plan for Integrating NYC Schools Proves Mostly Small-Bore nytimes.com/2017/06/06/nyr…

ACT Scores Go Missing in Los Angeles, Leaving About 125 Students in Limbo wsj.com/articles/act-s… via @WSJ

Why Boston Is Paying Ex-Gang Members $400 A Week To Go To College citylab.com/crime/2017/06/

NOT DEVOS

Education Philanthropist Helps Students Excel - Wall Street Journal nzzl.us/9yNsfqt

Working Mom Makes Awesome Edits To Daughter's Sexist Homework | HuffPost ow.ly/Hnf830cn040

Names & Financial Disclosures of Education Officials (Goad, Toner, Lee) via ProPublica ow.ly/fnB830cmbs9

An uncertain future: Higher Education Seeks Answers to Leaner Years nytimes.com/2017/06/07/edu…

Kids Are Quoting Trump To Bully Their Classmates And Teachers Don’t Know What To Do About It buzzfeed.com/albertsamaha/k…

 

AM News: DeVos At White House Then Senate, Billionaires "Remaking" Schools, & Latest Superintendent Trend (Insiders)

ALL THINGS DEVOS

DeVos Returns to the Senate: 6 Education Issues She’s Sure to Face During Tuesday’s Testimony the74million.org/article/devos-…

DeVos Appoints First Amendment Advocate to Key Position ihenow.com/2sbHScG

Private schools face uphill battle for federal aid detne.ws/2sLQkfn via @detroitnews

What was she doing at the White House yesterday?

NATIONAL

National Democrats making modest investment in South Carolina race to succeed Mick Mulvaney postandcourier.com/news/national-… via @postandcourier

Many colleges fail to improve students’ critical-thinking skills wsj.com/articles/exclu… via @WSJ

NEW HIGH COURT CHALLENGE TO LABOR UNIONS FOLLOWS 4-4 SPLIT - News from The Associated Press ow.ly/aVih30cmavm

Education Disrupted: The Silicon Valley Billionaires Remaking America’s Schools nytimes.com/2017/06/06/tec…

BIG CITIES

Oakland is the latest big district turning to an insider to head schools edsource.org/2017/oakland-i…

Gentrification is changing Denver’s schools. This initiative aims to do something about it. chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

In Ohio, suburban school districts close themselves off from city students, study finds chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

In Baltimore, the joy and relief of making it through high school alive wapo.st/2qRKdVD?tid=ss…

Baltimore Teachers Union files second grievance over layoffs fw.to/mxpuV2E

'Nowhere to go but up': A Watts elementary school transforms scpr.org/news/2017/06/0…

IMMIGRATION, SEGREGATION, RACISM

NYC to Release Long-Awaited Plan Addressing School Segregation wnyc.org/story/new-york…

An L.A. high school poet finds her voice in an age of uncertainty latimes.com/local/educatio…

Nebraska school district helps refugee students with trauma abcnews.go.com/International/…

AM News: Military Vouchers, DeVos Sighting, & Deported Parents

MILITARY VOUCHERS

As Trump pushes school choice, Heritage wants to let 800K military kids use public dollars for private education washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Proposal To Award School Choice To Military Children dailycaller.com/2017/06/02/pro… via @DailyCaller

 

DEVOS

DeVos Visits Science Fair, Refuses To Talk About Climate Science huffingtonpost.com/2017/06/02/bet

DeVos Cites District of Columbia in Defending Trump's Push for School Choice blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig

Indy's Al Hubbard Bows Out Of Consideration For No. 2 U.S. Education Job wfyi.org/news/articles/…

Is Treasury best suited to handle student financial aid? wapo.st/2qOsKxi?tid=ss…

TEACHERS

Climate Science Meets a Stubborn Obstacle: Students nytimes.com/2017/06/04/us/…

 More teachers turning to nonprofits for innovative science lessons edsource.org/2017/more-teac…

IMMIGRATION, RACE, & DIVERSITY

After their mother was deported to Mexico, the Marin siblings faced an impossible choice: Stay or go. blgwd.us/2rKCFZC

Can a Pre-K Boom in D.C. Help to End School Segregation? ow.ly/ndHr30cjh84

A new mega-study on community schools and an award for NYC chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

Michael Brown's Mom And Sister Graduate From High School On The Same Day huffingtonpost.com/2017/06/02/mic

KICKER

At $75,560, housing a prisoner in California now costs more than a year at Harvard - LA Times ow.ly/7C4T30cjeaT

 

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AM News: Temp Credential Spike, Unusual DeVos Hires, Classroom Facial Recognition, Spelling Bee, & More

Number of Calif. Educators With Temp Credentials Doubled in Four Years blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher

Some Hires by Betsy DeVos Are a Stark Departure From Her Reputation nytimes.com/2017/06/02/us/…

Teachers are using facial recognition to see if students are paying attention on.mash.to/2rnDQeu

White House orders agencies to ignore Democrats’ oversight requests politi.co/2qHTYpM via @burgessev & @jdawsey1

For First Time In Four Years, Solo Speller Claims National Bee Crown npr.org/sections/thetw…

St. Paul NAACP enters fray in teacher's court case over being targeted - StarTribune.com ow.ly/ReeT30cesPw

3 Things To Know About Illinois’ Proposed Overhaul Of School Funding wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Black and Latino parents believe racial disparities persist in public education, poll finds laschoolreport.com/black-and-lati…

Federal Judge Delays Mostly White Alabama Town's School Secession Plan blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric

Park Slope Families Accuse DOE Of 'Red-Baiting' As Principal Probe Escalates gothamist.com/2017/06/01/par…

Overlap of Prom and Ramadan Sparks Debate at Brooklyn Tech wnyc.org/story/overlap-…

John Legend Forks Over $5,000 to Help Pay Lunch Bill Debts for Seattle Public School Students the74million.org/article/john-l…

AM News: States' Funding Failures, District Secessions, Warren Watches DeVos, & More

New Study Finds States Fail to Deliver on Title I Promise of Extra Funding for Low-Income Students the74million.org/article/new-st…

The Quiet Wave of School District Secessions | Education News | US News http://ow.ly/IT3Q30cdVKk

English Learners Were Hurt The Most When Texas Limited Special Education npr.org/sections/ed/20

Elizabeth Warren launches 'DeVos Watch' to keep eye on education secretary s.masslive.com/ylKqUBY

Democratic Senators Tag-Team Betsy DeVos Over Ethics Concerns blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Warren Launches 'DeVos Watch' in Bid to Make Education 'Corruption-Free' | Common Dreams ow.ly/SqdJ30cdTy9

Elizabeth Warren Monitoring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Online ow.ly/FivP30cdPtj #DeVosWatch

Most Americans want to see more school integration as Trump destroys existing efforts huffingtonpost.com/entry/school-i… via @HuffPostPol

Increasing Salaries So Teachers Don't Have To Become Principals npr.org/sections/ed/20…

College Student Stages Mock Graduation On Subway As Delays Put Actual Commencement Out Of Reach: Gothamist ow.ly/mu6V30cdUTo

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