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AM News: Bush Summit, Transition Tremors, Seattle Layoffs, & More

SUMMIT

Education Summit Lifts Up State's Role in Education - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/FUC6306K8Au

Jeb Bush Calls for ‘Earthquake’ in Federal Education Funding and Policy Under GOP Control  the74million.org/article/jeb-bu…

TRANSITION

Meet the NC congresswoman poised to tear up Obama's education legacy - POLITICO pllqt.it/0S9l0O

How Trump and Senate Republicans Can Bypass Democrats on School-Choice Initiatives – Medium  ow.ly/F0Kv306K8Xs

Betsy Devos, Trump’s EdSec Pick, Promoted Virtual Schools Despite Dismal Results  the74million.org/article/betsy-…

MISC

Virginia Board of Education member resigns after vulgar tweets surface  washingtonpost.com/news/education…
 
Seattle schools project $74 million shortfall next year, could mean teacher layoffs  seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

Mass. Commissioner Moves to Keep Using Test Scores to Evaluate Teachers  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Teacher shortage in Colorado is worsening, according to state report  denverpost.com/2016/12/01/col…

Microsoft anti-trust suit still buying hi-tech tools for schools, 13 years later cabinetreport.com/budget-finance…

Funding OR's Measure 98 opb.org/radio/programs…

Feds: Fatal wreck shows need for seat belts on school buses hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

The Latest: Mom grabs gun after boy fires shot in Utah classroom hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

AM News: CA Teacher Shortage*, DeVos Funds Confirmation Senators, & More

SHORTAGES* IN CA

California teacher shortage* worsens, especially in cities - SFGate ow.ly/iial306HY3v

Most California schools report trouble finding qualified teachers | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/bKCv306HY12
 
State’s teacher shortage* hitting ‘alarming rates’ for 2016-17, new survey says | EdSource  ow.ly/Nq0Y306HXXs
 
UNCERTIFIEDS VS. SUBS
 
Are uncertified teachers better than substitutes? Nevada going to find out - The Hechinger Report  ow.ly/Myi6306HUbO
 
California faces a looming teacher shortage, and the problem is getting worse - LA Times  ow.ly/y5rm306HT4N
 
Las Vegas District Hires Uncertified Teachers Amid Shortage - The Atlantic ow.ly/SW5r306HTSF
 
TRANSITION
 
See Betsy DeVos' Donations to Senators Who Will Oversee Her Confirmation  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…
 
CTU President Karen Lewis Calls for Fewer Charters, More Revenue | Chicago Tonight | WTTW  ow.ly/Uwbi306HUeF
 
AFT has already endorsed Ellison for DNC chair - POLITICO ow.ly/RZM3306HTXB
 
Swastika drawn on restroom wall in Maryland high school washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
MISC
 
Former Teacher Indicted After Video Shows Girl Being Dragged By Hair  huffingtonpost.com/2016/11/30/mis…
 
NYC Council: Open Rikers Island Schools for Public Review wnyc.org/story/nyc-coun…
 
Use of Pepper Spray in Rikers Island Classrooms Sparks Concerns - WSJ ow.ly/Y0Dd306HQQm
 
Utah denies it has anti-gay school laws hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…
 
A Woman Sees Education as a Path to a Better Life for Her Daughter - The New York Times  ow.ly/gwbq306HTUA
 

AM News: State Delays ESSA Plan, For-Profits Rebound, & More

Washington State to delay submission of plan for Every Student Succeeds Act seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

Indiana Considers Pausing School Accountability Penalties—Again blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

After nearing collapse under Obama, for-profit colleges see Trump as chance for a rebound - AP apne.ws/2gFJGCx

National Advocacy Group Launches Charter School Legal Defense Fund - EdWeek  ow.ly/o6Gm306DkBJ

With new $1-million settlement in sex abuse case, L.A. Unified's payouts continue to climb  latimes.com/local/educatio…

The long and short of Gary Cohn, Washington’s new Superintendent of the Year seattletimes.com/education-lab/

Early learning program emphasizes teaching moments are everywhere, even in the syrup kuow.org/post/early-lea…

In New Orleans, A School That Refuses To Allow Its Students To Fail huffingtonpost.com/2016/11/29/new…

New Orleans High School Turbocharges Restorative Justice hechingerreport.org/new-orleans-hi…

 

AM News: TIMSS, Transition, LAUSD Grad Rate Audit

TIMSS
 
U.S. students still lag many Asian peers on international math and science exam  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
US students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science - AP ow.ly/IVWC306CR7a
 
International test shows slight progress in math, science edsource.org/2016/internati…
 
This Muslim teen has her own way to protest the election - winning robotics competitions  latimes.com/local/educatio…
 
TRANSITION
 
In Pence, Trump finds school choice advocate ow.ly/gJtc306CRu7
 
Final ESSA Accountability Rules Boost State Flexibility in Key Areas  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…
 
Feds Give States More Time to Bolster Struggling Schools abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…
 
School Vouchers Vs. School Finance Reform: A 2017 Legislative Preview | KUT Austin ow.ly/uDm7306CRvH
 
SCHOOLS & DISTRICTS
 
Federal officials audit California’s rising high school graduation rates | 89.3 KPCC  ow.ly/eqgw306AOUU
 
Research Shows Some North Carolina Charters Are Making Segregation Worse  the74million.org/article/the-ne…
 
NYC Proposal Frames School Segregation as a Human Rights Issue wnyc.org/story/nyc-city…
 
How one St. Paul elementary school is building a trauma-informed learning environment minnpost.com/education/2016…
 
Should entire Thanksgiving week be a school holiday? Some schools find it's a cost-saving move  scpr.org/news/2016/11/2…
 
Special Education Focus Of Chicago Schools Budget Hearings wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…
 

AM News: Almost-Secretary Falwell, Chicago Charter Crunch, Plus Teacher Adele

TRANSITION

Obama's agencies push flurry of 'midnight' actions [including education] - POLITICO  ow.ly/KRTs306A4D9

AP: Falwell Jr. says Trump offered him education secretary job ow.ly/hWRY306A4QD

Trump could open door to expanding D.C. school voucher program, advocates say  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Trump’s Election? Some Students Are Too Busy to Worry nytimes.com/2016/11/23/nyr…

School District Asks Police to Investigate Swastika Graffiti abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/s…

The push for positive school climate bumps up against Trump rhetoric edsource.org/2016/the-push-…

POLITICS
 
Pivoting toward 2018, MA Dems eye Baker challenge - News - southcoasttoday.com ow.ly/ia23306Ahdt

At least $1 million in costs to reach new Chicago teachers contract | Chicago Sun-Times  ow.ly/KNNA306A4tq

How a former nun made millions by training teachers Newshour…

KIDS & SCHOOLS

One South Bronx Teen Looks to College As Ladder Up, and Out wnyc.org/story/south-br…

Students Complained About Chattanooga Bus Driver's Actions Before Deadly Crash - BuzzFeed News pllqt.it/Vc5qpE

Adele set to work as a TEACHER she heads back to her old school after world tour - Mirror Online  ow.ly/bwWc306AatA

AM News: Two EdSec Contenders, Tolerance, Bus Crash, & More

TRANSITION

Education Secretary: Rhee vs. DeVos? What We Know About the Finalists (and 3 Other Wild Cards)  the74million.org/article/educat…

Trump’s Search For Education Secretary Narrows To Two Candidates buzzfeed.com/mollyhensleycl…

Where Donald Trump Stands on School Choice, Student Debt and Common Core nytimes.com/2016/11/21/us/…

Jeff Sessions impact on school segregation in Alabama nyti.ms/2fyPqMV

What the Republican Victory at the State Level Means for Education - The Atlantic ow.ly/Mlrv306oa4r

DISTRICTS

Ivanka Trump Visits Success Academy Day After Eva Moskowitz Says No to Ed Secretary Job  the74million.org/article/ivanka…

Antwan Wilson, schools chief in Oakland, Calif., expected to be nominated for D.C. schools chancellor  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Bowser Picks Head Of Oakland Schools To Take Reins Of D.C. Public Schools wamu.org/news/16/11/22/…

TOLERANCE

Post-Election Bullying In Schools opb.org/radio/programs…

New Mexico schools aim to ease immigrant student nerves cabinetreport.com/human-resource…

Schools increasingly seek out tolerance workshops post-election scpr.org/news/2016/11/2…

BUS CRASH

Bus driver being charged in deadly Tenn. bus crash ow.ly/UeC4306pGjW

The Latest: Bus driver arrested in fatal school bus crash hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

MISC

Hard times for Kansas and its schools as economic 'experiment' creates gaping budget hole  latimes.com/local/educatio…

New study shows variety in teachers’ influences on kids’ futures, and how poorly we measure that  hechingerreport.org/new-study-show…

With CPS contract cap, only 1 charter school pursuing plan to open new site - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/UYql306pEMR

Education Secretary calls on all states to abandon corporal punishment - The Washington Post  ow.ly/oOYm306pEaj

Obama Administration Calls On Schools To Stop Abusing Kids huffingtonpost.com/2016/11/21/cor…

AM News: Transition News, Muslim-American Teachers, & More

TRUMP TRANSITION
 
On Sat, Michelle Rhee met with Donald Trump. - LA Times pllqt.it/LTIGY4
 
Trump school voucher plan comes against backdrop of opposition in California edsource.org/2016/trump-sch…
 
At Iowa High School, Election Results Kindle Tensions and Protests - The New York Times  ow.ly/cBtZ306nfQW
 
U.S. education secretary urges focus on students amid Trump transition - Baltimore Sun  ow.ly/bkWX306nfJ2
 
Dear Students: A Letter from Your Muslim American Teacher | VICE ow.ly/jO4h306mhYz
 
DISTRICTS/SCHOOLS
 
Boosting Attendance In Preschool Can Start With A Knock On The Door npr.org/sections/ed/20…
 
D.C.’s public charter school system turned 20 this year. Now what? - The Washington Post  ow.ly/vJ62306nfMR
 
Ousted NC superintendent slams 33-year-old successor: WRAL.com ow.ly/ARH7306nixR
 
Tests show high lead levels in water at 60 Cleveland schools hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…
 
In Lower Manhattan, a Move to Integrate Some Schools Is Delayed nytimes.com/2016/11/19/nyr…
 
School Integration Proposal on Hold for Lower Manhattan wnyc.org/story/school-i…
 
City To Sell School Building, Then Pay Rent wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

AM News: States Lowered Teacher Prep Bar, Trump Trauma, & More

Teacher prep standards scaled back as shortage took hold cabinetreport.com/curriculum-ins…
 
A plan to fix Seattle student achievement gaps: teacher diversity, international schools seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…
 
Advocacy group warns fellow Democrats: Don't become Trump's education secretary  washingtonpost.com/news/education…
 
Trump's school choice expansion plan may face uphill battle | AP ow.ly/KST0306hz0R
 
Don’t give up on teaching, union president urges Miami's Community News ow.ly/fyQy306iGU7
 
Race-based St. Louis student transfer program could evolve with new criteria | St. Louis Public Radio ow.ly/h115306iH5m
 
Baltimore middle school teacher fired after racial tirade is captured on video  washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Mastery Charter Schools to pay $2,000 to settle city ethics complaint philly.com/philly/educati… via@phillydotcom

Educators grapple with post-election tensions USA Today ow.ly/Vjx6306iGkC

2 students, teacher reprimanded for Trump assassination skit hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

AM News: Schools Respond, Trump Transitions, & More

In Segregated Classrooms Students Struggle To Understand A Trump Victory hechingerreport.org/in-segregated-…

Flooded with questions after Trump win, Denver Public Schools produces immigration fact sheet  nzzl.us/oCKpA9W via @nuzzel

These educators aren’t tolerating racism in the classroom - Think Progress ow.ly/FWC6306groJ

Student wearing Trump hat, arguing with protesters, is punched, kicked to ground  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

At Post-Election ESSA Conference, State Leaders Barely Mention Trump blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

Sen. Patty Murray to Remain Top Democrat on Senate Education Committee  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

California teachers union loses seats to education change groups | The Sacramento Bee ow.ly/9pXT306grw3

Former D.C. schools chancellor violated ethics rules when asking for donations  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

With Trump's Victory, Friedrichs Likely Short-Lived - Teacher Beat - Education Week ow.ly/lbWW306h4JA

Moody’s calls Massachusetts voters rejection of charter school measure ‘credit positive’  bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/11/…

Education leaders contemplate what Trump presidency means for California education  edsource.org/2016/education…

Possible Ed Sec Pick, Moskowitz Meets With Trump realcleareducation.com/2016/11/17/pos…

A Lesson For Preschools: When It's Done Right, The Benefits Last npr.org/sections/ed/20…

K12 is female-dominated enterprise. So why are so few women in charge of school districts? edweek.org/ew/articles/20…

AM News: School Incidents, Trump Protests, Reality Checks, & More

Trump's school choice expansion plan may face uphill battle - AP http://ow.ly/pdi5306e6PB
 
Rash of racist school incidents demand administrators act quickly - Think Progress ow.ly/JIO5306e5Ba
 
 
LA School Board: If Trump administration asks for student data, district will resist scpr.org/news/2016/11/1…
 
How one Seattle high schooler helped organize an anti-Trump walkout kuow.org/post/how-one-s…
 
D.C. students walk out of class to protest Trump washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
School Removal of Obama Mural on Election Day Sparks Outcryabcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/s…
 
New policy on magnet schools aims to increase diversity in NC schools cabinetreport.com/human-resource…
 
Tougher Teacher-Prep Admissions Standards Called for in Report blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…
 
Seattle students join nationwide school walkout to protest Trump presidency kuow.org/post/seattle-s…
 
Utah high school stabbing victims all expected to survive hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…
 
NY school bus driver favored Trump supporters nola.com/education/inde…
 

AM News: Tuesday Morning Education News Roundup

Democrats split over how hard to push 'It's the Economy, Stupid’ - Las Vegas Sun News  ow.ly/JBbX306bG1q vs social issues

Virginia’s schools are growing more racially and economically segregated  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Tougher Times For Latino Students? History Says They've Never Had It Easy  npr.org/sections/ed/20…

The Real Threat to Common Core May Come Not From a Trump White House but From Many Statehouses the74million.org/article/the-re…

Parents furious after students shown image of Trump firing Obama  washingtonpost.com/news/education…
 
One Student's Quest to Avoid Fights at School  wnyc.org/story/learning…
 
Los Angeles students stage walkouts to protest President-elect Trump - LA Times  ow.ly/TiX3306bBPS
 
Teacher Absences Worse in Chicago's Poorest Schools | NBC Chicago ow.ly/YW1n306bBrc 
 
1 in 4 CPS teachers missed 10 or more days a year | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/gepe306bBn0
 
CPS trying to stanch rapid turnover of principals | Chicago Sun-Times pllqt.it/z4ay1s
 
'Invisible' Children: Raised In The U.S., Now Struggling In Mexico n.pr/2dZDINI

AM News: Monday Morning Roundup

Civics Game Advanced by Former Justice Is Classroom Hit - WSJ ow.ly/3uNy30693tm

What Passed, What Didn’t ow.ly/EDfA30688Sj [AL, AK, CA, GA, LA, ME, MA, OK, OR, SD]

After Question 2, what’s next for education reform? - The Boston Globe ow.ly/PDF030689Iy

In election’s wake, racist incidents have schools on edge washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

'Invisible' Children: Raised In The U.S., Now Struggling In Mexico npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Arne Duncan Pushes Employment To Counter Chicago's Violence wbur.org/onpoint/2016/1…

Balt City Schools suspended nearly 8,500 students last year — a 25% increase from the previous year. bsun.md/2epB70L

How schools are dealing with post-election fallout feedproxy.google.com/~r/NewshourHea…

Election day was a sweepstakes for schools across California latimes.com/local/educatio…

Chicago Chief to Meet Monthly With Black Student Protesters abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/p…

How Donald Trump's presidency will impact schools and education policy | Miami Herald ow.ly/UBld30693x2

On The Lesson Plan: Make Stuff. Fail. Learn While You're At It npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Trump just laid out a pretty radical student debt plan nzzl.us/PGYX7GK

AM News: Murky (Possibly Minor) Education Implications For Trump White House

Educators Brace for Change as Some Trump Policies Still Unclear - WSJ ow.ly/uw70306534n

Analysis: Trump’s ed policy murky at best cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

In short term at least, Trump presidency unlikely to disrupt California education edsource.org/2016/in-short-

ESSA Would Handcuff a Trump Education Secretary on Common Core And More  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Trump taps former Bush staffers for education issues during transition politicopro.com/education/whit…

Unions investigate their poor showing for Clinton - POLITICO pllqt.it/Qp0ixs

Donald Trump got Reagan-like support from union households wpo.st/s9RD2

Anxiety in L.A. Schools: What the Day After the Election Was Like at the Mostly Latino Sylmar High  the74million.org/article/anxiet…'

The kids in Berkeley are not feeling all right: rage, grief and excellent homemade signs  latimes.com/local/educatio…

Kansas City Public Schools hit full accreditation mark for first time in 30 years | The Kansas City Star  ow.ly/R5D430651Wk

After a defeat in court, New York City is quietly opening school leadership meetings to the public  ckbe.at/2fhDVwg

AM News: Trump Transition, Student Reactions, & Other Changes

Trump Set to Shift Gears on Civil Rights, ESSA, Says a K-12 Transition-Team Leader  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Can President Trump Get Rid Of Common Core? - NPR https://t.co/BFBEGkHbYI

What a Trump presidency means for America's public schools washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Trump’s victory aside, CA voters give schools a big win cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

Proposition 51, the $9-billion school bond, wins latimes.com/local/educatio…

Students and teachers react to Trump's win - LA Times ow.ly/j1uZ3062CxP

About 100 Boulder High School students participated in protest following Trump's election - https://t.co/SUZj1Yum8W

Undocumented students react with fear and anger to election results edsource.org/2016/undocumen…

With Donald Trump's Win, Teachers Worry About 4 More Years Of Emboldened Classroom Bullies  huffingtonpost.com/2016/11/09/tru…

DFL-backed newcomers win Twin Cities school board seats; Minneapolis referendum passes  minnpost.com/education/2016…
 
Election brings change to suburban Maryland school boards washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
Rezoning Plan to Remake 3 Upper West Side Schools Will Proceed, City Says - NYT https://t.co/6gQ8SNZsN0

AM News: Election Night Brings Mixed Bag On Education Issues/Races

Donald Trump Wins Presidency, Brings Uncertainty to Big Education Issues  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Patty Murray, top-ranking Democrat on the Health, Education, Labor & Pension Committee, is re-elected the74million.org/article/edlect…

Mass. Voters Say No To Charter School Expansion wbur.org/edify/2016/11/…

Mass. charters, Ga. school takeovers: Voters decide four education ballot questions wpo.st/X0pC2

Massachusetts Voters Say No to Raising State Cap on Charter Schools -  Education Week  ow.ly/ehVg305ZHcm

Massachusetts Voters Say No to Charter School Expansion the74million.org/article/massac…

California voters repeal nearly two-decade-long ban on bilingual education - EdWeek  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learnin…

Charter School Supporters Maintain Control Over Indianapolis School Board | The 74 ow.ly/hLUx305ZIqH

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, Former Denver Schools Chief, Is Re-Elected | The 74ow.ly/S63Y305ZIpA

Voters backing three California education initiatives in early returns edsource.org/2016/voters-ba…

Longtime SF school board member Jill Wynns ousted sfgate.com/politics/artic…

Nation's Longest-Serving Superintendent, June Atkinson, Loses Office in N.C. nzzl.us/0is3qLw
 
Denver school package passes, Jeffco measure fails denverpost.com/2016/11/08/col…
 
Bilingual education can be an asset for white students but a deficit for immigrants  feedproxy.google.com/~r/NewshourHea…

AM News: Mass. Spending Reaches $41M & Other Election-Day Education News

Democrats feud over charter schools in Massachusetts - POLITICO ow.ly/S4jb305Y4Wp

Question 2 Donations — For And Against — Top $41 Million | Edify http://ow.ly/ozK6305Y7DH

ELECTION DAY

22 Big Races and Ballot Questions to Watch Tuesday Night | The 74 ow.ly/gKXH305WibA

The education policies Americans will vote on this Tuesday ow.ly/MCLK305X7xS

Why are so many school districts canceling classes tomorrow at schools used as polling sites? ow.ly/vteM305WaAB

Bloomberg’s 2016 tally: $65 million and counting - POLITICO ow.ly/R75g305X7Nh [Including $1.3M to charters in 3 states]

Almost nothing spent to oppose key California education initiatives edsource.org/2016/spending-…

President Obama endorses SF school board candidate Matt Haney - SF Examiner pllqt.it/jaF5MX

Making (Dollars and) Cents of Austin School Board Campaign Contributions | KUT ow.ly/nj09305Y4Tb

MISC/ NATIONAL

GOP Lawmakers to John King: Take Back Your Draft ESSA Spending Rules blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

N.C. Gets New Insights on Teacher Turnover blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Superintendent: Seattle schools doing better but still face achievement gaps seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…
 
NY City's Special Ed Compliance Still Hobbled by Bad Data wnyc.org/story/city-lag…
 
In NYC's dysfunctional high school admissions system, even 'unscreened' schools sort students  chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2016/…
 
Syrian refugee children are diversifying Texas schools | The Independent pllqt.it/2NqLC7
 

AM News: MA's $38M Charter Referendum, CA's English-Only Law, & More

Poll Results Diverge as $38M Campaign Over Massachusetts Charter Cap Hits Ballot Tuesday | The 74 ow.ly/zk89305VrS2

Charter Schools Are the Big Issue on Massachusetts’ Ballot nytimes.com/2016/11/06/us/

Charter school supporters, opponents make final push on Question 2 - The Boston Globe https://t.co/H5ChDpVah7

California voters poised to gut English-only instruction law hechingerreport.org/california-vot…

A Trumped-Up High-School Election wnyc.org/story/trumped-…

CHICAGO

Despite leeway on charter caps, teachers union adds influence over district policy - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/SHvz305VrTs

Teachers Union, CPS Read Charter School Cap Differently | WBEZ ow.ly/YwAp305VrPJ

ESSA

AFT vs. Everybody? Asking Whether Draft ESSA Rules Ban Forced Teacher Transfers  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Civil rights group makes legal case for controversial Education Dept. regulation washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

LAUSD

Teachers at four L.A. campuses want no part of funding from pro-charter school group  latimes.com/local/educatio…

Teachers union wants no part of charter-backed group's grant competition for LAUSD  scpr.org/news/2016/11/0…

MISC/NATIONAL

Middle School Suicides Reach An All-Time High npr.org/sections/ed/20…

New Syrian refugees adapt to life in Fresno | Fresno Bee https://t.co/H848GHxOfZ

David Seeley, Educator Who Fought Against Segregation, Dies at 85 nytimes.com/2016/11/06/edu…

AM News: Big Ballot Questions In MA & CA, Plus More

Out-of-state dollars pouring into ballot question battles - AP ow.ly/76h7305QTWX

Charter Question Splits Suburbs — Even Suburbs With No Charter Schools | WBUR Edify ow.ly/dBrv305OMlB

Spending ramps up in race for Washington schools chief kuow.org/post/spending-…

Eyes on reshaping CA charter school oversight, advocates become top spenders in state races | KPCC ow.ly/F6te305Q01B
 
Oklahoma Superintendent, 4 Others Facing Campaign Charges abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

Senators from both parties ask Obama to rein in Ed Dpt proposals on accountability, supplement not supplant washingtonpost.com/news/education…

U.S. Senators Tell Obama ESSA Regulations Are Overreach, Report Says  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

California and Indiana Report Increased Interest in Teaching blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

CPS' new charter cap more 'symbolic victory than actual victory'? | Chicago Sun-Times  ow.ly/yLQU305QTcF

Charter School Parents Push For Local School Councils wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

CA State Board approves science framework, first in nation edsource.org/2016/state-boa…

Say goodbye to science class as you know it latimes.com/local/educatio…

Virginia continues to soar on national science exam  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Your Guide to States Using Common Core Standards in 2016 blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

School principal and secretary take heat for Trump and Clinton costumes  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

The Burden On Black Teachers: 'I Don't Belong At Your Table' npr.org/sections/ed/20…

San Diego Unified's Grad Rate Miracle Relied on Online Courses - Voice of San Diego http://ow.ly/mGaa305QYBc

 

AM News: A Clinton Position On MA's Charter Question 2? That'd Be News

A charter school success story, made possible by chance - The Boston Globe ow.ly/FWV5305OkYP

Bernie Sanders calls for defeat of charter school measure - The Boston Globe ow.ly/VFKh305Okx9
 
Schools to face teacher shortage if voters end ban on bilingual education edsource.org/2016/propositi…
 
Alabama governor slams state's education system in video hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…
 
Settlement Approved in Louisiana School's Desegregation Case abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/s…
 
Proof You Shouldn't Blame Teachers For The Achievement Gap huffingtonpost.com/2016/11/01/tea…
 
For Schoolchildren, Weights Rise Along With Summer Temperatures nytimes.com/2016/11/03/hea…
 
Growing Up Without Parents, Life After Deportation wnyc.org/story/growing-…
 
In Newark, Popular Way to Keep Children From Drinking Lead in School Fountains Falls Short  wnyc.org/story/newark-c…

AM News: State Chiefs Ponder ESSA Spending, MA Charter Battle Hot, Hot, Hot

Tennessee NAACP backs away from national call for charter pause | Chalkbeat ow.ly/KuG9305Mfop

State Chiefs Pitch ESSA Spending Rules With Less Bean Counting blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Battle over MA charter school ballot question heating up | Boston Herald ow.ly/3pOy305MdRA

New standards contribute to academic improvement in many states, report asserts | EdSource ow.ly/o6oL305MdZN

Rethinking School Discipline - The American Prospect ow.ly/b4Rv305MlYo

Chicago Teachers Union gives thumbs up to 4-year contract - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/s18I305MdKG
 
Amazon releases reading app for kids between 7 and 12 seattletimes.com/business/amazo…
 
College Is A 4-Year-Long Balancing Act For First-Generation Students kuow.org/post/college-4…
 
Autopsy, Survivor, Recording May Help Explain 2-Bus Crash abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/a…
 
Why Some Kids Are Put In Special Education And Others In Gifted Programs  huffingtonpost.com/2016/10/31/spe…

AM News: Urban Supe Turnover, IL PARCC Results, Struggling New Teachers

Quitting school: Turnover rises for urban superintendents hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Prosecutor drops charge against school board member arrested at Trump rally - The Washington Post ow.ly/lh0P305IF05

Most Illinois schools improve on PARCC tests, but work still to be done - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/gD0g305Jw53
 
Like Some Students, State Tries To Win Over Parents On Sobering Report Card Data wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…
 
Black Students Are Less Likely To Get Suspended When They Have Black Teachers huffingtonpost.com/2016/10/31/bla…
 
NYC School Suspensions Drop But Racial Divide Persists wnyc.org/story/school-s…
 
Minneapolis school board forum pushes candidates to explain plans to address racial disparities minnpost.com/community-sket…
 
Oregon Ballot Measure Looks to Turn Around One of the Worst Graduation Rates in the U.S. the74million.org/article/oregon…
 
Enrollments in teacher prep programs rise for first time in 13 years edsource.org/2016/enrollmen…
 
Struggling new "non-reelect" teachers pose dilemma sfchronicle.com/education/arti…
 
Testing company faces fines in California for second year edsource.org/2016/testing-c…
 
This Virginia high school led the nation with six perfect AP test scores  washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi…
 
Schools Hustle To Reach Kids Who Move With The Harvest, Not The School Year npr.org/sections/ed/20…

AM News: Teacher Prep Enrollment Surge, Labor Boosts Clinton Campaign, & More

Finally, turnaround in CA teacher prep enrollment cabinetreport.com/human-resource…

Push to expand California charter school enrollments provokes backlash edsource.org/2016/push-to-e…

Supporters Of A Chicago School Merger Hope To Stamp Out Segregation npr.org/2016/10/29/499…

A Vote For California Prop 58 Lifts Bilingual Education Ban npr.org/2016/10/29/499…

What’s the holdup over switching to later start times for St. Paul’s secondary students?minnpost.com/education/2016…

Think Democrats Take Labor’s Money and Loyalty for Granted? Here’s Proof. - In These Times  ow.ly/W7B2305H4BH

Youngest Syrian refugees enroll in Fresno Unified schools | Fresno Bee ow.ly/SGQ3305FIWd

Some say San Diego schools are moving too fast to integrate immigrant students into classes  sandiegouniontribune.com/news/immigrati…

Tampa teacher, facing firing, describes year-end music test as her "worst nightmare" | Tampa Bay Times  ow.ly/4Jsv305EV70

When 'Jeopardy!' comes to school - LA Times ow.ly/dk1i305F6Kb

CPS deal with CTU would cost about $8.9 billion over 4 years | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/lrNz305H4LU
 
 

AM News: MA's $33 Million Charter School Fight, Clinton's $500M Anti-Bullying Proposal, & More

Where The Money Comes From In The Fight Over Charter Schools | Edify pllqt.it/D20Xor

Hillary Clinton Campaign Releases $500 Million Anti-Bullying Plan blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Clinton proposes $500 million federal program to combat bullying washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Chicago Board of Education approves $1 billion in more borrowing | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/PLgU305CRuQ

Parents Question $840 Million In CPS Construction Bonds wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Clinton Says New Bullying Plan Will Undo Harm of Trump Campaign the74million.org/article/clinto…

Washington beats national average on science exams  seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

As many as 13 staff members injured in high school fight hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Merger Of Two Disparate Chicago Public Schools Resurfaces wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Education Initiatives: Support for Prop. 55 strong but lags for Prop. 51 edsource.org/2016/education…

Can LA Unified fairly oversee the charter schools it competes against? | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/maAh305BQCW

L.A. Unified has persistent problems resolving allegations of teacher misconduct latimes.com/local/educatio…

A school board member's support for Trump stirs a free speech debate washingtonpost.com/news/education…

4 Myths About School Bullying And The 'Trump Effect' npr.org/sections/ed/20…

AM News: Science Scores, Absent Teachers, Long Beach Discipline

U.S. fourth- and eighth-graders show gains on national science test  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Modest gains, but US students still lag in science learning - AP ow.ly/HXj4305Alsd

Science Scores on ‘Nation’s Report Card’ Rise in 4th and 8th Grade, Stay Stagnant in 12th  the74million.org/article/scienc…

National Science Test Scores Are Out, But What Do They Really Tell Us? npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Science test: California students at the bottom ow.ly/WeME305Ao32

How well are California's students doing in science? latimes.com/local/educatio…

More than 1 in 4 U.S. teachers are chronically absent, missing more than 10 days of school – The Denver Post ow.ly/ZjDr305AnvR

Report: Long Beach schools need to overhaul discipline policies scpr.org/news/2016/10/2…

SF responds to parents in algebra dispute sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…

Parents Question $840 Million In CPS Construction Bonds wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers hechingerreport.org/new-orleans-up…

AM News: MA Charter Battle, Unions Helping Clinton, DC Charters Soar

In Bid to Lift Mass. Charter Cap, Pitched Battle Rages - Education Week ow.ly/iSZ8305y7gF

Union-Member Teachers Put Muscle Behind Clinton nzzl.us/FSYTv14

Fearing Election Day Trouble, Some US Schools Cancel Classes - ABC News ow.ly/L8av305y7r6

D.C. charter enrollment continues to soar as more families choose public schools  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

New Upper West Side school integration plans reignite an old fight politico.com/states/new-yor…

The Return Of Bilingual Education In California? npr.org/sections/ed/20…

How 25 years of changing enrollment has created winners and losers in Pa. school funding ow.ly/xNVk305wIBR

Pearson hires IBM’s Watson as its tutor denverpost.com/2016/10/25/pea…
 
Md. education official resigns, slams Gov. Hogan as threat to board’s independence  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
$300,000/Year program seeks to help SF teachers live in the city sfgate.com/education/arti…
 
Denver Looks to Invest $10 Million in Master-Teacher Program blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…
 
Seattle principal apologizes for blacks-only senior pledge seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…
 
Mississippi high school dismisses football player over noose incident on.si.com/2eHC6Xr
 
Students witness shooting of teen outside Utah middle school hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…
 
NYC principal beaten after asking student to turn down music hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…
 
 
 

AM News: Showdown In Miami, Sentencing For Former Chicago Supe, & More

Divisive Trump Surrogate Draws Boos at Education Conference | The 74 ow.ly/6xbV305vvWO

Trump would replace 'corrupted, incompetent' school systems, aide says | NOLA.comow.ly/FFB0305vupw

Teachers Get Schooled on Talking Race wnyc.org/story/how-talk…

L.A. Unified takes a harder look at its charter schools. Critics blame politics ow.ly/IjF4305vtZX

Barbara Byrd-Bennett sentencing hearing set for April 13 | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/uxu2305vuGD 

Sentencing date set for ex-Chicago schools superintendent - AP Article ow.ly/hjJq305vuqL

Boston school closings back on the table - The Boston Globe ow.ly/QNTT305vuKg

Minority parents decry charter cap | Boston Herald pllqt.it/jTDNac

Ariana’s Journey to Becoming Ryan - WSJ ow.ly/LOlZ305vuIn

Matt Damon takes on Philly schools in new documentary newsworks.org/index.php/educ…
 
White Mississippi students put a noose around a black student's neck, TV station says |NOLA.com ow.ly/92Up305vunQ
 
Parents Challenge Upper West Side Schools Proposal - WSJ ow.ly/f2jj305us4S
 
10 Last-Minute Classroom-Friendly Halloween Costumes bit.ly/2eDL209
 
 

AM News: Big Schools Money In California, & Other Education News

School groups led by CalTeachers raise $35 million for unopposed ballot measures  cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

Powerful interest groups funding Wiener-Kim state Senate race - San Francisco Chronicle  ow.ly/k3sX305rVWA 

Teachers union mobilizes to boost turnout for education-related initiatives edsource.org/2016/teachers-…

How We Teach English Learners: 3 Basic Approaches npr.org/sections/ed/20…
 
Chicago Has 11,000 Fewer Public School Students wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Education secretary visits Coolidge, a D.C. high school struggling with tragedy  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

 
AFT President Weingarten To Appear At Public Events Supporting Clinton And Local Candidates | Los Alamos Daily ow.ly/ul82305sYk1
 
WikiLeaks poisons Hillary’s relationship with left - POLITICO ow.ly/ijQn305sWI6
 
Clinton Is 'Big' Backer of Charters, and Trump Will Trim Ed. Dept., Surrogates
 
A once nearly all-white school district has a new largest group: Hispanic students  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
A year after the assault at Spring Valley, one student turns her pain into progress huff.to/2exxCU1
 

AM News: Top Democratic Lawmaker Backs MA Charter Expansion

House Speaker Robert DeLeo says he supports the charter school ballot measure #question2 bos.gl/LNLiPqQ #mapoli

Robert A. DeLeo backs 2 despite union opposition | Boston Herald http://ow.ly/xtKk305oXIy

House Speaker Robert DeLeo backing charter school ballot question http://ow.ly/y8pa305oXEJ

To Help Combat Truancy, D.C. Schools Are Turning To A Smartphone App wamu.org/news/16/10/21/…

Texas May Be Denying Tens Of Thousands Of Children Special Education npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Cleveland District CEO Named Urban Educator of the Year blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric…

Buffalo Teachers Agree to Contract After 12-Year Stalemate the74million.org/article/the-la…

Alternative school student's leg amputated after contractor slammed him to ground, lawyer says washingtonpost.com/news/education

School district requires $15 background checks for all visitors — including parents washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sh…

AM News: King Slams Charter Caps, SF High School Shaken By Shooting

 King: Arbitrary caps on charter schools 'don’t make sense' ow.ly/eEmk100mKPt

Secretary King: Strong Civics Education Helps Prepare Students to Tackle Inequity  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

When CA schools call cops it disproportionately hurts minority students, civil rights study finds - LA Times  ow.ly/x8gs305lvLP

San Francisco high school 'shaken' after 4 students wounded by gunfire outside campus  latimes.com/local/educatio…

Huntington Park leaders vote to ban new charter schools for a year latimes.com/local/educatio…

These states are spending less on education now than before the Great Recession  washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Chicago Teachers Union delegates endorse contract proposal - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/5q6v305mv4Y

In unusual move, LA Unified board denies renewals to five charter schools edsource.org/2016/in-unusua…

Seattle teachers hope their cause isn’t lost amid noise over Black Lives Matter shirts seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

Ex-teacher slits his throat in O.C. court after being convicted of raping girl fw.to/CXXCDUd

Tacoma's 'drunk teacher' watched her shame go viral. Then she killed herself kuow.org/post/tacomas-d…
 
Yes, an after-school Satan Club could be coming to your kid's grade school   latimes.com/local/educatio…
 
Educators Went To Jail For Cheating. What Happened To The Students? npr.org/sections/ed/20…

To be white is to be racist, period,' a high school teacher told his class washingtonpost.com/news/education…

AM News: Tonight's Debate, Labor Funding, State Grad Rates, & More

Where Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Stand On 10 Policy Issues [including education] : NPR  ow.ly/OSZJ305j8km

Labor funding to outside political groups increases 38% as part of an effort to boost Clinton - WSJ  ow.ly/NFTv305ktTT

Which States Have Seen the Most Progress (or None at All) on Graduation Rates? - Education Week  ow.ly/iKvK305kv36

L.A. Unified decides fate of six charter schools; El Camino leader resigns latimes.com/local/educatio…

Gary Solomon pleads guilty to fraud in Chicago schools bribery case hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

3 Students Shot Outside San Francisco High School: Police abcnews.go.com/US/students-sh…

UNO teachers, Chicago charter network avert strike - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/6VO3305kvYn

U.S. Minority Students Less Exposed to Computer Science gallup.com/poll/196307/mi…

Texas House Digging in Heels for School Voucher Fight kut.org/post/texas-hou…

Nike Co-Founder Phil Knight Gives $500 Million for University of Oregon Science Center - WSJ ow.ly/NbB4305kwlM
 
Parent Group Seeks More Integration in New York’s Schools nytimes.com/2016/10/19/nyr…
 
Group Urges Moving Popular School in Manhattan Rezoning Fight - WSJ ow.ly/je5A100mFaS
 
 
 

AM News: Obama Takes Grad Rate Victory Lap, LAUSD Recommends Charter Denials

Solid academics may not be enough to keep six L.A. charter schools open latimes.com/local/educatio…

Record number of charter schools, all outperforming district schools, recommended for denial - LA School Report http://ow.ly/ihJC305i36k

Chicago may pay $50M to entice older teachers to retire in June | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/BBeo305i0tk

WA pouring billions into schools, but are they ‘fully funded’? Districts say no seattletimes.com/seattle-news/p…

Obama lauds climbing graduation rate but wants higher test scores dailynews.com/social-affairs…

California high school graduation rates close in on national average edsource.org/2016/californi…

California poll shows strong support for Common Core standards dailynews.com/social-affairs…

Obama touts education record at D.C.’s Banneker High School washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

The High School Graduation Rate Reaches A Record High — Again npr.org/sections/ed/20…
 
Research Shows Students Can Benefit When a School Closes — but Only If There Are Better Ones to Attend  the74million.org/article/resear…

Civility reigns in Reimnitz-Walser race for Minneapolis school board seat  minnpost.com/education/2016…

Teacher Training As 'Part Theater, Part Sport' npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Strike Deadline Looms for UNO Charter School Network, Teachers Union | Chicago Tonight | WTTW  ow.ly/wHOF305i1tM
 
AltSchool: A private school with more than $100 million will share its technology with three other schools hechingerreport.org/private-school…
 
Seattle public school teachers are putting on Black Lives Matter shirts this week | KUOW News and Information  ow.ly/xM3r305i0v4
 
Middle school principal accused of paying hitman to kill pregnant girlfriend | NOLA.com ow.ly/gYzm305i09D
 

AM News: NAACP Endorses Charter Moratorium, White House Touts Record HS Grad Rate

Members of Memphis List rode three buses to Cincinnati to protest the @NAACP decision on charter schools commercialappeal.com/story/news/edu…

Protesters interrupt NAACP board meeting in Cincinnati http://ow.ly/sALF305fvC4

The NAACP Takes A Major Stand Against The Growth Of Charter Schools | Huffington Post http://ow.ly/4HmG305fvaD

NAACP Officially Calls for a Ban on New Charter Schools blogs.edweek.org/edweek/charter…

Nation's high school graduation rate reaches new record high washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Graduation Rate Hits Record High of 83.2 Percent blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Union workers rally, urge votes for Clinton and McGinty - Philly.com ow.ly/uuSz305ftY6

Bridgeport school board in turmoil ctpost.com/local/article/…

AFT Criticizes 'Neovouchers' for Private Schools ow.ly/d81J305ftX4

KIPP strives to lift New Orleans grads past their struggles ow.ly/iOYR305ejIe

Fairfax school system hopes to put another $100 million toward teacher raises  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

What you need to know about the $9-billion school bond on the ballot latimes.com/local/educatio…

Tiny city becomes battleground in larger war over LA charter school expansionscpr.org/news/2016/10/1… 

Should New Orleans have closed so many schools? Study explores charter trend nola.com/education/inde…

Here's What Chicago Teachers Won & Lost In Contract Deal ... - DNAinfo news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&…

AM News: Charter Cap & Strike Emerge As Issues In Chicago

Chicago charter school teachers remain in contract battle, could strike next week - Chicago Tribune  ow.ly/5DaS305b8CJ

Charter School Teachers Picket Ahead Of Possible Strike wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…
 
Chicago Charter Schools Could Be Collateral Damage In Teacher Contract wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…
Sacramento emergency school sees dramatic rise in homeless kids sacb.ee/7G9f
 
Minority hiring advocate tells BPS to get more ‘aggressive’ #maedu #BOSed #mapoli bostonherald.com/news/local_cov…

Born In The U.S., Raised In China: 'Satellite Babies' Have A Hard Time Coming Home  npr.org/2016/10/13/497…

New York City’s Absent Teacher Reserve is steadily decreasing, city says | Chalkbeat ow.ly/g03B305b8H1

A New Generation of All-Girls Schools theatlantic.com/education/arch…
 
These are the 100 U.S. school districts that are actively pursuing socioeconomic integration  washingtonpost.com/news/education…
 
California's preschools are deeply segregated, new report finds scpr.org/news/2016/10/1…
 

AM News: Controversial Teacher Prep Regulations, Chromebooks Vs. IPads, & Clowns

Obama administration releases final rules for teacher preparation programs - Inside Higher Ed  nzzl.us/CHwjtRe

Obama administration releases long-delayed regulations for teacher-preparation programs  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Final U.S. Teacher-Prep Regs Allow Flexibility on Student-Outcome Measures blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

N.Y. Congressional Race Highlights Testing, Charters, Common Core  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Union bloc on top, Louisiana's largest school system rethinks past nola.com/education/inde…

Full Pricetag On Chicago Public Schools, Teachers Union Deal Unknown wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Facebook education software spurs privacy fears | NOLA.com ow.ly/46fd3058MIB

New York City’s teachers union says it’s time for ‘positive friction’ with city | Chalkbeat  ow.ly/oO9N3058MvN
 
Bilingual education has been absent from California public schools for almost 20 years. But that may soon change latimes.com/local/educatio…
 
Born In The U.S., Raised In China: 'Satellite Babies' Have A Hard Time Coming Home  npr.org/sections/ed/20…
 
Chromebooks destroyed Apple in back-to-school shopping - MarketWatch ow.ly/aS3l3056UbR
 
Colorado schools ban clown costumes for Halloween denverpost.com/2016/10/12/col…
 

AM News: Stolen Podesta Emails Reveal Union-Related Concerns (Klein, Sanders, Common Core)

WikiLeaks Emails: AFT Worried Joel Klein Was Helping Hillary Clinton's Campaign - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/sdNV3056kly

AFT freaked out after Joel Klein was rumored to join Hillary Clinton’s campaign, WikiLeaks email shows | Chalkbeat ow.ly/OWrd3056kjV

Wikileaks: NEA Was Ready to Call Off Hillary Endorsement Vote eiaonline.com/intercepts/201…

WikiLeaks: Hillary Clinton Calls Common Core a ‘Political Failure’ - Breitbart ow.ly/XIK03056k6l

Charter School Leaders Cry Foul Over Cap Slipped Into Negotiations To Avoid Chicago Teachers Strike| The 74 ow.ly/uWUY3056kfp

To Help Avert Teachers Strike, Alderman Agreed To Forego New School Named For Obama  wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Nasty Campaign Rhetoric Puts Parents and Teachers in a Tough Spot - NBC News ow.ly/Fewb3056khE

Exposed by suicide, Boulder students’ Facebook chat advocated killing blacks, Jews – The Denver Post ow.ly/vr9F3056ker

Why an organization once seen as LA Unified's biggest threat now plans to give money to LAUSD schools  scpr.org/news/2016/10/1…

Facebook-backed school software shows promise — and raises privacy concerns  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

AltSchool: When Silicon Valley Takes on Elementary School wnyc.org/story/altschoo…

St. Paul home visits stretch teachers and build relationships minnpost.com/education/2016…

AM News: Chicago Averts Strike, LAUSD Gives Charter Teachers Benefits, & More

CTU, CPS reach tentative deal, avert strike; classes on Tuesday | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/ZUH83053VcP

Chicago Teachers Union, school board reach tentative contract agreement  fw.to/0Km8nQD

Deadline Deal: Teachers Strike Avoided With Late-Night Agreement wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Stakes different this time as teachers, city face strike - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/3Wap3053Wr3

For New York City’s Homeless Children, Getting to School Is the Hard Part nytimes.com/2016/10/11/nyr…

L.A. Unified backs down and agrees to provide lifetime benefits to charter school teachers - LA Times ow.ly/4E7s3053Wp4

Denver Public Schools asks voters to approve largest-ever $572 million bond  denverpost.com/2016/10/10/dps…

Study: To raise graduation rates, increase number of adults in community usat.ly/2e1dQh8 via @USATODAY

California poll shows strong support for Common Core standards edsource.org/2016/californi…

Here's How Schools Can Soften The Blow Of Sixth Grade npr.org/sections/ed/20…

At least 22 states make it a crime to disturb school in ways that teenagers are wired to do. - The Atlantic ow.ly/kXEl3053Wmv

Districts Look to Convert Vacant Schools Into Teacher Housing blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

AM News: Parents Rally Nationwide, Chicago Discriminated Against Minority Teachers, & More

Kaine visits Philly school, teachers talk contract ow.ly/VOOU304XeJT

CPS Screening Process Discriminated Against Black Candidates wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Study Finds Students Of All Races Prefer Teachers Of Color npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Chicago Teachers Union ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Deal Can Be Reached Before Strike wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Downtown Manhattan Parents Claim City Is Holding Integration Plan 'Hostage' wnyc.org/story/downtown…

Staff At Four Chicago High Schools Falsified Student Attendance Records wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

New York State Still Owes Its Public Schools Billions Of Dollars, Advocates Say huffingtonpost.com/2016/10/04/new…
 
Frustrated Parents Rally Nationwide To 'Reclaim Our Schools'huffingtonpost.com/2016/10/06/rec…
 
Getting creative in kindergarten: One teacher's strategy scpr.org/news/2016/10/0…
 
Newton North High School: Talking To Students When A Symbol Of Racial Hatred Is Unfurled Close To Home | Cognoscenti ow.ly/J1bT304XaxP

AM News: Chicago Strike Looms, Students Prefer Teachers Of Color, & More

CPS, teachers union meet with strike looming - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/JETE304USuV

Activists Use Teachers Contract To Call For Social Change wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…
  
Study finds 10 percent of Virginia schoolchildren are chronically absent washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
Looking Back On 50 Years Of Busing In Boston - NPR ow.ly/6tGB100lIQA 
 
Study: Students -- of All Races -- Favor Teachers of Color wny.cc/HEiz304TDBw

California denied bid to pilot new science tests in place of current tests edsource.org/2016/californi…

Prop. 58 would undo limitations on bilingual education scpr.org/news/2016/10/0…

Another Ex-Detroit Principal Sentenced in Corruption Case abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/d…

CA Gov. signs bills on teacher housing, English learner notice cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

Oklahoma Teachers Running for Office Appear on NewsHour blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

Free Wi-Fi: San Jose, East Side schools to provide intenet in student homes ow.ly/EMvc304SL1m

Racial Bias Claim Looms Over Bronx School as Administrators Exit nytimes.com/2016/10/06/nyr…

Scary clown rumors, threats feed hysteria, leading to school lockdowns, arrests washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

AM News: VP Debates Reference Desegregation, Chicago Prepares For Strike, & More

Farmville: A small town that has wrestled with big issues - The Washington Post ow.ly/spfN304SkXq

Farmville: A Debate Stage in Virginia, With Racial ‘Scar Tissue’ as the Backdrop - The New York Times  ow.ly/pJuR304SjUJ

Quick Mentions of Desegregation, K-12 Funding in V.P. Debate blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

In VA Town Home to VP Debate, A Long and Storied Civil Rights Tradition abcnews.go.com/US/video/va-

Public School Advocates March to Albany to Hand Cuomo $3.9B Bill in Overdue School Aid the74million.org/article/public…

CPS says schools will remain open if teachers walk out - Chicago Tribune news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&…

Emanuel budget speech set for same day as CTU strike - Chicago Tribune news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&…

What’s changed—and what hasn’t—since the last teachers’ strike |Chicago Reader ow.ly/RBVL304SmEL

Denver Public Schools details response to black educators’ concerns about racism  denverpost.com/2016/10/04/den…

Cleveland Teachers, School Board Reject Contract blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Oakland schools targeted in social media clown threats sfgate.com/news/article/O…

Can A School District Help Diversify A Fire Department? npr.org/sections/ed/20…

AM News: Texas SPED Showdown, Layoffs In Chicago, & More

Feds order Texas to end special ed target unless state can prove that no eligible kids have been shut out houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-t…

Award-winning VA principal reassigned in wake of testing opt-out irregularities  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

School bonds used to be as controversial as mom and apple pie. Not anymore under Gov. Jerry Brown  latimes.com/local/educatio…

Teachers at Chicago's UNO Charter School Network set to take strike vote wbez.org/shows/wbez-new… 

Gender-neutral bathrooms among laws with an impact on schools latimes.com/local/educatio…
 
Chicago Schools Cites Drop in Enrollment for New Layoffs abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/c…

Why a judge’s ruling on education funding puts Connecticut at a crossroads hechingerreport.org/judges-ruling-…

You'll Never Guess Which State Was Just Named the Best for Teachers blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…
 
No more homework, say many Seattle elementary schools kuow.org/post/no-more-h…
 
How a popular Indy school uses movement to help kids learn chalkbeat.org/posts/in/2016/…
 
With Autism, School Is Part Academics, Part Making Sense of Others wnyc.org/story/autism-s…
 

AM News: CA Governor Brown Vetoes Charter Accountability Bill

Brown vetoes bill requiring charters to comply with conflict of interest, open records laws edsource.org/2016/brown-vet…

Refugee student experience in US schools not always easy - Daily Texan pllqt.it/ONGYLS

Jeb Bush talks politics, education policy during Harvard lecture ow.ly/5akA304NpEI

California’s largest school districts use aggressive tactics to find teachers edsource.org/2016/californi…

Utah schools slowly begin hiring teachers without experience | Deseret News ow.ly/EBRF304NpyS

Emanuel: If teachers strike, they chose disrupting children's education over pay raises - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/hznE304NpCx

Money from special tax districts could be key to averting teachers strike - Chicago Tribune  news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&…

Chicago's Troubled Schools Made Wall Street $110 Million nzzl.us/dYqdV3k

Detroit school lawsuit: Does U.S. Constitution guarantee literacy? ow.ly/9daU304NquL

Oakland school district’s error hinders students’ college plans sfgate.com/education/arti…

Inslee on education funding: What governor has — and hasn’t — accomplished seattletimes.com/seattle-news/p…

4 students from same high school are found dead in a month hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

AM News: Brooklyn Charter Rally, Latino Outcomes By State, DC Grad Rates, & More

Hillary Clinton’s College Plan Appeals to the Left, but Educators Have Doubts  nytimes.com/2016/09/30/us/…

Chicago Teachers Union Sets Oct. 11 Strike Date wbez.org/shows/wbez-new… 

CTU "delegates took a voice vote so loud it could be heard from outside the special meeting."ow.ly/fvFw304FH2X

Washington's Latino Children Fare Better Than Peers Nationwide, Says Report  wamu.org/news/16/09/29/…

DCPS Graduation Rates Rise Again, As Chancellor Kaya Henderson Steps Down  wamu.org/news/16/09/29/…

Eye-tracking technology shows that preschool teachers have implicit bias against black boys  latimes.com/local/educatio…

Some CPS Teachers Leaving District Ahead Of Strike - CBS Local news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&…

Thousands Call for More Charter Schools at Brooklyn Rally the74million.org/article/thousa…

Thousands Rally in Brooklyn for More Charter Schools wnyc.org/story/thousand…

SF school board cracks down on campaign donations sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…
 
City Offers Yet A Third Proposal to Rezone Upper West Side Schools wnyc.org/story/new-york…
 
Why A White Chicago Family Sent Their Daughter To A Black Public High School | WBEZ  ow.ly/FxWq304Fq0C
 

AM News: Implicit Bias & Preschool Teachers

Yale study suggests racial bias among preschool teachers - WashPost washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem nzzl.us/HrongSg via @npr_ed

Yes, Preschool Teachers Really Do Treat Black And White Children Totally Differently | Huffington Post ow.ly/RY6M304Efks

What Boston Latin School's Federal Probe Results And State Downgrade Mean | Edify ow.ly/J12e304EcAp

Is there a teacher shortage? Fear is overblown, council says nola.com/education/inde…

New Detroit public school system brings new hope and old fears - Free Press ow.ly/U3IS304Efg8

Analysis: Hillary Clinton Is Right About Head Start the74million.org/article/analys…

Hoping to regain momentum, local NYC charter movement revives rally strategy ow.ly/riPo304EcTH

Enrollment Decline Sets Stage For More Cuts To Chicago Classrooms | WBEZ ow.ly/nAhT304EcCI

AM News: Warren Opposes MA Charter Expansion, Chicago Teachers Vote To Strike, & More

Elizabeth Warren against charter school increase | Boston Herald http://ow.ly/E5fo304BBcV

MA Senator announces opposition to charter expansion ballot questions pllqt.it/QXauG7

What's next in the wake of Chicago Teachers Union strike vote | Chicago Sun-Times  ow.ly/7SFa304BAib

Overwhelming vote for CPS strike - Crain's Chicago Business news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&…

Chicago Teachers Vote To Authorize Strike In Contract Talks wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

K-12 Education Shut Out of the Presidential Debate Spotlight blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

New SAT exam taken by nearly 1.4 M students, no scores yet - San Antonio Express-News ow.ly/FZ64304BALA

SAT scores fall modestly in a year of transition for college admission test  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

College Board chief promises changes to SAT test amid controversies | Reuters ow.ly/Mcx3304AS8v

NPR: How Native Students Can Succeed In College: 'Be As Tough As The Land That Made You' wamu.org/news/16/09/26/…

Is it time to get rid of middle school? -TODAY.com ow.ly/CXRm304AS3B

Teaching Middle Schoolers Climate Change Without Terrifying Them npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Outgoing D.C. schools leader wants to move out of public eye washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

AM News: Looming Chicago Strike, Momentous Debate, & More

Chicago Teachers Make Moves Toward Strike wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

For Students In Tulsa, Pain Frames Conversation About Video Death of Parent Crutcher npr.org/2016/09/24/495…

Brown vetoes bill intended to place more emphasis on test scores edsource.org/2016/brown-vet…

Arne Duncan talk at Smith College draws anti-charter school protesters ow.ly/Oj9k304z9E6

A new study finds school readiness gaps have declined over the past decade apmreports.org/apmreports/edu…

Texas school warns teachers might be armed |NOLA.com ow.ly/mkld304z3fw

Obama’s Chief for Black Kids’ Education Reflects on Wins, Work Left Undone | The 74 @AfAmEducation #TeachTheBabies https…

As kindergarten ratchets up academics, parents feel the stress washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

New affordable, outdoor preschool brings breath of fresh air to Seattle seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

Suburban Chicago districts offer cash bonus to some retired educators - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/rCdD304z4xE

AM News: Weingarten, CA Foster Care Scores, CT Court Appeal

Randi Weingarten on Clinton, Trump, and Winning Over 'Skeptical' Teachers blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

For the first time, California releases test scores for foster youth - and they're not good  latimes.com/local/educatio…

A City Looks To STEM School To Lift Economy, But Will Grads Stay? npr.org/2016/09/22/494…

Court refuses to mandate use of test scores in teacher evaluations latimes.com/local/educatio…

Conn. Supreme Court Will Hear Appeal to School Funding Case blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

Denver students of color not making as much progress on state tests as white peers | Chalkbeat ow.ly/SPLZ304skMB

Chicago Teachers Union Begins Strike Authorization Vote abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/c…

California student had hit list, plans for school shooting hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…
 
Changes Are Coming to New York City's Specialized High Schools Test wnyc.org/story/city-pla…
 
 

AM News: EpiPens & Education, Clinton Vs. Trump, & Improving Head Start

Mylan CEO's mother used position with education group to boost EpiPen sales nationwide… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

Clinton, Trump call for more federal funding in education, differ on use -UPI.com ow.ly/5Wch304q2Kd

L.A. Paves the way for 15,000 students to take community college classes — during their high school day - LAT ow.ly/Wk4i304q2NI

The Big Move To Improve Head Start npr.org/sections/ed/20…

NYC's Boys and Girls High School Tries to Turn a Corner Under New Leadership wnyc.org/story/boys-and…

Fairfax County school officials brace for a grueling superintendent search  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Want to be able to buy a house in California? Don't become a teacher. washingtonpost.com/news/education…

CTU strike vote begins Wednesday but no date set yet | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/N3U3304q4gQ

A School lunch worker quits after being forced to refuse hot meal to poor student washingtonpost.com/news/education…

NYC's Universal Pre-K is More Racially Segregated Than Kindergarten villagevoice.com/news/nycs-univ…

School mimics Pokémon Go to help new students adjust | District Administration Magazine  ow.ly/Xzwp304q1cx

AM News: NYC Segregation, CA Teacher Lawsuit Dismissed, NJ Funding Battle

The Public School Funding Battle: No Holds Barred - NJ Spotlight ow.ly/jwZO100koKi

Racial Segregation in New York Schools Begins in Pre-K, Report Finds nytimes.com/2016/09/21/nyr…

Court rejects California teacher evaluation lawsuit scpr.org/news/2016/09/1…

Chicago Teachers Union helping charter teachers in contract fight - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/RgGD100koK3

LA Unified superintendent asks for plan to cut central office by 30 percent | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/Zkps304nAIi

NY Business groups warn Regents on Common Core | Crain's New York Business ow.ly/uztW304nAMv
 
Inside the South’s First LGBTQ School Where Students Are Safe, Free and Powerful | The 74 ow.ly/a7EA100koJM
 
Sixth Grade Is Tough; It Helps To Be 'Top Dog' wamu.org/news/16/09/19/…
 
School Sex Education Around the Globe is Out of Touch With Teens, Study Finds abcnews.go.com/Health/school-…
 
After Texas high school builds $60-million stadium, rival district plans one for nearly $70 million latimes.com/local/educatio…
 
An urban school serving needy kids posted big test gains. How did they do it? washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
 
 

AM News: CT To Appeal Landmark School Funding Decision

Connecticut to Appeal Decision in Schools Funding Case - The New York Times ow.ly/n3Hl304h4Fe

State To Appeal Controversial Education Overhaul Decision - Hartford Courant http://ow.ly/HqV2304h9cZ

Connecticut to Appeal Landmark Education Ruling - AP abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/c…

Connecticut AG challenges ruling that state's education is unequal and unconstitutional - CSMonitor.com http://ow.ly/JZkt304h8ZJ

Reformers appeal dismissal of PA school funding lawsuit | News | phillytrib.com http://ow.ly/OWCb304h93y

Even In A Diverse School In Leafy Evanston, IL, Black Students Don’t Get an Equal Education - Bloomberg ow.ly/Ssf7304h5hM
 
 Christie goes to court over NJschool funding, teacher tenure newsworks.org/index.php/educ…
 
How does U NH use bequest of librarian to his alma mater/employer? $100K for library; $1mil for football scoreboard bit.ly/2cLt7ny
 

AM News: 10 High Schools Each Win $10M In Contest From Apple Founder's Widow

$100 Million Awarded in Contest to Rethink U.S. High Schools nytimes.com/2016/09/15/nyr…

$10 million to ‘reinvent’ high school at Oakland charter sfgate.com/education/arti…

Brooklyn Lab Charter School Receives $10 Million - WSJ ow.ly/uzcd100k0PK

Memphis high school doesn't win $10 million XQ prize, but backers still want to 'rethink high school' - Chalkbeat TN news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&…

$100 million from Laurene Powell Jobs will remake schools for high tech age ow.ly/1IwW100k0Qy

Brooklyn Charter Wins Contest to Rethink American High Schools wnyc.org/story/brooklyn…

D.C. charter school wins $10 million prize to redesign high school washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Louisiana high school on a barge wins $10 million prize nola.com/education/inde…

Three California schools awarded $10 million each to ‘reimagine high school’ edsource.org/2016/three-cal…

LA educators get $10 million to reinvent school for homeless kids scpr.org/news/2016/09/1…
 
A D.C. Charter Wins $10M to Invent Virtual Reality Programs that Will Change High School — All of Them | The 74 ow.ly/5beg304eJ9d

Texas Textbook Called Out As 'Racist' Against Mexican-Americans npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Education, Georgia school reform heat up as political issues - Atlanta Journal Constitution  news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&…

Another Unrealistic Trump Policy Proposal: Homeschool Vouchers tracking.feedpress.it/link/9499/4411…

National Anthem Protests Trickling Down to High School Level abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireSto…

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