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AM News: What's Next For DC Schools? Plus Seattle, NYC, Indianapolis, Chicago

With Kaya Henderson leaving, Bowser has a decision to make - The Washington Post ow.ly/CPWx301PUcE

The end of busing in Indianapolis: 35 years later, a more segregated system calls it quits bit.ly/29cevii

Garfield High principal navigates racial divide | The Seattle Times pllqt.it/UhslkY

Pittsburgh school directors reviewed report on superintendent's resume for 1 hour before vote | TribLIVE ow.ly/LxTf301PTVw

Schools Can't Accurately Measure Poor Students | US News ow.ly/nbYd301PVEQ

Research is limited on the systemic impact of restorative justice | Education Dive ow.ly/uv1I301OslQ
 
CPS pays $657 million for pensions, leaving district with $83M | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/DlHs301PV9X
 
How One Bronx School Got More Parents Involved - WNYC ow.ly/3uIO301PUje
 
Did the city bet against one of its Renewal schools making progress? Supporters of M.S. 50 in Williamsburg say yes. nyti.ms/293Vcmd
 

Amid teacher hiring binge, Philly union cries foul - Philadelphia newsworks.org/index.php/educ…

First Teachers Union in Post-Katrina New Orleans Inks Contractblogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Bellevue schools consider banning many short-term suspensions | The Seattle Times ow.ly/gCfJ301PUDq

AM News: DC's Henderson Stepping Down, EdSec King Spars With Congress

Chancellor Kaya Henderson Says She's Leaving D.C. Public Schools | WAMU 88.5 ow.ly/M33J301NcKl

DC schools chief Kaya Henderson to step down: AP Articleow.ly/hLIJ301Nc0l

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson to step down, leaving legacy of progress wapo.st/29pWmcW

Education secretary takes heat for pushing single rating of schools edsource.org/2016/education…

Education Secretary Spars With Senators Over School Ratings, ESSA Timeline - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/IyCk301NbYL

From YouTube Pioneer Sal Khan, A School With Real Classrooms : NPR Ed : NPR pllqt.it/ieo5R5

Who got rich off the student debt crisis | Reveal ow.ly/1N9j301MkBf 

Education Department Settles Civil Rights Complaints Over Accessible Websites -- Education Week ow.ly/Wsf1301NdVY
 
 
NYC schools to add gifted programs to 4 minority districts nydailynews.com
 
PARCC will count in CPS teacher and school ratings | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/Kc3l301NcH7
 
Chicago Activists Ask Rauner’s Neighbors To Help Lobby For CPS Money wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…
 
For low-income kids, summer learning opportunities are hard to find kuow.org/post/low-incom…
 
Summer Recruitment Underway for Male Teachers of Colorwnyc.org/story/recruitm…
 
Wyoming Schools Look for a Middle Way for Transgender Students - The New York Times ow.ly/jh3e301NbK5
 

AM News: Teachers Unions, Hedge Funds, Trump Towers, Aleppo

Teachers Union, Hedge Funds War Over Pension Billions - WSJow.ly/e5in301KIDJ

Supreme Court denies rehearing of 4-4 Friedrichs v. CTA lawsuit on union dues | EdSource ow.ly/UmIv301KJGi

Trump Towers Over Education: How His Candidacy Is Already Affecting Federal Policy | The 74 ow.ly/aVoy301KJBn

A Makeshift School In Aleppo Offers Safer Education Amid Bombingsow.ly/P4D9301KJ4k

Walton foundation launches $250M charter school initiative: AP Articleow.ly/tg5h301KIY0

What Good Preschool Looks Like: Snapshots From 4 States : NPR Ed : NPRow.ly/qkcz301KIRg

Hillary Clinton Wants to Focus on Computer Science, STEM Education - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/9XcH301KIVJ

Looking For Change, Teachers Hit The Campaign Trail : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/jeAm301KISK

State officials decline to remove school board members who ousted superintendent - The Washington Post ow.ly/IcZn301KIMy
 
 

AM News: Charter School Groups Gather In Nashville

Charter Schools Get $250 Million Boost from Walton Foundation - WSJ ow.ly/bbwH301IgDn
 
Education Secretary calls on charters to rethink discipline, reduce suspensions - The Washington Post ow.ly/SD8Y301IfqJ
 
After 25 Years, What's Next For Charter Schools? : NPR Ed : NPRow.ly/oQfv301IfsP
  
Criticism escalates for online charter operator | EdSourceow.ly/eIc0301Ig9i
 
Democratic Party's Draft Platform Focuses on ZIP Codes, 'School-to-Prison Pipeline' - Politics K-12 - Education Weekow.ly/rBS2301Ig3V
 
For low-income kids, summer learning opportunities are hard to find | KUOW News and Information ow.ly/XMVM301Ig28
 
Montgomery County Schools Face Discrimination Complaint - The Kojo Nnamdi Show ow.ly/MIQ3301IfXz
 
1 in 4 Teachers Miss 10 or More School Days, Analysis Findsnzzl.us/AqEVfIg
 
Louisiana's private school voucher program will have wait list |NOLA.com ow.ly/W4xw301Ifog
 
How Traditional Nonprofits Run Into Problems Trying To Tackle Poverty | WAMU ow.ly/l9MQ301IfEK
 
New Orleans charter ex-leader to run for L.A. mayor, newspaper says | NOLA.com ow.ly/e1x9301IfmH
 
Refugee kids in California say discrimination at school is getting worse | Public Radio International ow.ly/MLDD301Ifwd
 
From living in cars to UC Davis — one student's journey - LA Times ow.ly/EMPK301Igx7
 

AM New: CA Legislator Pushes Stripped-Down Vergara Bill

Bill keeps longer tenure, scraps other ‘Vergara reforms’ | EdSource ow.ly/GnMm301FriJ

5 Colorado Republicans Fight to Take on CO Senator Michael Bennet - ABC News ow.ly/JAxQ301Frbq

Preschool Teaching Programs Too Diffuse, Unfocused: Analysis - Teacher Beat - Education Week ow.ly/rssE301Fs4A

A School Where The Students Hire Their Teachers | WBEZ ow.ly/Mpwa301FrrV

Leg up or catch up? Wealthier students use summer school to get a step ahead | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/xXxm301Fr6S

Kansas Votes More Money For Public Schools To Avert Shutdownn.pr/28X0QLS

Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill in Bid to Stop Court From Closing Schools - The New York Times ow.ly/kgwl301Fr4s

Tutors See Stereotypes and Gender Bias in SAT. Testers See None of the Above. - NYT ow.ly/LUSf301Fr28

Fighting for ‘Our School’ | American RadioWorks | ow.ly/yOOu301ExDA

1 In 10 Cal State Students Is Homeless, Study Finds n.pr/29bPaBc

AM News: Schools Under Cyberattacks, Disgraced Teachers Hacked On Slack

Schools to prepare for the worst as cyberattacks increase :: SI&A Cabinet Report ow.ly/dlUl301B1ot

Teachers insulted students in private Slack chats. After a hack, they resigned in disgrace. - The Washington Post ow.ly/ayMl301AWeK

See also: Cyberattack on small New York district exposes employee information | Education Dive pllqt.it/6KeSpQ

A NYC School's Strategy to Improve Attendance Starts At 7 a.m. - WNYC ow.ly/Cx4P301AWIU

Principal Quits Troubled Brooklyn School - WSJ ow.ly/vnjU301AUCp

Chess Coach Caught In The Middle Of CPS And CTU Drama | WBEZ ow.ly/eeg4301AX2i

100,000 Students Across The U.S. Will Probably See 'Hamilton' Before You Do - Huffington Post ow.ly/en64301AWEB

High Test Scores At A Nationally Lauded Charter Network, But At What Cost? : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/BtX3301AWyJ

Fund set up to raise money for L.A. Unified merges with group starting two charter schools - LA Times ow.ly/6yXy301AUVH

AM News: Homeless Students, Charter School Rules, School Money

On the streets. With a newborn. And trying to graduate high school | KUOW News and Information ow.ly/pABj301yATQ

Late Deal in Albany Could Allow Charter Schools to Hire More Uncertified Teachers - The New York Times ow.ly/WISy301yABp

City Criticizes Management at NY Charters - WSJow.ly/SKP7100cmtP

What Experts Said at The New York Times Education Conference - The New York Times ow.ly/VvTI301yACE

In Southern schools, segregation and inequality aren’t just history -- they’re reality | PBS NewsHour ow.ly/4sCL301yALA

Chaos, Change And No Change At All: 3 Stories Of School Money : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/1N1R301yAGe

LAUSD more than doubles transitional kindergarten seats for coming year | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/lthu301yAIy

Schools save money, time by virtualizing desktop computers | Education Dive ow.ly/x9D9301yBip

Two More Ex-Administrators Plead Guilty in Texas Border School Testing Scandal ow.ly/i0RX301yBII

St. Paul Schools drama: Silva is out, Thein is interim supe, O'Connell resigns | MinnPost ow.ly/h5Xz301yC7u

 

AM News: Early Warning Systems, Under-Trained Preschool Teachers, Summer School Lunch

San Francisco Schools Stop Teaching Algebra in Middle School ow.ly/D2Cv100cfEP
 
Can ‘early warning systems’ keep children from dropping out of school? - The Washington Post ow.ly/XUTE301wdl4
 
School's Out, But Lunch Is Still On - The Kojo Nnamdi Show ow.ly/oI5O301wcxb
 
Boys Bear the Brunt of School Discipline | US News ow.ly/AE8Z301wdhl
 
Preschool Teachers Aren't Getting The Training They Need - Huffington Post ow.ly/VS4J301wdnV
 
See also: The Problem With Teaching Preschool Teachers : NPR ow.ly/KlSa301wclm
 
Gov. Christie: Proposed School Funding Plan Is About Fairness - WNYC ow.ly/T4cY301wctT
 
See also: Christie: Give all school districts same amount of aid, provide some towns property tax relief s.nj.com/ePYS9xl

Embattled St. Paul charter school makes deal with teachers -StarTribune.com ow.ly/5P8B301weqE

Charter School Debate Re-Ignites Ahead Of Nashville School Board Candidate Forum | Nashville Public Radio ow.ly/I36m301welT

Defiance, disruption marks raucous Douglas County school board meeting - Denver Post  ow.ly/jYIL301wcXj

In elementary education, ‘doing science’ rather than just memorizing it | PBS NewsHour ow.ly/q3IV301wdAw

Debate erupts over Los Angeles schools’ directive to search students for weapons - The Washington Post ow.ly/n8pi301wcgZ

AM News: Addressing (White) Teachers' Unconscious Biases

Want to address #teachers' unconscious biases? First, talk about #race: State Impact IN ipm.io/28IL99p

New Orleans making progress in special education, report says | NOLA.comow.ly/J6Nk301tDUY
 
Louisiana children continue to struggle, report says | NOLA.comow.ly/CAQ9301tDQC

More Testing, Less Play: Study Finds Higher Expectations For Kindergartners : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/hsjk301tE05

Taking notes the old fashion way might be better for the learning process - US News trib.al/oMqXbIa

Philly soda prices will have some extra fizz in 2017 ow.ly/NL3y301tFtA

Why are Colorado school districts going to spend millions on door locks? ow.ly/vNr8301tFaB 
 
SD wins Common Core lawsuit over parents ow.ly/WDlA301smBl
 
Yearbook Project Collects Stories of Children Killed in Shootings - The New York Times pllqt.it/PX1LMW
 

AM News: Charter Association Critiques Online Schools

Online Charter Schools Need To Better Serve Students, Charter Groups Say ow.ly/sSZj301r1U6

Charter School Groups Call Out Virtual Schools | US News ow.ly/L5KY301r3vK

Virtual charter schools need “bold action” for change, says national charter school group - Hechinger Report ow.ly/WRKQ301r2Bv

Charter Sector Needs Infusion of New Ideas, Center for Education Reform Says - Education Week ow.ly/9KwI301r3gH

Experts warn of murky results from charter-driven NC schools - AP ow.ly/Nl0r301r1QC

Pro-charter school philanthropic group says it will give to traditional schools too, but not yet | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/1pnA301r1Oj

State delays forcing LA Unified to spend more on high-needs students | EdSource ow.ly/Lm2M301r2dt

Why Preschool Suspensions Still Happen (And How To Stop Them) : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/d9hx301r13i

Report: Gates reforms brought mixed success, slow improvement to Hillsborough schools | Tampa Bay Times ow.ly/PYx8301pvYa

Site News: Gone Fishing. Back Monday

AM News: Homeless Students, Preschool Wages, School Food Battle

With Homeless Students on the Rise, Will New Education Law Help? | US News ow.ly/8w7k301hzfj

Low wages undermine efforts to improve the quality of preschools, federal report says | EdSource ow.ly/q1vw301hxQE

Political critics of Obama target new school meal rules :: SI&A Cabinet Report ow.ly/DbOf301hzji

Achievement Gap For Blacks, Latinos In San Diego Unified Narrows | KPBS ow.ly/jOop301hzh8

Study: Slight progress for CPS students' college graduation prospects - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/WSce301gJ3d
 
At education summit, calls for more revenue for schools | Catalyst Chicago ow.ly/dWdq301hz6P
 
Teacher-led innovation celebrated at summit in Minneapolis | MinnPost ow.ly/TsZb301hye7
 
Coalition says L.A. Unified underfunds neediest students - LA Timesow.ly/VUq5301hxmp
 
Lawmakers Have Deal on Ramapo Schools - WSJ pllqt.it/ncWywi
 
Fewer Hurdles to Graduation for Disabled Students in New York - The New York Times ow.ly/cAnX301hxtL
 
 
 
 

AM News: Tuesday Education News Roundup

Civil rights advocates slam Alexandria school system over discipline data - The Washington Post ow.ly/EtR3301f1nD

An Upper West Side district is looking at an integration plan for its middle schools - Chalkbeat chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2016/…

Brazilian immigrant overcame classroom struggles to rise to top in charter school - The Boston Globe ow.ly/V0aq301dLb6

USC Hybrid High graduates its first class, w/ all 84 heading to college: LA School Report laschoolreport.com/usc-hybrid-hig…

Less test-iness over L.A. teacher evaluations - LA Times ow.ly/7vAG301f187

Why Obama's top education official is visiting N.J. | NJ.com ow.ly/2fJd301f2a8

Tests Find Elevated Lead Levels at 5 More Chicago Schools abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/t…

Denver's Escuela Tlatelolco founded as part of Chicana/o movement in 1970 is trying to go back to its roots goo.gl/0ajKv6

AM News: Duncan @Brookings, Teachers & Tech, Disparate Suspensions

Arne Duncan, President Obama's former Education Secretary, joins Brookings - @ThinkTankWatch http://ow.ly/zkve301aSmc

Half of teachers comfortable with tech, but most use it for testing | Education Dive ow.ly/NOaR301aSgC

Department Of Education Report Shows Racial Disparity In Student Suspensions : NPR ow.ly/l3ZK301ckQ3

As The Number Of Homeless Students Soars, How Schools Can Serve Them Better : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/5WFO301ckMY

Schools in Wichita learn to adapt to the needs of their refugee students | Public Radio International  ow.ly/If4V301cldS

New Pittsburgh superintendent faces more questions on resume hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Feds sue over NYC principal who they say targeted black teachers - The Washington Post ow.ly/1KDo301ckJX

ICYMI: There was a fire drill shooting in Boston last week | VICE | United States pllqt.it/6P97WO

AM News: Duncan @Brookings, Teachers & Tech, Disparate Suspensions

Arne Duncan, President Obama's former Education Secretary, joins Brookings - @ThinkTankWatch http://ow.ly/zkve301aSmc

Half of teachers comfortable with tech, but most use it for testing | Education Dive ow.ly/NOaR301aSgC

Department Of Education Report Shows Racial Disparity In Student Suspensions : NPR ow.ly/l3ZK301ckQ3

As The Number Of Homeless Students Soars, How Schools Can Serve Them Better : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/5WFO301ckMY

Schools in Wichita learn to adapt to the needs of their refugee students | Public Radio International  ow.ly/If4V301cldS

New Pittsburgh superintendent faces more questions on resume hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Feds sue over NYC principal who they say targeted black teachers - The Washington Post ow.ly/1KDo301ckJX

ICYMIL There was a fire drill shooting in Boston last week | VICE | United States pllqt.it/6P97WO

AM News: Detroit Leads Major Districts In Chronic Absences, Malia Graduates

Detroit leads major districts in absences - AP pllqt.it/HoRdtb

NYC Schools Punished Teenagers for Being Victims of Sexual Assault, Complaints Say - NYT ow.ly/YwJp3016gjJ

Michigan legislature approves $617 million bailout package for Detroit schools - The Washington Postow.ly/xqN23017NYU

When the Doors to A Dual Language School Don't Feel Open to Everyone - WNYC ow.ly/QqmQ3017Qkd

Common, Yo-Yo Ma, Arne Duncan promote 'reimagining high school' | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/O2En3017QIh

Not doing it: Fewer high school kids are having sex -StarTribune.com ow.ly/P8a13016sou

Emergency meeting set as incoming Pittsburgh schools superintendent's future uncertain | TribLIVE ow.ly/rXI53017L33

Charter Schools Join Call For Education Funding As Dance Party Breaks Out via @DNAinfoCHI dnain.fo/25OiiIW

Malia Obama to graduate from high school Friday |NOLA.com ow.ly/SkY13017ODX

Malia Obama graduates from high school this week | PBS NewsHour ow.ly/6mqm3017QKh

Former EdSec Arne Duncan Joins Board Of Pluralsight | Fast Company | Business + Innovation pllqt.it/QiMQgN

AM News: Washington State Disputes Federal Absenteeism Data (Plus Detroit, Kansas, NYC)

WA has 2nd highest rate of student absenteeism in U.S., Feds say | The Seattle Times ow.ly/4Pun3015b3h 

Education reform-backed candidates sweep California primary elections - LA School Report ow.ly/1Rrj3015aTg

Latest: Snyder Says $617M Detroit Schools Bailout a 'Fresh Start' - ABC News ow.ly/WBb73015ak0

Kansas Governor Backs $38M Schools Fix for Special Session - ABC News ow.ly/N4453015anA

Annual summer meals program closes hunger gap for students | Education Dive ow.ly/eFpb3015bv6

Maryland Testing Commission not expected to make major cuts to hours of testing - Baltimore Sun ow.ly/wHCC3015boi

Calif. Charter Network Can't Block Union Organizers, Emails, Judge Rules - Teacher Beat - Education Week ow.ly/1ZgJ3015bfu

See also: Mixed ruling on claims Alliance charter school leaders obstructed teachers union organizing | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/Aqm43015aYU

Vermont Consolidation Effort Profiled by PBS NewsHour Fails - State EdWatch - ow.ly/ZJOq3015ae1

Digital Age Tests Security of SAT Exams - The Takeaway - WNYC ow.ly/eEWz3015aA6

New York City to Help Blacks and Hispanics Attend Elite High Schools - The New York Times ow.ly/xevw3015a2L

See also: City to Recruit More Blacks, Latinos for Specialized High Schools - WNYC ow.ly/v7dD3015auE

 

AM News: Chronic Absences, Steady PARCC, Funding Fights Galore

State-by-state look at chronic absenteeism across America hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

New data shows 6.5 million U.S. students chronically absent cabinetreport.com/human-resource…

After Turbulent Waters, PARCC Steadies Itself – InsideSources ow.ly/CpbS3012I3L

Kansas, Illinois, & Other Funding Fights Vex School Districts - WSJ ow.ly/MXo03012J4N

Where Calculus Class Isn't an Option realcleareducation.com/2016/06/07/whe…

Claypool Blames Springfield For Principal Exodus - WBEZ wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Bay Area school funding measures looking like big election winner sfgate.com/education/arti…

How One Brooklyn Charter School Integrates With Intention wnyc.org/story/how-one-…

Mixed ruling on claims Alliance charter school leaders obstructed teachers union organizing scpr.org/news/2016/06/0…

AM News: California Primary Fights, Civil Rights Report, Common Core Wrapup

Police shootings, affordable housing and billions in school bonds on local ballots this week - LA Times ow.ly/aYYz3010eVO

Rift in Democratic Party over education policy spotlighted in record outside spending - KPCC ow.ly/hDFa300Z8wZ

Record Spending Ahead of CA Primary, as Education Policy Divides State's Democrats | The 74 pllqt.it/MpBscc

Black students nearly 4x as likely to be suspended - USA Today ow.ly/T9KB3010gQf

The Civil Rights Problem In U.S. Schools: 10 New Numbers | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio ow.ly/ewNL3010frb

Five eye-opening figures from the U.S. Education Department’s latest civil rights data dump - The Washington Post ow.ly/ljhc3010eYa

Report: Fewer School Suspensions, Lots of Absences - ABC News ow.ly/Mo4p3010fbD

Remember when teacher evaluations were the subject of controversy in LA Unified? Not anymore | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/i3LU3010f6G

Black preschoolers still get suspended much more frequently than white ones - LA Times pllqt.it/kLEJqB

White Students Get Experienced Teachers, While Black Students Get Police In School - Huffington Post ow.ly/x64l3010dXP

The Civil Rights Problem In U.S. Schools: 10 New Numbers : NPR Ed : NPR pllqt.it/QElPJx

What New Yorkers Recall About School Integration Efforts of Earlier Era - WNYC ow.ly/xsi13010fmJ

Bailing On Common Core Tests Is Costing States Millions | The Daily Caller ow.ly/7MnC3010gOG

Nevada Completes Common Core Computer Testing after Meltdown Last Year -- THE Journal ow.ly/RoYg3010gJT

How one innovative school district has closed gaps on harder Common Core tests - The Hechinger Report ow.ly/6kKa3010eSz

This is the most racist math test you'll ever see - Vox bit.ly/1UmawdU

Angered by Stanford assault, SF school leader reveals own rape - SFGate ow.ly/PwD03010fPE

AM News: Clinton's Early Education Plan Rolls Out (Minus Cost Information)

With costs unclear, Clinton lays out ambitious plans for early education | EdSource ow.ly/Rygi300XpXd

Union President, Randi Weingarten, Defends Hillary Clinton on Charter Schools - The New York Times ow.ly/pSf3300Xq33

State says L.A. Unified spends improperly, must redirect hundreds of millions of dollars - LA Times ow.ly/lcfD300XoVj

Without New State Aid, Chicago Won't Open This Fall, CEO Says - State EdWatch - Education Week ow.ly/kAjA300XpLy

Lots of black students, few special ed students at Washington's first charter schools | KUOW News and Information ow.ly/e1rF300XpV3

How Downtown Manhattan Wants to Create More Integrated Schools - WNYCow.ly/yVzf300XpSO

AM News: Grad Rate Record, Chicago Brinksmanship, Student-Teacher Relationship Rankings

U.S. Graduation Rate Breaks Another Record - Education Week ow.ly/HLGP300SQQP

TX leads nation in teacher-student sexual assaults/relationships | khou.compllqt.it/EZGI3V

Chicago Teachers Union blames state school spending impasse on lack of leadership - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/Wc9W300SQ0A

CTU prez suggests teachers could forgo some raises in contract | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/i8eZ100aCFS

US SENATE HOPEFUL FORCED TO EXPLAIN 1ST-TO-COLLEGE CLAIM: Associated Press ow.ly/6zP9300SQMU

Mississippi Bans Public Contributions to Superintendents' Association - State EdWatch - Education Week ow.ly/l3g8300SPU5

17 people, including officer, exposed to pepper spray during brawl at L.A. high school - LA Times ow.ly/16rL300SPsu

Question on Utah biology test about aborting fetus prompts policy change | fox13now.comow.ly/67WI300SRBe

Principal Hired to Revive Struggling Boys and Girls High School May Leave - The New York Times ow.ly/P3ju300SPAl

When you’re 21 and this is your second campus shooting
fusion.net/story/309002/u…

AM News: School Finance Rulings, UCLA Shooting, Racial Disparities

Since 1950, judges in 23 states have ruled school finance formulas unconstitutional @Daarel edweek.org/ew/articles/20…

Anxious parents watch and worry over UCLA shooting - LA Times pllqt.it/MBYfEk

Report on racial disparities in gifted and magnet programs gets strong reaction - The Washington Post ow.ly/sM5l300Qc0c

Kansas Faces New Budget Woes Amid School Funding Fight - ABC News ow.ly/SawE300Qcoa

Portland Parents Grill Superintendent Smith Over Lead Lapses At Portland Schools | KUOW News and Information ow.ly/AKC0300QcwM

NYC invites more schools to try diversity initiatives: wny.cc/Mme3300O8Ow via @SchoolBook

Chicago School Funding Fight Focuses On Class Sizes | WBEZ ow.ly/msQ6300QcPS

Some FL Schools Want to Flunk Kids Who Opt Out of Standardized Tests | TakePart ow.ly/AfH5300Qdqa

State officials find LA Unified shortchanged students | EdSource ow.ly/7HZL300QcAI

The Education Practice That Is Costing Taxpayers Billions Of Dollars ow.ly/g64T300Qdww "School suspensions = $$$$$."

US News: $2.6 Billion In Federal Poverty Funding Going To Wealthier Districts (US News)

At least $2.6B in fed funding goes to districts that are wealthier on average - US News  ow.ly/YPDs300NxkD

New Orleans school unification committee to meet for first time s.nola.com/IyNv4BY

Kansas Parents Worry Schools Are Slipping Amid Budget Battles - The New York Times  ow.ly/J0MD300Nzaw

Take A Ride With A Kentucky School Bus Driver NPR n.pr/1qgU8Dv

High Lead Levels Discovered In Chicago School's Drinking Fountains n.pr/25xX5PW

Teach for America retools efforts to recruit graduates from top colleges wpo.st/bwHd1

Why a High School in Connecticut's Richest County Has Been Failing for 50 Years - The Atlantic ow.ly/nyG7300LF0X

AM News: Big Spending In Local California Education Races

Spending by oil companies, education advocates, business groups and labor unions reaches record levels - LA Times ow.ly/FGQh300ISyS

‘Don’t force us to give up our school’: A Mississippi town is being told to integrate - The Washington Post ow.ly/9YVx300GhGu

20th Street Elementary parents protest potential change in school management - LA Times ow.ly/Wz47300KGok

Active-shooter drills help schools prepare for the worst: AP Article ow.ly/u2iW300KFX4

One Student Tries To Help Others Escape A 'Corridor Of Shame' : NPR Ed pllqt.it/NkB6Fx

What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/KIyQ300KFF4

Harvard Graduate Student's Speech Resonates With Educators : NPR ow.ly/KEte300KFDo

School superintendent candidate proposes $14k raise for Washington teachers ow.ly/69C4300JOrp

 

AM News: New ESSA Regs, Clinton/Sanders Advisers Debate, Ravitch Endorsement

What do parents need to know to find a good school? New federal rules help California find an answer - LA Times ow.ly/wbWG300E3Yg

Education Department proposes rules for judging schools - The Washington Post ow.ly/6Seb300E2Zw

AP: Rules proposed for school accountability | U.S. News | US News ow.ly/FD5c300Cngd

Education Department Releases ESSA Accountability Rules - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/63Oi300E37k

Advisers to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Debate Education Policy - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/dtt2300Dprj

See also: Clinton, Sanders Higher Education Policies Similar - Diverse ow.ly/awgQ300Dpkj

Calling for end to "internecine warfare" among Dems, Ravitch announces she will support the Democratic nominee ow.ly/uZMR300CogP

Inside The College That Abolished The F And Raked In The Cash buzzfeed.com

How 3 top New Orleans public schools keep students out | NOLA.com pllqt.it/FaZEta

In #CharterSchool Era, Montessori Model Flourishes - EdWeek bit.ly/1TYOg9U

In Texas, new math standards look a whole lot like Common Core - The Hechinger Report  ow.ly/YxOU300E3Ba

Facing potential economic downturn, LA Unified considers financial future | EdSource ow.ly/oPM7300E3m7

AM News: CA Charter Advocates Spending Big, 11 States Sue Over Transgender Bathrooms

Charter school groups spending big in California legislative races | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/yr2Y300BFXT

States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Policy - The New York Times ow.ly/jfsH300BFTh

Struggling schools hope arts focus can provide a boost ow.ly/rAa1300AQD2

Now celebrating 20 years, Stand for Children is in 11 states and employes 140 staffers ow.ly/ieie300A7Mv

Audit to examine whether Alliance charter schools spent public funds on 'anti-union campaign' | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/TvpN300BG3l

CPS sending buses of protesters to Springfield to lobby on school funding - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/M97C300BGUa

Firm to pay $11.5 million to settle SF school-bus lawsuit - SFGate ow.ly/TOjG300BGnY

Nation’s most prestigious school science competition has new sponsor: Regeneron - The Washington Post ow.ly/RToK300BFQp

171 survive in National Spelling Bee, but only 45 advance ow.ly/8Lie300AQDU

AM News: Teacher Tenure In CA, Disproportionate Discipline in VA, Plus "Grit" Takedown Study

California's teacher tenure battle is reignited by Vergara appeal and a new bill - LA Times ow.ly/ceOf300zdfT

Vergara plaintiffs file latest appeal, wade into legislative debate on teacher job protections | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/tN7m300zcl0

Foes of teacher tenure, seniority appeal to state Supreme Court - SFGate ow.ly/rxQ6300zcH0

Report: Virginia’s black students three times as likely as whites to face suspension - The Washington Post ow.ly/bl4x300zc89

VA School suspensions disproportionately impact minorities | Fusion pllqt.it/u97r3u

Is ‘grit’ overrated in explaining student success? Harvard researchers have a new theory. - The Washington Postow.ly/GMIB300zc5M

Angela Duckworth Responds To A New Critique Of Grit : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/6ZUj300zcgb

Texan Who Posted Extreme Views Loses Runoff for State Education Post - The New York Times ow.ly/z0OZ300zcdn

Philadelphia plan to fund pre-K would tax soda by the ounce | PBS NewsHour ow.ly/bv7a300zcJT

Teacher abuse payouts top $300 million as L.A. Unified misses warning signs - LA Times ow.ly/TwIt300zddM

Kentucky thoroughly sold its educators on Common Core. How? - The Hechinger Report ow.ly/Kh8H300zdzn

AM News: Gates Chief Admits Common Core Missteps

Gates Chief Acknowledges Common-Core Missteps blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curricu…

School Funding Inequality, Often Measured By State, Is Far Worse Nationally Than You Think @The74 bit.ly/1NCs1tI

Bethune-Cookman Students Still Reeling From A Year That Saw 13 Shooting Victims: NPR ow.ly/8SnE300wxqF

Contentious Lusher board meeting reflects lingering tensions over union issue | NOLA.com ow.ly/AATd300wxfJ

The nation's largest school districts are rushing to fill the coding gap | PBS NewsHour pllqt.it/3SlxHV

Seattle expels preschool kids three times as often as K-12 students. Here’s how to change that. | The Seattle Times ow.ly/nskG300wyDW

Fact-checking the LA teachers union's charter school costs estimate | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/WYQJ300wxue

Texas education board candidate known for conspiracy posts - AP Article ow.ly/Eg3u300wxC0

Feds: Detroit Paid $1.27M for Tutoring That Wasn't Provided - ABC News ow.ly/ZXui300wxSw

D'oh! A misspelled word on this high school diploma - LA Times ow.ly/V0mm300wyIp

AM News: Senate Debates Proposed ESSA Funding Rule (Where's Clinton?)

Battle Raging Over Implementation of Every Student Succeeds Act | US News ow.ly/7EIh300mAYa

Sen. Murray supports USDE without endorsing Obama rule -- still no word from Clinton campaign? -- Politics K-12 ow.ly/uJZS300mL0z

Biggest Transitions Facing States for ESSA Accountability Flagged in New Report - Politics K-12 ow.ly/MaGp300mAEB

Publisher's ultimatim in test leak riles educators | 12NEWS.com ow.ly/dmOo300mKku

Paying Students May Raise Test Scores, But The Lesson Is Not Over : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/s6m9300mAxa

LAUSD administrative staff jumps 22 percent even as enrollment drops - LA School Report ow.ly/MEXY300mLSv

Wisconsin Supreme Court Affirms Power of State Superintendent - State EdWatch - Education Week ow.ly/Aua5300mAIF

Online School Enriches Affiliated Companies if Not Its Students - The New York Times ow.ly/MwXc300mAtj

California to Revise Textbooks to Reflect Diversity - ABC News ow.ly/bFea300mBaT

AM News: Federal Funding Dispute, Segregation Surge, CA Grad Rate Uptick

The 'Intolerable' Fight Over School Money : NPR Ed : NPR pllqt.it/EfH7Sc

On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, new evidence that U.S. schools are resegregating - Washington Post ow.ly/yL26300k0sk

Black And Latino Students Lose Out To White Peers. And It's Getting Worse. - HuffPost ow.ly/NiC7300k1fl

Lusher teachers reject union for collective bargaining | NOLA.comow.ly/BwCh300k1Vu

California high school students graduating at record rate - SFGate ow.ly/tykr300k20z

Are more engaging classes improving California graduation rates? scpr.org/news/2016/05/1…

Boston Students Walk Out To Protest Proposed Cuts ow.ly/xshc300k26F

LAUSD puts millions into its magnet expansion - LA School Report ow.ly/G6JP300k0eG

Girls better at leveraging tech to solve problems - POLITICO ow.ly/X4IT300k1Xc

AM News: Girls Beat Boys On Tech/Engineering Test, Plus Other Tuesday Stories

Girls outscore boys on inaugural national test of technology, engineering skills - The Washington Post  ow.ly/PjPe300hr1w 

PA Governor not ready to revise teacher layoff law :: SI&A Cabinet Report ow.ly/Ssgt300hrF3

Pearson gets emergency test scoring contract from Tennessee | Chalkbeatow.ly/Zz2z1005u57

A First: Pell Grants For High School Students Who Take College Classes : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/dd6y300hr9s

Some, But Not All of New i3 Grants Will Prioritize School Integration - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/TK7d300hrdt

Desegregation order: Mississippi district must merge schools: AP Article ow.ly/9Rfb300hrfY

Candidate for CPS principals' group arrested on phone charge | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/AjvX300hrQe

What if one culture shares multiple languages? That’s a challenge Oregon is taking up with its Somali students. ow.ly/keqD300hrnc

Uncovering the Stark Disparities Behind School Money - ProPublica ow.ly/wkcn300hrLK

Old time courtesies getting new currency in Maryland schools offsetting disrespect with etiquette lessons. fw.to/oEY9Jlh

Chicago Principal Grapples With Potential Budget Cuts | WBEZ ow.ly/yKx7300g9Ck

AM News: Bathroom Access, Detroit's Demise, SF's TFA Opt-Out

Few Solutions in Texas School Finance Ruling - The New York Times ow.ly/TqeV300eLMs

Detroit schools' decline and teacher sickout reflect bad economy and demographic shifts - LA Times ow.ly/4Xwk300dcsG

SF school leaders give Teach for America a time-out - San Francisco Chronicle ow.ly/uQBo300eMB0

Gov. Wolf pledges to veto bill that diminishes teacher seniority ow.ly/OQwx300eOsl

CPS: School budget cuts next year could top 20 percent, absent state action - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/p0Ol300dPt5

Abdul Wright of Best Academy is 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year | Star Tribune ow.ly/L1aO1004Z5f

How Denver Public Schools will decide to close low-performing schools | Chalkbeat ow.ly/AV8G300eOYY

Some embrace Obama administration’s transgender directive, others vow to fight - The Washington Post ow.ly/xrTG300eLKg

In Many School Districts, Transgender Bathroom Access Is The Norm : NPR ow.ly/z6RV300eLRR

A transgender 9-year-old tells her story - LA Times ow.ly/3QTH300eLtl

Math. Science. Recess. Minecraft? Twitch club brings gaming to school - LA Times ow.ly/LZui300c7pT 

AM News: Transgender Bathrooms, ESSA Conflict

U.S. Directs Public Schools to Allow Transgender Access to Restrooms nyti.ms/1WtMvrd

See also: Reaction To White House Directive On Transgender Bathrooms : NPR ow.ly/6cM2300a7Jc

USDE says it's trying to protect poor children. A senator says they’re trying to break the law. - WashPost ow.ly/Q78T300a7BL

Report: California’s charter schools lag behind traditional schools in graduating students | EdSource ow.ly/b3ar300a8br

CA schools will soon be on the hook for things like suspensions, attendance and graduation rates - LA Times ow.ly/eHlY3008Sc3

LAUSD votes to create thousands more magnet school seats in 2017 - LA Times pllqt.it/YymcSR

LAUSD makes $$ from charters, contradicting @UTLAnow-funded study, docs show.  LA School Report buff.ly/1Nso76y

Va. governor moves to upend traditional high school - The Washington Post ow.ly/29mq300a7ww

DC School Chief's Plea for Contractor Cash Draws Complaint - ABC News ow.ly/Kl5l300a7Py

Principals bracing to lose 20 percent in school budgets | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/qo8L300a8i5

More Chicago kids live in 'affluence bubble' than in most U.S. cities - Crain's Chicago Business ow.ly/XBsq300a7xo

Children in disadvantaged neighborhoods more likely to see local schools close. | USAPP pllqt.it/0eRQ4i

NAACP in St. Petersburg calls for Pinellas school superintendent Mike Grego to resign | Tampa Bay Times ow.ly/kJWs3008SeE

AM News: Who Cares About ESSA When There's A $63M HS Football Stadium In Texas

That’s Right: $63 Million for a Football Stadium … for High Schoolers - The New York Times ow.ly/9LNQ3008f0E

New York’s Increase in Pre-K Funding Leads Nation - WSJ ow.ly/GKzk3008ftO

California's schools will soon be on the hook for things like suspensions, attendance and graduation rates - LA Times http://ow.ly/8bOE3008jBy

Enrollment in state-funded preschool inched up in 2014-15 - AP Article ow.ly/vN3w3008faf

A 'borderless' school district with lots of choices: LA's superintendent outlines priorities | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/mwpv3008f83

Arne Duncan, Priscilla Chan Discuss Next Steps for K-12 Education - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/e77G3008f6N

N.C. school board caught up in ‘bathroom bill’ debate after voting to okay pepper spray, mace - The Washington Post ow.ly/XFCg3008eXo

These 2 teens with similar backgrounds took very different paths to college - LA Times ow.ly/OYAe3008eQ2

AM News: Wednesday Morning Roundup

Do new charter schools really cost L.A. Unified more than $500 million a year? - LA Times ow.ly/dNLB3006pKB

It's Unlikely North Carolina Schools Would Lose Federal Funding Over HB 2 ow.ly/Xm643006qfT

25 hedge fund managers earned more last year than every kindergarten teacher in America - Vox ow.ly/fxnS3006upX

Bill to end seniority in teacher layoffs heads to Wolfow.ly/JHW83006ujS

New Orleans tries to mix charter schools with democracy: Is this the district of the future? - The Washington Post ow.ly/aR1A3006pYC

CA must include suspension rates as measure of school success | EdSource ow.ly/MpBp3006sVz

Study: Black teachers more likely to recommend black students for gifted programs ow.ly/4IUL3006uoD

School bullying is serious public-health problem, federal panel says | The Seattle Times ow.ly/ux8q3006usR

Court Sides With Teacher in N.Y. Evaluation-Rating Lawsuit - Teacher Beat - Education Week ow.ly/FcaF3006un8

AM News: NOLA Plan Returns Charters To Local Control

New Orleans Plan: Charter Schools, With a Return to Local Control - The New York Times ow.ly/T2Bk3004sT8

Yes, the feds could pull North Carolina’s education funding for violating transgender civil rights - Washington Post ow.ly/3EXB3004sJw

U.S. Urges Colleges to Rethink Questions About Criminal Records - The New York Times ow.ly/9aLI3004sG6

Teacher prep programs attracting/accepting disproportionate share of white candidates pllqt.it/BkQOjO

NYC mayor draws scrutiny over developer-funded pet project - Salon.com ow.ly/MBKV3004teR

Union-commissioned report says charter schools are bleeding money from traditional ones - LA Times ow.ly/rB5y3004t8p

Don't just invest in charter schools': school board seeks help to grow L.A. Unified's best programs | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/wTPa3004sEc

How migrant students from Central America get shut out of some US schools | Public Radio International ow.ly/1oIT3004sDo

AM News: NJ Changes Common Core Name, NY School Struggle With ELL Rules

New Jersey Changes Names of Common Core Standards, Makes Few Changes - State EdWatch - Education Week ow.ly/HpFZ3002wMX

New York Schools Struggle With New Rules to Help Students Learning English - The New York Timesow.ly/4Cfo3002vEs

Teach For America Ends Pre-Training Pilot Focused on Cultural Competency bit.ly/1s0Wbxj #teaching

WGN: Corruption behind Removal of Chicago Principal "Runs Very Deep & Very High" - YouTube ow.ly/wnCX3002tKx

After teachers union protest, tensions rise on shared LAUSD-charter campus | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/UhYu3002vN

Investigation: Chicago Schools Not in Need of State Takeover - ABC News ow.ly/WVjM3002wHf

Chicago Public Schools Expand Guidelines For Transgender Students : NPR ow.ly/ofmj3002vIC

High school yearbook misidentifies Muslim student as 'Isis Phillips' - LA Times ow.ly/MiU23001IjS

AM News: Detroit Back To School, School Crime Decline

Detroit schools back in session after promise teachers will be paid - The Washington Post ow.ly/4npwfc

Government reports drop in overall crime in nation's schools | McClatchy DC ow.ly/4npymM

School crime rates down in most every category — except sex crimes at colleges - The Washington Post ow.ly/4npwop

North Dakota, Wyoming Move Away From Smarter Balanced Tests - Edweek - blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

Fight brewing over new school accountability system scpr.org/news/2016/05/0…

Chicago Teachers Union says it still hasn't decided timing on strike - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/4npuHj

Obama White House Reflects on K-12 Legacy - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/4nmXaU

In Colorado, School Funding Lags Despite A Booming Economy | CPR ow.ly/4npzbM

AM News: Detroit Sickout Day 2, EdSec Talks Integration & Tolerance

Teacher Protest Shuts Almost All Detroit Public Schools - The New York Times https://t.co/hfyCvr8TXQ

Detroit Teachers Essentially Close Schools in Latest ‘Sickout’ - WSJ https://t.co/mQOS5tiq4R

Teacher protests close most Detroit schools again Tuesday - The Washington Post https://t.co/pTlVSsQRmz

Chicago Teachers Union says it still hasn't decided timing on strike - Chicago Tribune https://t.co/7Qp7fS6ctg

Secretary John King: Integration and Diversity Can Power School Improvement - Politics K-12 - Education Week

Education secretary calls for repeal of 2 transgender laws -AP Article

Blame for failure of TNReady test is widespread - Kox News https://t.co/Kyz2K0r6m1

Wyoming Cuts Ties With Consortium Before Choosing New Standardized Test | Wyoming Public Media https://t.co/pKaDnGBhkR

UTLA to protest at schools this week; hundreds of charter parents object - LA School Report https://t.co/I3OW2ifdJz

School districts are a big reason for the rise in income segregation in the U.S. - LA Times https://t.co/JFHxP6Q5HE

BPS’ Chang: Schools must close poverty, privilege gap | Boston Herald https://t.co/Ignfla5v8s

AM News: Jane Sanders On Testing, Clinton Treads Lightly, Plus Detroit and Chicago

Jane Sanders: Bernie and I Stand With Unions and Against Standardized Testing - Politics K-12 via The Nation https://t.co/bQ1dLOWTWE

In NY, Clinton treads lightly in praise of uncontroversial school [Eagle Academy]| POLITICO

Sick-out by Teachers Shuts Nearly All Detroit Public Schools - ABC News https://t.co/sDjoln5DAA

CTU: Teachers leaning away from May strike  

Nearly 300 11th graders opt out in Burbank CA | 89.3 KPCC https://t.co/1d1AvP93wk

Paying For America's Schools: Is There A Better Way? : NPR https://t.co/fp9lMGiWAI

Access to education a challenge for NY immigrants | Newsday https://t.co/4PvvGlkS1H

AM News: Friday News Roundup

Reactions to 12th Grade NAEP Declines? Mostly Tempered - Curriculum Matters - Education Week https://t.co/Ear2PvwBl8

Study: No Child Left Behind Improved Teacher Attendance in Struggling Schools | The 74 http://ow.ly/4neKrA

National Teacher of the Year: I was a teen mom, and it was teachers who changed my life - Washington Post https://t.co/ffTrGPW6kn

Michigan Caught between Common Core and other state’s old standards :: SI&A Cabinet Report
 
School choir invited back to 9/11 memorial after being cut off midperformance -

 

Charter schools sharing LAUSD campuses: Nobody loves it, everyone has to live with it | 89.3 KPCC https://t.co/hsGj8q0Xld

Teacher unions return to some New Orleans schools - NOLA.com https://t.co/jysf6V8E8i

L.A. Schools Insist 6,000 High School Seniors With Failing Grades Are ‘On Track’ to Graduate in 6 Weeks | The 74 http://ow.ly/4neK9J

Detroit principal pleads guilty in kickback scam - AP Article

 

AM News: Tennessee Cancels Testing/Contract, Election Wins/Losses In Maryland & Baltimore

Tennessee cancels standardized testing in elementary and middle schools, citing delayed delivery of exams - WPost ow.ly/4nbVTA

Knox County cancels TNReady for grades 3-8 after state terminates contract with test company https://t.co/PEZBOXgAqT

Longest-serving member on Md. school board is defeated in election - The Washington Post ow.ly/4nbVZR

DeRay Mckesson finishes 6th in Democratic primary for Baltimore mayor - Baltimore Sun https://t.co/crokzPvM9S

Struggling School Districts Find Little Help In Pennsylvania n.pr/1Np4mHA

Current, Former Detroit Principals Charged in Bribery Case - ABC News ow.ly/4nbWxO

Some principals charged with kickbacks faced financial woes - AP Article ow.ly/4nbWky

Chicago Public Schools making contingency plans for possible strike - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/4nbY4u

Mississippi Eyes National Board-Certified Talent for High-Needs Districts - Teacher Beat - Education Week ow.ly/4nbY0J

4th New Orleans charter school votes for union: International High | NOLA.com http://ow.ly/4nc01n

AM News: Here Come Uninspiring New NAEP Scores For HS Seniors

Most High School Seniors Aren't College Or Career Ready, Says 'Nation's Report Card' : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/4n9oj1 

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation's 12th-graders - AP https://t.co/ANTh5sWVJh

 America's high school seniors' reading and math scores have hit a wall - LA Times pllqt.it/Z4qQVg

Test Scores Show a Decline in Math Among High School Seniors - The New York Times ow.ly/4n9mLQ

U.S. high school seniors slip in math and show no improvement in reading - The Washington Post ow.ly/4n9oft

TNReady Testing Patience of Parents / Public News Service ow.ly/4n9n4N

Career Education Making a Comeback in US High Schools - ABC News ow.ly/4n9oyt

Troy LaRaviere Accused By CPS Of Misusing Equipment, Accounting Missteps dnain.fo/1WR3JOx

Lusher NOLA Charter School Board Rejects Petition To Recognize Union | WWNO

Michelle Obama Encourages New York Students to Reach Higher - ABC News ow.ly/4n9mOb

AM News: NJ One Of Just 7 States Using PARCC Common Core Test

N.J. one of just 7 states still using PARCC tests in 2016 | NJ.com ow.ly/4n6z4s

Senator Alexander Blames Feds For TNReady Delays | Nashville Public Radio ow.ly/4n6AhG

Kentucky's Unprecedented Success In School Funding Is On The Line : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/4n6ytv

How Massachusetts Became The Best State In Education : NPR ow.ly/4n6ybi

School budget laws complicate tracking of Common Core spending | EdSource ow.ly/4n6z8z

When Arne Duncan visits Memphis on Friday, he’ll see part of his legacy as U.S. ed chief | Chalkbeat ow.ly/4n6zbb

First Lady Michelle Obama to host college signing event in Harlem | New York Amsterdam News view ow.ly/4n6zeV

Wisconsin Prom Shooting Leaves Teenage Suspect Dead and Town Shaken - The New York Times ow.ly/4n6y4E

Cruz takes lessons on education from Milton Friedman, his faith politico.com/story/2016/04/…

Morning News: Calm Test Season In NOLA, School Spending Week 2

Revised Common Core tests spark little debate, no widespread boycotts this year: The New Orleans Advocate ow.ly/4n2NI5

What Difference Does A Dollar Make? : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/4n3NQH

What Happened When One Of New Jersey's Poorest School Districts Increased Spending - WNYC ow.ly/4n3NvX

In Chicago Schools, $11,000 Doesn’t Mean What It Means In The Suburbs | WBEZ ow.ly/4n3OlV

Cries about national teacher shortages might be overblown - The Hechinger Report ow.ly/4n3Pg5

Black Lives Matter Gave Him Fame, but Baltimore Isn't Biting - ABC News ow.ly/4n3Pib

See also: Obama Says Movements Like Black Lives Matter ‘Can’t Just Keep on Yelling’ - The New York Times ow.ly/4n2IeP

(The Latest) Corruption Charges In Detroit's Struggling Schools : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/4n3Nsg

D.C. staggers bell times at rival high schools after an uptick in conflicts - The Washington Post ow.ly/4n3MCq

Texas Teachers Union Sues to Block New Evaluation System - Teacher Beat - Education Week ow.ly/4n3PjK

 

AM News: Sanders Slams Removal Of "Insubordinate" Chicago Principal

Bernie Sanders blames principal Troy LaRaviere removal on "Mayor Emanuel’s unhealthy obsession with taking revenge.” bit.ly/1Nn0ufj [See also: dnain.fo/26i2ufc]

Investigation on K12, a VA company operating online schools in CA and elsewhere bayareane.ws/1NheA1I

New Jersey Postpones PARCC Exam After Technical Problems - State EdWatch - Education Week ow.ly/4mYMco

Tennessee braces for TNReady testing delays — again — as state blames testing vendor — again | Chalkbeat ow.ly/4mYLnY

Delaware girl dies after fight with other girls in high school bathroom - The Washington Post ow.ly/4mYLuO

Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools - AP Article ow.ly/4mYMVe

Teacher’s aide arrested as "deeply disturbing" video shows him slamming student to the ground wapo.st/1VnZH0r

TN Kids Slapped In Handcuffs At Tennessee School Over Video Of Fight ow.ly/4mXcTW

AM News: NJ Glitches Mar Generally Uneventful Common Core Testing Season

Technical Glitch Foils Wednesday Testing in New Jersey - WSJ ow.ly/4mW8om

See also NJ.com & Pearson letter.

Newark 'Unity' slate sweeps city school board elections | NJ.com ow.ly/4mUZqa

Outspoken Chicago Principal Ousted for "Insubordination" & Told To Stay Home dnain.fo/1qEwWj2

Lewis: Rauner Owes CPS Back Tuition for 'Clouting' Child into Payton High dnain.fo/1NBT3M5

B2 could end up costing NC pubic schools nearly $900 million ow.ly/4mW8WK

College Board Attacks ACT's Live Teaching Prep Service - High School & Beyond - Education Week ow.ly/4mW6uW

Majority in statewide CA survey says public schools do ‘good’ job - SFGate ow.ly/4mW6jE

Chicago Ramps Up Campaign to Push State for More Funding - District Dossier - Education Week ow.ly/4mW6lr

Principal backs students who sought gender-neutral bathroom | Fresno Bee ow.ly/4mW8iX

 

AM News: Houston School Flooding, Another Chicago Strike Looms

Houston, Flooded: Twitter Captures Chaos as Some Schools Close, and Other Students Brave the Deluge | The 74 ow.ly/4mQSSy

Chicago Teachers Union says no firm plans on strike as talks continue - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/4mPPM4

Who should pay for teachers' retirement – charter school or district? LA Times

Texas, Arizona high schools dominate new U.S. News rankings - The Washington Post ow.ly/4mQRC0

Costs for building LA Unified's data system may top $200 million, but is an end in sight? | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/4mQRDC

Hillary Clinton's ties to for-profit education companies like Laureate ow.ly/4mQSqL

Teachers union rips educator pay study | Boston Herald ow.ly/4mQSQW

Tests show elevated lead in 6 suburban Detroit schools - AP Article ow.ly/4mQRGv

AM News: EdSec Touts Arts & Sciences, Minn. Tenure Law Challenged

Education Secretary John King: It's Time To Stop Ignoring The Arts And Sciences ow.ly/10EBxt

Suit accuses Minnesota of protecting bad teachers at students' expense -StarTribune.com ow.ly/10EBZ1

Teacher Tenure Is Challenged Again in a Minnesota Lawsuit - The New York Times ow.ly/10EAmN

In San Juan, San Jose and Poway, districts & unions innovate to evaluate teachers | EdSource ow.ly/10EBFr

New York considering using scores on AP exams and SAT subject tests in evaluations | Chalkbeat ow.ly/10EByM

These 3 California school districts allow staff to pack guns to work - LA Times ow.ly/10EBB9

The Trump Effect': Hatred, Fear And Bullying On The Rise In Schools ow.ly/10EBDC

Broadway's 'Hamilton' Makes Its Way Into NYC's High School Curriculum : NPR ow.ly/10EAor

Balloon ‘spacecraft,’ prosthetic limbs and subway vacuums thrill White House science fair wpo.st/ZCKU1

 

AM News: Finding & Serving Gifted Black & Latino Kids

Paradise Valley AZ - The Rare District That Recognizes Gifted Latino Students : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/10C6Tz

Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go Undiscovered - The New York Times ow.ly/10uDsB

The $3B plan to get every California kid into preschool - LA Times ow.ly/10C7vw

Success Academy Charter School Network Receives $25 Million Gift - The New York Times ow.ly/10C78e

BC janitor to see fifth child graduate from the college - The Boston Globe ow.ly/10C6EE

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