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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…

AM News: MA Charter Opposition, NC Hyper-Segregation, FL Test-Cutting

WBUR Poll: Mass. Voters Oppose Charter School Expansion, And Back Legal Weed - WBUR nzzl.us/wENJpW5

UNC report calls Wilmington schools "hyper-segregated" - News - Wilmington Star News - Wilmington, NC ow.ly/W7vN304ata3

Private School Choice Programs Muddle Delivery of Federal Services, Says GAO - Charters & Choice - Education Week ow.ly/Ipd1304cLZ2

Your State's Schools Are In Trouble When A Judge Says ... npr.org/sections/ed/20…

De Blasio blames testing system for diversity lack at top schools - NY Daily News ow.ly/wxnz304aYxF

Miami-Dade School District Cuts Testing Again | NBC 6 South Florida ow.ly/awu8304aYzY

CA school districts baffled about why they’re on English learners monitoring list scpr.org/news/2016/09/1…

Union argues law removing tenure for Kansas teachers is unconstitutional| The Kansas City Star ow.ly/dPzd304cKBl

New teacher training favored by charters comes to Denver as critics sound off | Chalkbeat ow.ly/gjks304cLTs 
 
More schools adopt new way to handle student misbehavior | The Seattle Times ow.ly/TiNZ304cLPY
 
Recess four times a day? Why some schools are now letting kids play an hour a day. washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sh…
 
For Kids, Anxiety About School Can Feel Like 'Being Chased By A Lion' npr.org/sections/ed/20…
 
These kids now have a life without homework - The Boston Globe ow.ly/RK19304asZt

AM News: Texas Confronts Special Ed Limits, US Tracks Discrimination, & More

Officials vow to end limits put on special ed - Houston Chronicle http://ow.ly/Sp0n304acdY

Districts offer range of supports for refugee students, families | Education Dive ow.ly/ixYd3048VzB

 The U.S. Has Started Tracking Religious Discrimination In Schools huffingtonpost.com/2016/09/12/the…

3-week flood hiatus ends for Livingston Parish schools students nola.com/education/inde…

Riding the bus with Education Secretary John King washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

MA State Education Board Chair Gave $100K to Pro-Charter Group ow.ly/ZjqS304aaoE

More schools adopt new way to handle student misbehavior seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

ESSA Raises K-12 Stakes in 2016 State-Level Elections - Education Week ow.ly/bTml304abln
 
CTU strike talk abounds, but 2012 smack talk subsides | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/LUD4304aamT
 
Unions Go 1 for 2 in PA & NYC Charter School Representation Elections | Bloomberg BNA ow.ly/iuIa304aaJS
 
Apple Offers Free App to Teach Children Coding (iPads Sold Separately)  nytimes.com/2016/09/13/tec…
 
Students perform above grade level with surprising frequency, report finds scpr.org/news/2016/09/1…

AM News: CA Settles Over ELL Kids, Louisiana Kids Go Back To School

Feds say some students went a decade without help learning English. After lawsuit, state pledges new support latimes.com/local/educatio…

See also: California settles with US justice department over services to English learner students scpr.org/news/2016/09/0…

Flood-Ravaged Schools In Louisiana Try To Get Students Back On Track : NPR http://ow.ly/Bz2x3047NRo

Clinton's and Trump's Plans to Help Education Differ Sharply - AP - abcn.ws/2cop4eO via @ABC

U.S. education secretary visiting Chattanooga to talk about teacher leadership this week | Times Free Press ow.ly/PT0p3046LaT

In Connecticut, a Wealth Gap Divides Neighboring Schools nytimes.com/2016/09/12/nyr…

LAUSD tries a face-to-face approach to bring dropouts back to school scpr.org/news/2016/09/0…

Cleveland retreats on performance pay for teachers |cleveland.com ow.ly/SVM33047ECc

More School Counselors, in a Bid to Help Graduation Rates wnyc.org/story/counseli…

Advanced Placement participation soars in D.C. Public Schools washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

As State Schools Chief Steps Aside, Two Newcomers Vie For Job kuow.org/post/state-sch…

Arne Duncan won't rule out a run for office | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/qVq83047EIN

Chicago Schools Progress Report Highlights Gains in On-Track, Dropout Rates | Chicago Tonight | WTTW ow.ly/CgRA100jKbv

Driver dies, several hurt as school bus carrying football team crashes near Denver airport ow.ly/Q8g43046RYN

AM News: Warren Stays Silent On MA Charter Question, Trump Promotes Choice, CT Lawsuit Fallout

MA Senator Elizabeth Warren still undecided on lifting charter school cap | Boston Herald ow.ly/RRmA3042gZ5

Trump pitches $20 billion education plan at Ohio charter school that received poor marks from state - Washington Post ow.ly/60ks3043tVS

Trump Pitches Using Federal Funds for School Choice, Champions Merit Pay blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

News Analysis: Crux of Connecticut Judge’s Grim Ruling: Schools Are Broken nytimes.com/2016/09/09/nyr…

Public Schools Brace For Likely Reforms After Connecticut Court Decision npr.org/2016/09/08/493…

Louisiana Kids Return To School, A Bubble Of Normalcy After Massive Floods npr.org/2016/09/08/493…

School informed parents of low-performing students they could opt out of state tests washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

8 sobering takeaways from Oregon's latest Smarter Balanced test scores | OregonLive.com ow.ly/Lh9J3043tM9

Gentrification: how a changing neighborhood affects local schools scpr.org/programs/take-…

How NYC's First Puerto Rican Librarian Brought Spanish To The Shelves wamu.org/programs/all_t…

Texas High School Student Shoots Classmate, Kills Self huffingtonpost.com/2016/09/08/tex…

AM News: Police In Schools, CT Edfunding Lawsuit, State Scores, & More

Obama Administration To Schools: Stop Using Police To Enforce Rules huffingtonpost.com/2016/09/07/pol…

Obama administration urges schools to clarify role of school police washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Judge: Connecticut education funding system unconstitutional hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Judge, Citing Inequality, Orders Connecticut to Overhaul Its School System nytimes.com/2016/09/08/nyr…

Oregon academic achievement mostly flat in second year of Common Core tests | OregonLive.com ow.ly/db9J3040RRb

New test scores show math is challenge for MO students, achievement gap persists | SLPR ow.ly/esIm303ZYXo @Dalesinger 
 

In Montgomery And Prince George's, A New Way To Earn A High School Diploma wamu.org/news/16/09/07/…

What people in St. Paul want from the next school superintendent — and the search process minnpost.com/education/2016…
 
ParentCorps, New Effort Aims to Support Preschool Social Skills - WSJ ow.ly/1stt3040abr
 
Chicago Charters Open After Winning State Appeal wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…
 
The Title: Parent Coordinator. The Job: Whatever Needs to Be Done nytimes.com/2016/09/08/nyr…
 
Despite progress, teacher vacancies linger as Philly schools openow.ly/9krz3040aj6
 
Student Says He’s Being Harassed For Not Pledging Allegiancewbez.org/shows/wbez-new…
 
 

AM News: State Testing Study, Detroit Contract Agreement, & More

In Detroit, schools and teachers reach pact ow.ly/dQBd303YzYe

Parents Sue After New York State Denies Money to ‘Failing’ Schools - The New York Times ow.ly/ksdB303YzWu

State Testing Disruptions Likely Produced Dips and Gains in Student Scores, Study Says - Market Brief ow.ly/rOjU303XayY

An Effective but Exhausting Alternative to High School Suspensions nytimes.com/2016/09/11/mag…

Christie blasts teachers union, calls for longer school year during back-to-school event burlingtoncountytimes.com/news/local/chr…

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Calls Teachers Union 'Mafia,' Signs Education Bills blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

CTU chief Lewis balks at CPS' request to stop pension benefits | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/Z511303XNAI 

On Eve Of Court Hearing, WA Lawmakers Get An Earful On School Funding kuow.org/post/eve-court…

Final ESSA supplanting regs seem to offer a compromise cabinetreport.com/human-resource…
 
Chicago Schools Open Up With Fewer Staff wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…
 
New evidence that summer programs can make a difference for poor children  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 

AM News: Back To School, Post-Recession Inequalities, Absenteeism, & More

Divided America: Many schools left behind in recovery nola.com/education/inde…
 
Education Secretary Says Status Quo In Schools Is 'Unacceptable' https://n.pr/2ciFCpf
 
American schools have a chronic absentee problem washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
Preschool Suspensions Still Happen And That's Not OK With Connecticut n.pr/2aY2I33

CPS begins new school year with same old problems - Tribune fw.to/qDvy7Vf

Budget Cuts Take Center Stage In Chicago Teacher Contract Fight wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Chicago’s Graduation Rate Goes Up Again wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

A closer look at LA test scores for English learners, magnet schools and charters latimes.com/local/educatio…

Detroit teachers reach contract agreement with school district nzzl.us/9gApe9t

Former Seattle charter school cuts back, sheds grades 2-5 seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

'You are not alone': A look at the rising trend of teacher 'onboarding' newsworks.org/index.php/loca…

A Texas teacher named her class the j-word. Her racial slur defense: ignorance. - The Washington Post ow.ly/aLbj303Sets

Chicago-area teacher spent summer helping Syrian refugees - Chicago Tribune pllqt.it/kw7bqi

Online K-12 School Fights Attempt To Check If 17K Students Really Show Up - BuzzFeed News ow.ly/4ICy303W9sK

Newark schools reopen, not water fountains, after lead scare hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

 

AM News: FLOTUS, EdSec, Lead Exposure Research, & More

U.S. education chief to visit New Orleans, Baton Rouge nola.com/education/inde…

Top Clinton advisor Anne O'Leary splits with Goodwin Liu - SFChronicle pllqt.it/4wPwvC

Michelle Obama visits the District’s Howard University with host of NBC’s ‘Late Night’ wpo.st/3g5w1 

Small reductions in children’s lead exposure dramatically improve educational outcomes - Vox pllqt.it/rRZvJY

In Austin Public Schools, a Clear Divide on AP Test Passing Rates | KUT ow.ly/hNfy303Ofrd

Room for compromise as teachers strike vote nears | Chicago Reporter ow.ly/wKyT303P7b0

N.J. triples weight of PARCC results in teacher evaluations | NJ.comow.ly/Zbz4303PQwH

New Jersey Teachers Union Ordered to Court Over Benefit Negotiations blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…
 
Under New Policy for Homeless Families, Children Can Miss Less School nyti.ms/2bFMpwq
 
Chicago Public Schools Re-opens South Side Neighborhood High School wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Welcome to first grade! Please bring two reams of copy paper with you kuow.org/post/welcome-f…

AM News: New Fed School Spending Rules, NYT Lead Testing Dispute, & More

Obama administration proposes rules for how school districts spend money meant for poor kids washingtonpost.com/news/education…
 
RITZ'S OFFICE BACKED LUCRATIVE DEAL WITHOUT BIDDING - Associated Press ow.ly/SIp1303NpRj

Homeless students get more attention under new education law hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Amid Opioid Epidemic, States Experiment With Recovery High Schools ow.ly/AcZi303NpN9

School Closures: Americans Oppose Them, But Research Suggests They're Not A Bad Idea n.pr/2bzTfTc

The school that art saved - Christian Science Monitor fw.to/m5vSnoD

California teachers union launches campaign to link billionaires with charter schools edsource.org/2016/californi…

Pro-Charter School Group Is Shelling Out $100,000 To Prove John Oliver Wrong huffingtonpost.com/2016/08/30/joh…

Extra special welcoming day for Syrian refugee students joining Baltimore school foxbaltimore.com/news/local/ext…
 
Lead Tests on New York City Schools’ Water May Have Masked Scope of Risk nytimes.com/2016/09/01/nyr…

NYC Stands By Water Testing Protocol in Schools wnyc.org/story/city-sta…

NYC public schools have been underreporting bullying: report - NY Daily News ow.ly/GDZV303Ns9h

AM News: Loosened Teacher Licensing, Vergara Followup, Inadequate Refugee Education, & More

States Loosen Teacher-Licensure Rules Amid Shortage Fears blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Despite Vergara Ruling, Teacher-Tenure Battles Set to Heat Up - Education Week ow.ly/WfyH303KTSm

FBI raids home of ex-College Board official in probe of SAT leak | Reuters ow.ly/XgaS303Jlyn

Staunch City Hall critic abandons appeal & resigns as principal of top Chicago school - Chicago Magazine ow.ly/TgME303K1Go

ACLU claims Lancaster PA denies refugees proper education | PhillyVoice pllqt.it/OUxLlL

Finally, a disturbing trend in education shows signs of reversal - LA Times ow.ly/R0xk303KRDj

Why was it the ACLU, not charter school overseers, who called out 'illegal' behaviors? scpr.org/news/2016/08/3…

Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions Of Students wamu.org/news/16/08/31/…
 
Why did Washington's schools get an F in recent test results? kuow.org/post/why-did-w…
 
Lead Tests on New York City Schools’ Water May Have Masked Scope of Risk - The New York Times ow.ly/bOEB303KVB0

In Chicago, preparing teachers for the classrooms that need them most - NewsHour  feedproxy.google.com/~r/NewshourHea…

AM News: PDK Poll Results, Renewed Focus On Attendance, & More

Vast Majority of Americans Want Failing Schools Fixed, Not Closed, Poll Finds blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Confusion Over Purpose of U.S. Education System | US News https://t.co/M3ygdtbpbc

Four charts reveal what Americans think about education | Chalkbeat ow.ly/kKvJ100iyNj #PDKPoll

Poll Finds Decreasing Public Support for Teacher-Tenure Laws#PDKpoll blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Oakland schools nearly fully staffed after starting summer with teacher shortage edsource.org/2016/oakland-s…

Chicago's Emanuel Says Teachers Deserve Some Praise For Test Scores wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

A New School Year Brings Renewed Focus On Attendance npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Schools struggle in outreach to parents of young children cabinetreport.com/human-resource…

After 20 Years, Are Charters And DCPS Learning To Get Along? | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio ow.ly/ilJ0303HgMp

Alaska to Teach How to Evade a School Shooter - TIME realcleareducation.com/2016/08/29/ala…

Military Families Turn to Homeschooling - KPCC realcleareducation.com/2016/08/26/mil…

AM News: Narrowing Gaps, Poll Time, Homework Debate, & More

Surprise! Amid rising inequality, one school gap is narrowing scpr.org/news/2016/08/2…

Low-income kindergartners are closing the achievement gap, reversing a decades-old trend washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Trump’s ‘Education Week’ Calculation: A New Pivot to Woo Reluctant Republicans and Swing State Minorities | The 74 ow.ly/qVKk303FYlU
 
Poll: Rising Share of Americans Like Their Local Schools ... But There's a Catch blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…
 
Americans Like Their Schools Just Fine — But Not Yours - NPR ow.ly/aWm7303FWWM
 
Dozens of Baltimore County Schools Closed for Heat abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/d…
 
A new school year, and a 204th school, as enrollment surges in Maryland district washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
As Students Return to School, Debate About the Amount of Homework Rages nytimes.com/2016/08/25/us/…
 
4 Years After Tragedy, A New Sandy Hook Elementary Prepares To Open Its Doors npr.org/sections/thetw…
 
From Humans of New York to Obama's Office: How a Principal Built a School - NYT nzzl.us/0kspD5L
 
Buckeye, Ariz., HS Student Wears 'Black Lives Matter' Shirt, Told to Change - EBONY nzzl.us/zz58IEK
 

AM News: Back To School Billions, ESSA Anticipation, & More

2016 Back-To-School Spending Expected To Reach $75.8 Billion - Forbes pllqt.it/07xzzs

NCLB Waivers Carry Lessons for Shift to ESSA, Says Congressional Watchdog blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

The Best Schools In The World Do This, Why Don't We? npr.org/sections/ed/20…

School board elections heat up with 4 more candidates jumping into race - LA School Report ow.ly/z7HL30347eY

Georgia schools paddled nearly 6,000 students last year. Why? | Get Schooled ow.ly/QOsB3031LiT

To Prevent Sexual Assault, Schools And Parents Start Lessons Early npr.org/2016/08/09/487…

Google and Facebook are helping high school students get exposed to computer science. trib.al/XXW2XWH

Trans student outed by teachers wins legal battle in Canada | VICE News ow.ly/501q3031YhO

AM News: Chicago Layoffs, Union "Thugs," Early School Starts, & More

Chicago Schools Lays off 1,000, About Half Are Teachers  abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/c…

Feds Spar With NAACP Over Criticism of Charter Schools - TakePart  nzzl.us/QK9uvEa

Republican MD Governor calls teachers union officials 'thugs' on Facebook nzzl.us/KjVNdMa 

The first day of school keeps getting earlier and earlier. Here's why.scpr.org/news/2016/08/0…

For thousands of D.C. students, school starts early with new, year-round schedule washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

At 11 D.C. Schools, Students Head To Class Today Under New Year-Round Schedule wamu.org/news/16/08/08/… 

At 69 schools in #STL region, at least half  of teachers missed > 2 weeks - stltoday.com nzzl.us/ludNVul

Fear of black students, unfair treatment rampant in Denver schools, black educators say | Chalkbeat ow.ly/pPS33031Mss

Baltimore summer school does the seemingly impossible — the kids actually want to be there hechingerreport.org/baltimore-summ…

Chancellor Kaya Henderson And The Future Of D.C. Public Schools  wamu.org/programs/the_k…

After Court Win, Texas Legislators Mull Tying K-12 Funding, Performance blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

Not a bang but a whimper: bilingual ed ban’s likely exit  cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

Ed. Dept. Announces $8.6 Million Grant Competition for States to Improve Testing blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Leaks of the SAT in Asia have been far more pervasive than acknowledged: reut.rs/1XYFnQP

AM News: Two States Require PARCC For Grads, Chicago Teachers Push Integration, & More

New Jersey Joins NM As Second State to Require PARCC Passage for Graduation – EdWeek ow.ly/PMnM302WbUp

More High School Students Are Graduating With Dual-Language Proficiency – The Atlantic ow.ly/iy4E302XjSo

What If High School Were More Like Kindergarten? theatlantic.com/education/arch…

Pro-charter effort begins massive TV ad campaign – The Boston Globe ow.ly/i5c7302XhXK

The Kindergarten Shock voiceofsandiego.org/topics/educati…

Some Chicago Teachers Think School Integration Plan Still Possible Despite Rejection From City Officials wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

MoCo sees rise in abuse reports amid increased efforts to protect kids  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

After School Satan Club proposal spurs debate on religious activity in public schools washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

How U.S. Charter Schools May Be Tied to Turkey’s Political Unrest  wnyc.org/story/charter-…

AM News: NJ Scores Well, SAT Hacked, NYC Tries Shared Principals

New Jersey Ties Graduation to Tests Aligned With Common Core Standards NYTimes.com ow.ly/avDy100gcEI

'Massive' security breach exposes hundreds of new SAT questions - Reuters  nzzl.us/v8hclwr

As ACT scores rise, more students can choose college: Editorial  nola.com/education/inde…

One Principal, Two Schools - an "unfortunate compromise"  theatlantic.com/education/arch…

New York Education Commissioner Asks Feds to Ease Up on Opt-Out Rules blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

High Court: School Can Block Transgender Teen From Boys Room  abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/h…

Much criticism, no consensus on how to fix charter school oversight  edsource.org/2016/much-crit…

Can't Buy Me Love (Of Reading) npr.org/sections/ed/20…

AM News: Trump At School, Laptop Programs, CA Teachers' $13M Campaign

When Trump rallied at her high school, this Muslim valedictorian spoke up, felt targeted washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Mom of boy at Trump rally who yelled “take the bitch down” defends his right to "say what he wants to" on.wsj.com/2aL2kIs

How Hillary Clinton created her plan for America — behind-the-scenes - The Washington Post ow.ly/yUh1302Sv8G

A teachers share challenges and solutions at statewide summit  edsource.org/2016/teachers-…

State teachers union has given more than $13 million to extend income taxes on wealthy Californians  latimes.com/local/educatio…

A new all-male high school gets a head start in DC. washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

NSVF offers up to $7M for projects around administrator diversity, tech tools | Education Dive ow.ly/L0Iy302Rgls

Impact of 1:1 laptop programs - Journalist's Resource pllqt.it/OIa91A

AM News: Stealing A DC Education, Screening Parents, NYC Test Results, & More

Maryland couple fined more than $500,000 for sending kids to D.C. schools - The Washington Post http://ow.ly/6DSA302Q4Cx

D.C. Cops Must Pay $539K for Illegally Enrolling Their Children in D.C. Schools blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric…

Report charges many charter schools exclude children in violation of the law edsource.org/2016/report-ch…

1 in 5 charter schools 'illegally' screens applicants, report says  scpr.org/news/2016/08/0…

De Blasio Claims Bragging Rights on Test Score Gains - WNYC  ow.ly/gSYO302Q2Cc

A Fifth of New York Students Opted Out of This Year's Common Core State Exams blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

New York’s Testing Landscape Changes and Scores Get Better, Opt-Out Movement Holds Steady | The 74 ow.ly/QR1n302Pozn

New York City reading scores leap, matching state average for first time ckbe.at/2aWxw5i

Stand for Tennessee Floods School Board Races with Money | Nashville Scene ow.ly/WefW302Q43V

CA teachers union has given more than $13M to extend income taxes on wealthy - LA Times pllqt.it/2soxeG

Pull of neighborhood schools remains weak in Milwaukee  jsonline.com/news/education…

What Boston's Preschools Get Right  theatlantic.com/education/arch…

With 600 vacancies, CCSD turns to long-term subs, out-of-state teachers - Las Vegas Sun Mobile ow.ly/MIfC302PlWF

AM News: Sandy Hook Opening, Trump Transcript, NYC Test Scores, & More

Sandy Hook school opening to the public 4 years after the massacre latimes.com/local/educatio…

New Sandy Hook school opens nearly 4 years after massacre yhoo.it/2aaMovs

Sandy Hook principal expects tears, excitement  hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Melania Trump's Website Vanishes Amid Allegations She Lied About Her Education http://ow.ly/rjpi302NG4G

On English Tests, New York City Students Match Peers Across State nytimes.com/2016/07/30/nyr…

New York City Shows Slight Uptick on Tests  wnyc.org/story/new-york…

New York City matches the state for the first time in reading scores, with passing rate up by 8 points to 38 percent bit.ly/2aari07

A Program For Preschoolers Gets A Convention Bounce npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Five things to know about California’s new science standards scpr.org/news/2016/08/0…

Affluent Kansas City Suburbs at Center of Political Backlash  abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

Charter-school backers spending big to try to unseat state Supreme Court justice seattletimes.com/seattle-news/c… 

Texas Probes Charter School System After Turkish Complaint abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/t…

Parents Question School Construction Decisions  wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

5 New Orleans-area schools with the longest voucher waitlists nola.com/education/inde…

AM News: Homeless Students, Refugee Kids, Planning Time, & More

U.S. Education Department issues guidelines for supporting homeless students washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Department of Education issues new guidelines for schools aimed at helping homeless students abcn.ws/2aa1XoD

Camp For Young Refugees Teaches U.S. School Skills wnyc.org/story/young-re…

NCTQ ranks the amount of planning time teachers get in 147 districts | Education Dive ow.ly/gBnV302FJtd

As deadline looms, California struggles to finalize new school accountability system edsource.org/2016/as-deadli…

Chicago Teachers Union, district set to begin fresh round of talks - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/89xJ302G7jf

CPS: Special education programs failing despite higher costs - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/l1xd302Ftsb

LA Unified 'soft-launching' parent website for tracking student attendance, graduation progress scpr.org/news/2016/07/2…

Education policy expert tapped as president of state education board  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

New York City Is Taking A Big Step To Keep Young Kids In School  huffingtonpost.com/2016/07/26/new…

How the relationship between L.A. Unified and charter schools is 'like a middle school dance' latimes.com/local/educatio…

Note that there will be no news roundup tomorrow, July 29th. Back again on Monday. 

AM News: Kaine's Wife Resigns As VA Chief, DNC Day 2, & More

Anne Holton, wife of Clinton’s running mate, resigns as Va.’s education secretary washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Kaine's wife resigns Virginia state position, joins campaign  politico.com/story/2016/07/…

Convention delegates want to know if Clinton would mirror Obama on K-12 NewshourHea…

What Did the Teachers' Unions Get Up to at Those OTHER Conventions? blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

This school district tops the nation for teacher planning time  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Education Front And Center As Civic Groups Look At Economic Mobility wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

SF schools leader Carranza a finalist for Houston job  sfgate.com/education/arti…

Prekindergarten funding on the rise in U.S. cities, states | AMI Newswire ow.ly/Oxn0302ExuE

Parents retain right to enroll in schools near where they work  cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

Pokemon Go’s Popularity Might Not Slow the Summer Slide But It has Other Powers | The 74 ow.ly/jzY1302ExT4

AM News: Educators Among Sanders Holdouts, Kaine's Education Credentials, & More

Ousted CPS principal won’t commit to voting for Clinton – Chicago Tribune  ow.ly/ywhw302C9jp

VP Pick’s Wife, Brothers-In-Law Attended Integrated Schools – NYT  bit.ly/2a0ew4a

Kaine, as governor, left a mark on higher education in Virginia  washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi…

Bad day for summer school: Air conditioning falters as temperatures soar  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

U.S. Teachers Have Middling Literacy and Numeracy Skills: Report  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

New Orleans ACT results mixed for 2016 nola.com/education/inde…

There Is A Shortage Of Male Teachers Of Color. NYC Is Working To Fix That.  huffingtonpost.com/2016/07/19/nyc…

Two Brooklyn Schools Will Get New Leaders – WSJ ow.ly/FK2Y302BiMu

Outdoor School Initiative Qualifies For Oregon Ballot  kuow.org/post/outdoor-s…

AM News: Kaine's Wife, Rauner's Apology, #DNCinPHL, & More

Meet Tim Kaine’s wife, a longtime child welfare advocate and Virginia’s secretary of education washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Illinois Gov. Apologizes for Calling Chicago Teachers ‘Illiterate’ bit.ly/29ZfnUC

Are summer ‘camps’ the next frontier in helping disadvantaged students catch up? washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Civil-Rights Marchers: US Still Needs to Address Inequality  abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/c…

2 re-elected to Orleans Parish School Board nola.com/education/inde…

New teachers rate higher academically than in the past seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

40 years after desegregation ruling, core problems remain  jsonline.com/news/education…

Eric Contreras, a Former Teacher, Named Principal of Stuyvesant – WSJ  ow.ly/baLq302zHmT

More than a thousand people turned out for the prom of a Wisconsin teen choosing to die. usat.ly/29Vb7o3

AM News: Trump Backs Choice & Safety, Rauner Slams Teacher, & More

Donald Trump Promotes School Choice, Bashes 'Bureaucrats' in Speech blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

The software that could have saved Melania Trump from her plagiarism debacle -Recode  pllqt.it/47Ujqu

Student Debt Helps, Not Harms, the U.S. Economy, White House Says - Real Time Economics - WSJ  ow.ly/L3ym302tKqS

Smarter Balanced test: Delaware first state to release results  newsworks.org/index.php/loca…

New York Seeks to Ban Suspensions for Youngest Students wnyc.org/story/new-york… See also WSJ: ow.ly/CeaS302v8rb

Racial Disparity in Discipline Persists While Suspensions Drop in New York City Schools wnyc.org/story/school-a…

Upper West Side parents knock Education Dept.'s rezoning plans - NY Daily News  ow.ly/xLaO302tERh

A Persistent Divide: New Federal Data Explores Education Disparities edweek.org/ew/section/mul…

Rauner Once Called Chicago Teachers 'Virtually Illiterate'  abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/r…
Back-to-School Spending Set to Rise 11% as Confidence Grows - Bloomberg  ow.ly/6X8N302v9jO

Groundbreaking efforts keeping teens out of Georgia's criminal justice system | WSB-TV  ow.ly/sDfq302v9j4

All seven Orleans Parish School Board districts now have candidates, and so far two races are contested. bit.ly/2a8yXzM #nolaed

AM News: Trump's Son Slams Schools, Struggle To Educate Migrants, & More

Donald Trump Jr. trashes U.S. public schools (though he didn't attend one) washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sh…

See also EdWeek, This Week In Education.

FEDS INVESTIGATE MEMPHIS SCHOOL DISTRICT OVER MIGRANT BIAS: Associated Press ow.ly/1RTI302sMsk

Illinois in Federal Hot Water Over High School Testing blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

Distrust, anger at Douglas County School Board over handling of student denverpost.com/2016/07/20/dou…

Pueblo CO superintendent resigns abruptly as state sanctions loom | Chalkbeat ow.ly/TWcS302sMvo

Prep School Faces Accusations Of Chronic Mishandling Of Sexual Assault Cases npr.org/sections/thetw…

Chalkbeat: How adding high school counselors saved Colorado more than $300 million chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2016/…

AM News: Charter Backers Lobby RNC, Trump VP Pick's Education Record, & More

Charter backers take attendance fight to Cleveland, some delegates not impressed | The Columbus Dispatch ow.ly/1Ja5302qu5W

Mike Pence’s Record on Education Is One of Turmoil and Mixed Results  nytimes.com/2016/07/20/us/…

At the White House, college-bound students celebrated for overcoming steep odds washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

A Detroit charter shuts down. Is this what school accountability looks like? | Michigan Radio ow.ly/papm302qu9Z

ATL chief Meria Carstarphen has a 4-step plan to stop the violence | ajc.compllqt.it/Z3MZS

Testing Consultant To Lawmakers: Take At Least Two Years To Redraw ISTEP | WBAA ow.ly/79mI302qt1N

MORE US SCHOOLS ACCUSED OF DENYING EDUCATION TO IMMIGRANTS: Associated Press ow.ly/AwyB302qtMh

State schools chief Randy Dorn sues 7 school districts over ‘illegal’ use of levy money seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

AM News: NEA At RNC, Clinton At AFT, & More

At GOP Convention, NEA Thanks Republicans for Help Enacting ESSA - Politics K-12 pllqt.it/RDZfkq

See also: NEA Adds $1.4 Million to Massachusetts Anti-Charter Campaign | Intercepts ow.ly/Fqyb302mE7k

In AFT Talk, Hillary Clinton Doubles Down on Support for Teachers - Teacher Beat - Education Week ow.ly/z7nL302njQK

A Harsh Critique Of Federally Funded Pre-K npr.org/sections/ed/20…

After 2 Years, Progress Is Hard to See in Some Struggling City Schools - The New York Times ow.ly/MoD4302o5Yx

Opting out of Common Core testing slightly up statewide, despite drop in Clark County - Las Vegas Sun News ow.ly/gKcX302mHeQ

U.S. students win prestigious International Math Olympiad - for second straight year washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sh…

Proposed Texas textbook describes Mexican-Americans as 'lazy,' new coalition works to block it washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Denver Public Schools set to strip nearly 50 teachers of tenure after poor evaluations denverpost.com/2016/07/18/den…

How racially diverse is your school? Use our interactive to find out seattletimes.com/seattle-news/d…

Oklahoma City School Board approves modified charter school expansion  mediabullpen.com/view/oklahoma-…

DPS superintendent describes what he learned abroad  denverpost.com/2016/07/18/dps…

Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith Retires . News | OPB pllqt.it/piZUNn

AM News: Pokémon Go In Education, Trump & 3rd Graders, Education In Cleveland

Educators see gold in Pokémon Go - USA Today ow.ly/RO43302jcgx
 
The Republican National Convention and Education: What to Watch For blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…
 
Why Are Third-Graders Afraid of Donald Trump? theatlantic.com/education/arch…

The skeptical left is lining up to make sure Hillary Clinton keeps her promises to progressives - LA Times ow.ly/RPOo302kyww

New York City's Great Middle-School Divide theatlantic.com/education/arch…

Charter school and union unite on wanting L.A. Unified to pay retiree benefits for charter teachers - LA Times ow.ly/rXcT302kyxA 

San Diego County Schools superintendent to be placed on leave - LA Times ow.ly/6Bkm302kHv6

Should D.C.'s Next Schools Chancellor Be A Local? wamu.org/programs/the_k…

Paying for education must go beyond classrooms, advocates say seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

What’s Gone Wrong – and Right – at San Diego High voiceofsandiego.org/topics/educati…
 
Task Force Grills Chicago Officials Over Additions wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…
 

AM News: Trump VP On Education, Hungry Parents, & More

The basics of Mike Pence on education chalkbeat.org/posts/in/2015/…

GOP platform encourages teaching about the Bible in public schools washingtonpost.com/news/education…

At summer lunch programs, schools see hungry parents, too hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

School Districts Not Tracking College Completion | US News ow.ly/vG2Y302hgmK

California school officials adopt landmark LGBT coursework sfgate.com/education/arti…

Denver Teachers to Lose Tenure Protections realcleareducation.com/2016/07/15/tva…

Where special education students are succeeding under Common Core minnpost.com/other-nonprofi…

LA Unified's magnet school programs: in demand, but slow to expand scpr.org/news/2016/07/1…

OPSB = RSD? Draft plan for Orleans public schools echoes Recovery idea snola.com/education/inde…

Integration Plans Move Ahead on the Upper West Side and Downtown wnyc.org/story/new-york…

AM News: Lead Testing Around Nation, Teacher Prep Progress, & More

Schools Nationwide Racing To Test Their Water For Lead huffingtonpost.com/2016/07/12/lea…

See also: Few New York Schools See High Lead Levels in Water wnyc.org/story/drinking…

In presidential race, education matters most to youth nola.com/education/inde…

States Progressing on Teacher-Prep Accountability—But Big Gaps Remain  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Public Schools? To Kansas Conservatives, They’re ‘Government Schools’nytimes.com/2016/07/10/us/

California wants to grade school performance with colors instead of a single number latimes.com/local/educatio…

How Washington state failed to protect schoolchildren from earthquake danger kuow.org/post/heads-san…

DeRay McKesson Back In Baltimore After Baton Rouge Arrest « CBS Baltimore ow.ly/GdeD302dFDr

NYC Law Requires Tampons in Public Schools, Jails abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto…

AM News: DFER Objects To DNC Platform Changes, &

Democrats make education revisions to 2016 platform — and DFER is furious – Washington Post ow.ly/AuYP302aWBr

New Survey Finds Education is Top Political Issue for Young Americans  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

See also Associated Press ow.ly/Hua9302cDmI

Explaining the ‘scandals, lies and incivility’ of the 2016 election to teens  feedproxy.google.com/~r/NewshourHea…

Nevada accepts $1.8M settlement over student testing program | Las Vegas Review-Journal ow.ly/ake8302cECd

SF principals defy school board, hire Teach for America recruits – San Francisco Chronicle ow.ly/GqBR302b0Vn

8 candidates, 4 seats: A preview of the Minneapolis school board race minnpost.com/education/2016…

How many Massachusetts students are on charter school waitlists? About 32,646, state says | masslive.com ow.ly/oufz302b2GA

Christie school aid plan ‘the antithesis of fairness,’ group says | NJ.com ow.ly/twNb302b5zM

Charter School Company Blasts “Shameless” California Attorney General  buzzfeed.com/mollyhensleycl…

When Finnish students visit an American high school, it’s mutual admiration washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

After big splash, scaled-back Rocketship still finding its way – Milwaukee JS pllqt.it/0Jci0X

AM News: State Testing Changes, Low-Paid Teachers, Integration

The people taking care of American children live in poverty latimes.com/local/educatio…

Beyond Integration: How Teachers Can Encourage Cross-Racial Friendships npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Illinois high schools replacing PARCC with SAT | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/1nJO3029akD

Las Vegas teachers miss more classes than teachers across US | Las Vegas Review-Journal pllqt.it/z2DMJB

Star Tribune sues Minneapolis Public Schools for information strib.mn/29KTlVY

D.C. school lottery may cause parental anxiety, but it’s a research gold mine washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

In Texas, Schools Struggle As Oil Revenues Dry Upwnyc.org/story/texas-sc…

National TV Ad to Educate on Transgender Discrimination - ABC News - abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/n… via @ABC

Days after police-involved shootings, protests continue - USA Today ow.ly/BR9c302a5A1

Portland Public Schools Civil Rights Complaint opb.org/radio/programs…

A Tale of Two Schools & the decisions that keep them segregated. wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

 
 

AM News: BlackLives Protests, Online Charter Lawsuit, Seattle De-Tracks

CA settles with online charter accused of financial violations - LA Timesow.ly/8jf43026vVg

Fears over Common Core were unfounded, officials say | The Ohio Daily Standard Archive ow.ly/E1Wn3026qnd

On Aspire test, 68% hit mark in English - Arkansas Online ow.ly/mU7J3026qiU

ESSA accountability comments pour in - POLITICO ow.ly/wdtw30245Gv

Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Aide Indicted Over Education Nonprofit - WSJ ow.ly/M6hl3027DiI

Why Massachusetts is rethinking its strict English immersion law for schools pri.org/stories/2016-0…

Why High School Students Need More Than College Prep npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Some Seattle schools end ‘tracking’ in push for equity and success | The Seattle Times ow.ly/qaf93027CaJ

Black Lives Matter Activist Mckesson Released From Jail abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/b…

Goodwill is opening a D.C. charter school to help adults get a high school diploma washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

The inspiring way hundreds of Asian Americans are teaching their families about Black Lives Matter - ow.ly/v0ND3026EQ1

AM News: MN Community Mourns Police Killing Of Beloved Cafeteria Worker

‘He knew the kids and they loved him': MN shooting victim was an adored school cafeteria manager - Washington Post ow.ly/UhIT3021It3

Philando Castile was a role model to hundreds of kids, colleagues say - TIME ti.me/29qfYPS

Sen. Alexander's NEA Award Caps Recent Political Alliance blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

House rejects proposal to revive year-round Pell grantswashingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi… 
 

Minnesota Board of Teaching Held in Contempt of Court blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Job Training Works. So Why Not Do More? nytimes.com/2016/07/06/bus…

How Chicago School Construction Furthers Race and Class Segregation wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

UCLA, UC Berkeley boost admissions of Californians, including blacks and Latinos - LA Times ow.ly/EClD3022lGe

LA Parents Pay Dearly to Be Near Good Schools | L.A. Weekly pllqt.it/ObV4lf

How one inner-city Indianapolis private school is bringing kids together | Chalkbeat ow.ly/cA6T3021YJo

Berlin school turns teaching upside down | World news | The Guardian pllqt.it/vPOOKb

 

AM News: Clinton Borrows Sanders College Ideas, NEA Demands Say In Clinton Appointment

NEA Demands Say Over Qualifications for U.S. Education Secretary - Teacher Beat - Education Week ow.ly/vua43020Kvw

Clinton Embraces Ideas From Bernie Sanders’s College Tuition Plan nytimes.com/2016/07/07/us/…

See also: Hillary Clinton Unveils Debt-Free College For All, Adopting Major Bernie Sanders Plank huffingtonpost.com/2016/07/06/hil…

Education Department Continues to Prod States to Rethink Testing | US News ow.ly/iw9H3020Kud

See also: Obama administration proposes new rules for K-12 standardized testing washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Md. testing commission urges local districts to take a close look at their exams washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Most Tennessee Schools Will Stick With Paper Testing For Another Year | Nashville Public Radio ow.ly/Rzxa3020L4p

Where Kids With Special Needs Stand a Good Chance at Passing the State Tests wnyc.org/story/where-sp…

AM News: Teachers Cheer & Boo Clinton At NEA Rally

Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton Talks Education at NEA Convention - The Atlantic ow.ly/5QOT301YrR3

Teachers union cheers Clinton for stance on standardized testing and pay, but boos her embrace of charters wapo.st/29lYG5t

Clinton's charter school comments prompt boos at teachers union event politico.com/story/2016/07/…

Hillary Clinton to NEA: If I Win, Educators Will Have a Partner in the White House blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

LAUSD inks deal to avoid 'parent trigger' or lawsuit at southeast LA elementary school scpr.org/news/2016/07/0…

See also: After months of negotiations, a nonprofit will manage 20th Street Elementary School latimes.com/local/educatio…

Texas Announces Hundreds of Schools Receiving Pre-K Grants | The Texas Tribune ow.ly/uVMG301YsvF

Small Steps, but No Major Push, to Integrate New York’s Schools nytimes.com/2016/07/06/nyr…

NYC charter group claims its schools are more overcrowded than city schools in same buildings nydn.us/29eqWZQ

Cloning great schools is latest in long line of L.A. reform plans latimes.com/local/educatio…

AM: Court Rules Against MA Common Core Ballot Question, Plus NEA, Newark, & More

Court Rules Question To End Common Core Can’t Be On Ballot « CBS Boston ow.ly/4ZeK301VWF0

Court Tosses Massachusetts Common Core Ballot Question blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

Schools are under federal pressure to translate for immigrant parents - The Hechinger Report ow.ly/D8S3301VWPd

Principal resignations rise under Rahm; 42 in past school year | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/Cu1P301VWGO

Newark Schools Face New Test - WSJ ow.ly/Nc4s301VW4l

One Of The Nation's Poorest Districts (Syracuse NY) Has Found A Way To Help Immigrant Students huffingtonpost.com/2016/07/01/syr…

NEA Convention 2016: What to Expect blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

What's Hillary Clinton's Record on Teachers? blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

More Rules, Little Transparency, in City's Patrolling of Toxic Schools wnyc.org/story/more-rul…

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

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