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AM News: LAUSD Race, Pearson Losses, DeVos Advisory Group

An inside, outside election season for L.A. teachers union latimes.com/local/educatio…

Unreported UTLA spending comes under review as official outside money in LAUSD board race tops $4M - LASR ow.ly/b3zF309orCB

One Chicago high school, 86 nearby shootings - Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/s6qt309n567

Education publisher Pearson reports biggest loss in its history | Business | The Guardian http://ow.ly/i1f8309ovW6

Atlanta School Turnaround Gets A Big Boost With $2.1 Million Grant From Walton Family Foundation the74million.org/article/atlant…

Senate Democrats Question Role of DeVos Advisory Group: diverseeducation.com/article/93115/ via @DiverseIssues

Report: Public schools in the District remain highly segregated washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

CPS Relents, Returns $15 Million To Poorest Chicago Schools wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

In Walla Walla, history lessons fight ignorance on contentious issue seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

School event near Chicago sparks civil rights, race debate hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Jennifer Garner stresses early education at meeting with U.S. governors | Fox News ow.ly/u3G5309orAL

Transgender high school wrestler Mack Beggs identifies as a male, just won TX state girls title. - Washington Post http://ow.ly/WsBp309ovEr

AM News: DeVos Does CPAC, & Other Education News

Betsy DeVos is Publicly Polite, but a Political Fighter - The New York Times ow.ly/16nU309jM7I

DeVos defiant at CPAC: ‘My job isn’t to win a popularity contest’ https://t.co/PwptBbeNYC

DeVos slams Obama's transgender bathroom rule as 'overreach' - ABC News https://t.co/RtTViGXfyr

DeVos reveals chat with fiercely critical teachers union president | New York Post ow.ly/2EpW309jLST

After Reported Opposition, DeVos Defends Ending Transgender Protections to Friendly CPAC Crowd the74million.org/article/after-…

Jeffco library scrubs tweets after getting complaints that posts are politically biased denverpost.com/2017/02/23/jef…

Private Pre-K Providers Struggle to Survive in New York City wnyc.org/story/private-…

 

AM News: Immigrants In Schools, DeVos At CPAC, IPad Case Resolved, & More

IMMIGRATION

📰 Schools Are Rallying Around Portland's Large Refugee Community huffingtonpost.com/2017/02/16/hec…

📰 Schools Try to Thread the Needle Between Soothing Deportation Fears and Overpromising voiceofsandiego.org/topics/educati…

📰 School Asks Teachers To Take Down Pro-Diversity Posters, Saying They're 'Anti-Trump' - Huffington Post nzzl.us/O2pkDWk

📰 CPS tells principals not to allow immigration officials in schools without warrant - Chicago Tribune nzzl.us/zW6RYCD

📰 'Day Without Immigrants' resonates across Los Angeles, even if many still go to work - LA Times ow.ly/UHwf309fcyv

TRUMP/DEVOS

📰 Trump administration to change transgender student bathroom rules ow.ly/Gc1g309f8wC

📰 Trump administration poised to change transgender student bathroom guidelines washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

📰 EdSec @BetsyDeVosED scheduled to speak at CPAC on Thursday at 12:50.

IPADS

📰 U.S. attorney won't file charges after probe of $1.3-billion iPads-for-all project in L.A. schools latimes.com/local/educatio… 

📰 Federal inquiry into LAUSD’s iPad program ends with no charges laschoolreport.com/federal-inquir…

📰 Feds won't file charges after investigation of LAUSD iPad program scpr.org/news/2017/02/2…

MISC

📰 PA Senator: Trade jobs better for inner-city kids than college hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

📰 As access to AP exams grows, more students are doing better - The Washington Post ow.ly/yloE309f8XZ

📰 Want to decide who to vote for in the LA School Board election? Read candidates' answers to our survey | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/si6L309fczD

 

AM News: Keeping ICE Out Of Schools, States Using PARCC, & More

TRUMP/DEVOS

White House weighs federal tax credit - POLITICO http://ow.ly/RNDv309dmz5

7 Senators Who Opposed DeVos But Attended/Send Kids To Fancypants Schools | The Daily Caller ow.ly/hK4e309dcaz

Former Obama staffer contradicts DeVos letter about IDEA website http://ow.ly/Um5E309dmSM

For-Profit Schools, an Obama Target, See New Day Under Trump - The New York Times https://t.co/cUIxU3OFTC

Public School Fires Back After Betsy DeVos Criticizes Its Teachers | The Huffington Post ow.ly/5m83309cRiK

EPA's Pruitt wants 24/7 bodyguards -- a first. Via

REAL WORLD

CA legislator sponsors new bill aimed at keeping ICE out of public schools ow.ly/DOq7309cSiI

L.A. school board races draw millions in outside spending latimes.com/local/educatio…

King County judge rules WA State's charter-school law is constitutional | The Seattle Times http://ow.ly/lMct309dn6a

‘Uplifting each other’: All-boys Ron Brown High is coming together in debut year https://t.co/bOREsT95Jx

States Using PARCC or Smarter Balanced this year - Education Week pllqt.it/Bp5Ji5

Former Education Secretary Duncan talks about an app that could help kids get to school safely | WGN Radio ow.ly/by1e309cSE1

Some NJ parents worry about chance of privacy violations from student teacher videos scored by Pearson https://t.co/2esAwGqyuM

Feeling Slighted, District of Columbia Teachers Fire Back at Betsy DeVos - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/JYLG309cRlc

AM News: DeVos & Weingarten, Virtual Charters Slammed, & More

DeVos to tour schools with AFT Head Randi Weingarten| TheHill ow.ly/Afsu3096l1O
 
What Betsy DeVos wishes she said at her confirmation hearing - Axios http://ow.ly/waZl3096ncZ
 
DeVos softens stance on protesters at higher ed event washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi…
 
DeVos Sees Choice-Friendly Florida as a K-12 Model for the Nation
 
Researchers: Don't expand virtual schools as is usatoday.com/story/news/201…
 
Louisiana Scholarship Program Vouchers Reduced Segregation - The Atlantic ow.ly/DGXD3092rOs
 
De Blasio’s State of the City Has Critics Asking: What About Schools? nytimes.com/2017/02/16/nyr…
 
Schools urge families to send children to school during ‘Day Without Immigrants’ protest ow.ly/hsBX3095ajx
 
LAUSD official defends charter schools at NAACP forum - Wave Newspapers ow.ly/GOLD3096kV3
 
 

AM News: EdSec Talks Magnet Schools, DeVos Cartoon Offends, & More

MAGNET SCHOOL SPEECH

DeVos delivers speect to magnet schools at conference in D.C. | WJLA ow.ly/d1gS3093gkx

DeVos highlights Grand Rapids school during speech to educators | WOODTV.comow.ly/OGUh3093gqh

DeVos: Protesters show hostility to change, new ideas in education washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Education Secretary DeVos pledges support for magnet schools - AP ow.ly/g4Iz3093S7O

DeVos Fires Back at Protesters in Speech to Magnet School Advocates | Education News | US News ow.ly/mylN3093RU4

Education Secretary DeVos pledges support for magnet schools abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

Why Trump’s Labor Nominee Failed [& DeVos didn't]| FiveThirtyEight ow.ly/T0IL3093VEQpllqt.it/SbZhdI

National Policy Institute says DeVos should dismantle Education Department and bring God into classrooms washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

DAY WITHOUT IMMIGRANTS [#DayWithoutImmigrants]

 L.A. Unified urges students and teachers not to join 'A Day without Immigrants' protests latimes.com/local/educatio…

Immigrant workers, students, teachers, & families to protest by staying home abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/i…

Seattle schools vow to alleviate concerns of immigrant students, families seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

RUBY BRIDGES CARTOON

Provocative cartoon links Betsy DeVos and Ruby Bridges ow.ly/8Wv43092Qts

Outrage Over A Cartoon Equating Betsy Devos With Ruby Bridges - BuzzFeed News ow.ly/Jmtc3093gxe

Cartoonist Explains Why He Compares DeVos To Civil Rights Figure | News One ow.ly/JTsD3093gyv

OTHER

In 9 states, less than two-thirds of children have received a widely used seven-part vaccination ow.ly/Sjbm3092IMk

19 states plus DC to use PARCC/Smarter Balanced - 28 states using tests they designed or purchased - EdWeek ow.ly/v6HD3093Vot

LA School Board president convinces school board to go for ‘clean money’ elections resolution| LA School Report ow.ly/WjLH3093Sgd

Businessman who homeschooled kids to lead schools NH education department abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto…

Mixed Impacts of Louisiana Scholarship Program on Segregation - The Atlantic ow.ly/rE0F3093RMw

L.A. Unified considers a program to soothe parent-school tensions - LA Times ow.ly/BeCN3093STc 

AM News: White House Education Event, DeVos Cartoon Controversy, & More

Trump promises education overhaul in meeting with DeVos, teachers wapo.st/2ktmSpS

Trump praises Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, saying she endured a 'very unfair trial' washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Who Trump invited to the White House to talk about schools. pllqt.it/HWJEqU

Trump, DeVos and Spicer addressed school choice — without publicly using the word 'voucher' - LA Times ow.ly/9F4Z3090GSM

DeVos: I'll Look for Unnecessary Programs to Cut at the Education Dept. blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

People Are Shocked By Conservative Artist's Betsy DeVos Cartoon huffingtonpost.com/2017/02/14/bet…

Chicago School Board Sues Illinois Alleging Discrimination in School Funding blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric…

Teachers Tackle Love and Shakespeare with Rikers Students - WNYC News - WNYC ow.ly/HIpE3091wi5

Chicago gunfire claims 2 children in a single day - Chicago Tribune nzzl.us/WzIGLXE via @nuzzel thanks @SimoneJWei

A record number of poor kids are eating breakfast — thanks to a program many conservatives hate - Washington Post ow.ly/JYqW3091AEd

One-fifth of L.A. public high school students said they'd been bullied last year latimes.com/local/educatio…

Black 2nd Graders at L.A. Elementary School Get Math Homework With a Word Problem About Slavery nzzl.us/3Lq1tIu via @nuzzel

San Diego Explained: Schools Aren’t Rolling in Lottery Cash voiceofsandiego.org/topics/educati…

Frisco ISD considers using students as janitors as a cost-cutting idea - Dallas News ow.ly/Xrv83091wsv

AM News: Special Ed Worries, School Visit Drama, & More

Lawmakers want federal special education site restored - USA Today ow.ly/Q45V308YOkE

Advocates of disabled students closely watching Betsy DeVos | The Seattle Times ow.ly/8jLQ308YzPz

San Diego school board yanks invite to DeVos amid teacher union protest - The San Diego Union-Tribune pllqt.it/HZYMSY

School District In Canada Cancels Trips To U.S., Citing Border Policies, Safety npr.org/sections/thetw…

Outside money pouring into LA school board race at potentially record-setting clip | 89.3 KPCC pllqt.it/VZ2UAJ

In LA school board race, candidates try to move beyond the issue that pays: charter schools | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/sfEa308Yhg4

App Shows How Much Money Advocates Say New York State Owes Public Schools huffingtonpost.com/2017/02/10/new…

Rural public schools worry they’ll be left behind - The Washington Post pllqt.it/f2Bgcc

Hawaii Teachers Rally For Better Pay At State Capitol by twitter.com/i/moments/8312…

Racial literacy gap hurts all Americans, black teacher says kuow.org/post/racial-li…

Protester arrested outside D.C. school is Afghan refugee - The Washington Post ow.ly/er7I308Zwqd

Teacher Shows Students How To Tie A Du-Rag Because Black Educators Are Golden huffingtonpost.com/2017/02/13/tea…

Chicago Parents Blame Gov. Bruce Rauner For CPS Budget Cuts wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

AM News: DeVos Critics Defend School Access, TN Admits Grad Rate Hype, & More

DEVOS

Teachers union president condemns protests blocking DeVos from school | TheHill http://ow.ly/FBKN308X0mR

Franken Says DeVos Should Have Not Been Blocked From Public School http://ow.ly/bvwY308X15K

DeVos's Education Department misspells name of NAACP co-founder in tweet - and gets hit on Twitter nzzl.us/2Jq1YMO

Betsy DeVos to State Chiefs: Full Speed Ahead on the Every Student Succeeds Act - Education Week nzzl.us/ACnFFvG

Only 27% of voters see DeVos positively to 49% with a negative opinion of her. - Public Policy Polling ow.ly/Jipb308TBTQ 

Education Department flunks spelling politi.co/2kI3bhk

NOT DEVOS

Tennessee Says A Third Of Its High School Graduates Didn't Meet Requirements npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Another state has admitted its steadily rising graduation rates are not as great as they seem: npr.org/sections/ed/20…

NPR Ed spoke with four young first-time school board candidates from around the country ow.ly/H2Zs308Vwtj

City's High School Grad Rate Edges Up to Nearly 73 Percent wnyc.org/story/citys-hi…

Remembering The 'Edutainer' Who Made Statistics Come To Life npr.org/2017/02/11/514…

How Google Chromebooks conquered U.S. schools nola.com/education/inde…

Will Push to Improve Schools of Ed Continue Without Teacher-Prep Regs? blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Different Backgrounds, Same Long Charter Wait List Brings Texas Parents Together to Fight for More Schools the74million.org/article/differ…

Which States Pay Teachers the Most (and Least)? blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

‘Start with hello’: Sandy Hook parents turn grief into hope by teaching LA students to reach out #SandyHookPromise fw.to/y9ONlhi

AM News: Snow Days, DeVos Visits DCPS, & More

DEVOS

Education Secretary DeVos made her first visit to a school: Howard University washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi…

Reaction in New York to Betsy DeVos? A Lot of Shrugs - The New York Times ow.ly/eFTg308SKJn
 
So Far, [Almost] No One Is Crossing The Aisle In The Trump Era | FiveThirtyEight ow.ly/kJga308SGwa#devos
 
Toomey defends vote to confirm Betsy DeVos | PhillyVoice ow.ly/2wPR308RvG4
 
Why Was Betsy DeVos the One Nominee Who Provoked Such Massive Opposition? ow.ly/jBF9308SJS1
 
A comprehensive list of what Betsy DeVos can — and can’t — do next - Vox ow.ly/HSBu308SJR1
 
It’s “di-voss” — a quick “di” like the first part of “did,” and “voss” like “the boss.” | Chalkbeat ow.ly/XX8f308SHm2
 
Christine Baranski Wants to Play Betsy DeVos on Saturday Night Live | Vanity Fair ow.ly/lSe3308RvK4
 
NOT DEVOS
 
Biggest storm to hit the Northeast this winter closes schools, creates messy commute latimes.com/local/educatio…
 
How some Colorado schools are finding success with poor and minority students denverpost.com/2017/02/09/col…
 
Wisconsin Targets Wi-Fi, Busing, Teacher Staffing Woes With $30 Million for Underfunded Rural Schools the74million.org/article/wiscon…
 
House Republicans voted to block Obama-era education regulations - US News ow.ly/gunq308SFRZ
 
About That Bill Abolishing The Department Of Education npr.org/sections/ed/20…
 
Success Academy Keeps Schools Open Despite Citywide Snow Day: Gothamist ow.ly/LjRC308SGnL
 
UFT endorses de Blasio for re-election, saying they are headed for ‘another war’ | Chalkbeat ow.ly/wyNq308SGY4
 
Schools In The Nation's Capital Are Embarrassingly Segregated huffingtonpost.com/2017/02/08/was…
 

AM News: DeVos, Day One & Other Education Updates

DAY ONE

Betsy DeVos' School Choice To-Do List | National News | US News ow.ly/t4Qa308Q5zv

'I am the newbie and I have a lot to learn': Betsy DeVos introduces herself - LA Times ow.ly/7cCP308Q4yX

DeVos Looks to Reassure, Pledging ‘Students Come First’ in First Speech to Ed Dept the74million.org/article/devos-…

‘Students first’: New Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seeks common ground washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

At Ed. Department, Betsy DeVos Calls for Unity After Bitter Confirmation Process blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

TRANSITION

Jill Stein Slams Democrats For Allowing DeVos To Be Confirmed ow.ly/A9YA308Q5j6

How Trump’s nominees fared in the Senate, compared to their predecessors: - The Atlantic ow.ly/vzwX308Pse8

REAL LIFE

At-risk students in Denver, DougCo more likely to have ineffective teachers denverpost.com/2017/02/08/at-…

NYC’s bold gamble: Spend big on impoverished students’ social and emotional needs to get academic gains hechingerreport.org/nycs-bold-gamb…

Friedrichs 2.0: New Lawsuit By 8 Teachers Challenges Mandatory Dues Paid to California Union the74million.org/article/friedr…

Loss of federal program could more than triple AP exam fee for some students edsource.org/2017/loss-of-f…

A majority of Virginians say public schools are underfunded, survey shows washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Why one Bronx school has struggled to implement restorative justice ckbe.at/2k6pfnc

Two UK schools trial use of police-style bodycams for teachers theguardian.com/education/2017…

AM News: DeVos Confirmed, Nobody Quite Sure What Happens Next

Devos Vows to Be 'Tireless Advocate for All Students' abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

Betsy DeVos Is Confirmed As Education Secretary, Thanks To An Unprecedented Tie-Breaking Vote buzzfeed.com/mollyhensleycl…

Betsy DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary; Pence Breaks Tie - The New York Times pllqt.it/nhKvLb

Reaction To DeVos Vote Is Swift, And Divided npr.org/sections/ed/20…
 
Betsy DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary Despite Flood of Opposition | Education News | US News ow.ly/uCQF308NOHa
 
How Betsy DeVos could reshape national education policy | PBS NewsHour ow.ly/WMPF308N7H0
 
Can Unions Take Anti-DeVos Fervor, #ilovepublicschools Movement to States? blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

Hundreds of New York Students Stage Walkout to Protest Travel Ban wnyc.org/story/hundreds…

Raised in a segregated school system, one educator created an intentionally integrated charter. bit.ly/2lnAPq6

Malloy calls for revamped CT education formula ctpost.com/local/article/… via @connpost

AM News: 'Vos Vote, 'Vos Vote!

DEVOS

After unprecedented opposition, Betsy DeVos is likely to squeak through to become secretary of Education latimes.com/local/educatio…

Short One Vote to Defeat Betsy DeVos, Democrats Refuse to Yield Floor - The New York Times ow.ly/saS6308KxuW

Kellyanne Conway shrugged off GOP senate staffers' request for backup on DeVos, said outcry isn't from "real people" politico.com/story/2017/02/…

Senate to vote today on confirmation of Betsy DeVos washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Teachers And Politicians Mount Final Push To Keep Betsy DeVos Away From Public Schools huffingtonpost.com/2017/02/06/bet…

Sen. Wyden Says He'll Vote Against Trump's Education Pick npr.org/2017/02/07/513…

Democrats Conduct All-Night Session To Try To Stop DeVos Confirmation npr.org/2017/02/07/513…

Senate Set to Confirm Education Secretary by Narrow Margin abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

Michael Bennet calls Betsy DeVos’ nomination “an insult” in speaking marathon on Senate floor denverpost.com/2017/02/07/mic…

How Possible Democratic Presidential Contenders Have Handled Betsy DeVos blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig… **

Why It’s So Hard to Find That 51st Senate Vote Against Betsy DeVos pllqt.it/PEL6XT **

DeVos resistance in context - Vox pllqt.it/YMASdm **

NOT DEVOS

Gwinnett County Public Schools among 3 districts to use OECD Test for Schools ow.ly/E69v308Ky7A #PISA

Syrian refugees find a home in Trump country - The Washington Post ow.ly/yHNF308KqSU

Massachusetts Looking to Downplay Kids’ Test Scores as Key Measure in Teacher Evaluations the74million.org/article/massac…

Districts expanding transitional kindergarten – even at a cost scpr.org/news/2017/02/0…

An exit interview with Sophia Pappas, who led New York City’s historic expansion of universal pre-K | Chalkbeat ow.ly/YSyr308JpsC

"Parachute teachers" are a thingblogs.edweek.org/teachers/teach…

Broken system, broken trust mystatesman.com/news/state--re…

AM News: Pence Plans, HBCU Executive Order, & More

Pence plans to use tie-breaking vote to confirm Betsy DeVos for education post | US news | The Guardian pllqt.it/ws96pr

DeVos Likely to Survive Brutal Confirmation, but Ed Committee Civility May Not the74million.org/article/collat…

The White House Is Drafting An Executive Order On HBCUs, Sources Say buzzfeed.com/darrensands/th…

States report 3.4 percent increase in higher education appropriations nzzl.us/GojGaVB via @nuzzel

D.C. program aims to curb need for remedial college math washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Trying to Solve a Bigger Math Problem nytimes.com/2017/02/03/edu…

Teachers Use Furlough Day To Protest At City Hall wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

School Chief Blames Trump for Attack, Drawing the Ire of GOP abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/s…

School board member or ... killer? Hard to tell - LA Times ow.ly/yYwO308IBlj

Texas GOP Primes for New Voucher Battle, as State’s Top Elected Officials Prioritize School Choice Bill the74million.org/article/despit…

New Yardstick Driving Better Grades For Chicago Schools, Not High Scores | WBEZ ow.ly/7VRg308IBMk

In Israel, teaching kids cyber skills is a national mission dailynews.com/social-affairs…

Overnight snowfall prompts school closures, delays in Seattle area seattletimes.com/seattle-news/o…

AM News: DeVos Debate, Berkeley Funding Threat, & More

TRUMP

Can Trump pull funding from UC Berkeley? Not likely, experts say - USA Today ow.ly/bGJM308CPyq

Borowitz Report: Trump Learned Frederick Douglass Was Alive from Betsy DeVos - The New Yorker ow.ly/4OCA308CPq1

Snopes: No, that small child in handcuffs isn't being detained at Dulles Airport due to new immigration restrictions ow.ly/1ZZ3308CycP

DEVOS

With Cloture Motion Passage, US Senate Advances DeVos Nomination | Video | C-SPAN.org ow.ly/zMbd308E1ui

Senate scheduled 6:30 am procedural vote on DeVos | TheHill pllqt.it/4o6HuN

GOP pushes back final DeVos vote until Monday - The Hill nzzl.us/nhBoXH5

Schumer: DeVos 'unfit' for Education secretary | TheHill ow.ly/H5gT308DVt0

GOP pushes a third Cabinet nominee toward confirmation without Democratic votes - The Washington Post pllqt.it/TGk7Vh

Betsy DeVos, Pick for Least of Cabinet Posts, Is the Most Jeered - The New York Times ow.ly/CWUx308DUZM

Vice President Pence Will Attend Potential Tie-Break Senate Vote on Betsy DeVos bit.ly/2kZAsTg via @BreitbartNews

Pro-DeVos TV ads attack Democrats as ‘full of rage and hate’ - POLITICO ow.ly/jQv3308DV2W

How Grassroots Activists Got a Key Republican Senator to Oppose Betsy DeVos - BillMoyers.com ow.ly/1zk7308DWfH

NOT DEVOS

John King, Obama’s education secretary, to head advocacy group for disadvantaged students - The Washington Post ow.ly/JsEe308E1KV

John B. King, Jr. to Lead The Education Trust - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/PmLJ308E1Ja

Equity and deeper learning in public education. What works? kuow.org/post/equity-an…

How this educator is guiding Liberian girls toward school | PBS NewsHour ow.ly/qyJW308E2LI

San Diego Unified's Local Hiring Goals Are Falling Further Out of Reach - Voice of San Diego ow.ly/Jp8B308E2O1

CTU Delegates Call on CPS Head Claypool to Step Down | Chicago Tonight | WTTW ow.ly/8V03308E2P8

Buoyed by State GOP Takeover, Kentucky May Be Next School Choice Battleground the74million.org/article/buoyed…

High School Students Reading ‘1984’ See A Mirror, Not Science Fiction huffingtonpost.com/2017/02/01/tee…

AM News: GOP Moves Up DeVos Debate, Opponents Search For 3rd Republican Vote Against Her, & More

GOP Senators Move Up Debate Schedule to Help Shaky DeVos Nomination ow.ly/eEXU308BxBu [because: Sessions]
 
Confirmation of Betsy DeVos may depend on Deb Fischer | Politics | omaha.comow.ly/3iXh308BxhT
 
2 G.O.P. Senators to Vote Against Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary - The New York Times ow.ly/kSIb308AXGJ
 
To defend cyber charters, @BetsyDeVos used cherry-picked numbers from country's largest for-profit cyber operator: blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Digital…
 
Philly teacher launches GoFundMe to buy Pat Toomey's vote on Betsy DeVos | PhillyVoice ow.ly/BMaI308BxMY
 
Which GOP Senators Could Reject DeVos? Look to Rural, Anti-Voucher Republicans - Education Week nzzl.us/FW8XQJg
 
Eli Broad, billionaire philanthropist and charter school backer, urges senators to oppose DeVos washingtonpost.com/news/education…
 
Republicans vow Betsy DeVos will be confirmed, as her support crumbles pllqt.it/LajxtA

Betsy DeVos Tells State Chiefs Group: 'States Are in the Driver's Seat' On ESSA blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Long-Running Texas Evolution Debate Has Big Classroom Impact - ABC News http://ow.ly/8DR3308BDmV

Denver’s citywide effort to help poor children read better — explained | Chalkbeat ow.ly/2n9j308Bxj7

Antwan Wilson takes over as chancellor of D.C. public schools washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

15-year-old boy charged after gunfire in Boston schools HQ - AP Article ow.ly/X5KS308Byci

Decades after civil rights gains, black teachers a rarity in public schools - USA Today pllqt.it/tgSaqY

AM News: DeVos Committee Vote Day & More

Today's the day: Senate panel to vote on Betsy DeVos washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

A Look at Trump's Supreme Court 'Finalists' and Education Cases - Education Week http://ow.ly/fPuC308wLXA

Questions Raised About Brain Centers Backed by Betsy DeVos - NYT ift.tt/2kMfj2e

Betsy DeVos appointment means less cash for GOP coffers - Detroit Free Press ow.ly/rMDl308wICp

Colorado educators, lawmakers split on education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos | Chalkbeat ow.ly/gxsy308vYJ8

Trump's Executive Order on Regulations Has Unclear Impact on Education Dept. blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Five Surprising Facts About Jason Botel, Trump’s Pick For Senior White House Adviser on Education the74million.org/article/five-s…

Here are Betsy's DeVos's answers to 139+ questions from Democratic Sen. Murray washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sh…

Nevada’s Looming Political Showdown Over America’s Largest Education Savings Account Program | The 74 ow.ly/bHmg308vSLP

New policy aims to help D.C. students enroll in charter schools near their homes washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

How Syracuse is fighting decades of ‘punishment culture’ ow.ly/L28S308wKS3

Inside Celerity schools, teachers saw a clash between scarcity and extravagance latimes.com/local/educatio…

Los Angeles: Almost Half of All 2016 LAUSD Graduates Used Credit Recovery or Makeup Classes – Medium ow.ly/39p5308wKWS

How Buddy Benches Are Helping Lonely Kids Find Playmates at Recess the74million.org/article/would-…

AM News: DeVos Defenders Push Back, Florida NAACP Ponders Charters, & More

Progressives launch last-minute push against Betsy DeVos, and conservatives counter with online ad campaign wpo.st/FRNX2
 
Democrats unlikely to be able to stop DeVos confirmation, sources say. - The Washington Post pllqt.it/RqeeWR
 
New York charter sector stays quiet amid debate over DeVos - Politico NY ow.ly/NP4B308u8oM
 
Why Some Evangelicals Are Speaking Out Against Betsy DeVos - POLITICO Magazine ow.ly/KzPz308tTSY
 
NJ Charter Schools Seek More Leeway in Hiring Teachers - WSJ ow.ly/ch7B308tTKi
 
Florida NAACP ponders role of charter schools | WOFL ow.ly/KWl3308thV5
 
Philadelphia School District Buildings Need $5B in Repairs - ABC News ow.ly/Z592308t83a
 
A High School Defaced With ‘Trump’ and Swastikas - The New York Times ow.ly/i19s308sRve
 
2 central Florida students arrested in school shooting plot hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…
 
14-year-old student extorted $28,000 from Dallas teacher he was having sex with, police sayow.ly/aDVY308tSLO
 

AM News: New USDE Hires, Democrats Double Down Against DeVos, School Arrests, & More

New Trump Adviser Jason Botel Has Advocated for Charters, Changes to Teacher-Labor Rules blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

New Trump Education hire Teresa UnRue vanishes - POLITICO ow.ly/8KPu308pNbD

Teachers demand Indiana Senator's recusal from DeVos vote over $48K contribution | 13 WTHR Indianapolis ow.ly/bvU3308pNty

Chuck Schumer: Betsy DeVos Would ‘Decimate’ Public Schools ow.ly/AI9h308ouRT

Does Your School Arrest Students? npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Cuomo's Budget Threatens School Aid Court Order, Say Critics wnyc.org/story/cuomo-bu…
 
Girls Start Doubting Their Own Brilliance As Young As 6, Researchers Say huffingtonpost.com/2017/01/26/gir…
  
Where are the black kids in Seattle's gifted program? kuow.org/post/where-are…

Study measures disparities in access to advanced courses in Washington high schools seattletimes.com/education-lab/… 

Chicago Board of Education Will Present Plan Next Month To Close $215M Budget Gap wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

AM News: DeVos Delay, Women's March, Choice Hotspots, & More

G.O.P. Senators Hope to Speed Trump Cabinet Confirmations - The New York Times pllqt.it/bqXC8d [reports Dem senators likely to end up voting for nominees!]

What Michiganders thought about Betsy DeVos' confirmation hearing ow.ly/kgpD308fl8X

At Women's March, Some Teachers Target Betsy DeVos' 'Grizzly' Hearing blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Trump White House Hits Pause on Obama's ESSA Accountability Regulations blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Homeschooling more popular than ever but still widely ignored - Business Insider ow.ly/OkQH308f9wF [more homeschoolers than charter kids!]

5 Hot Spots for Vouchers, Savings Accounts and Tuition Tax Breaks | The 74 ow.ly/aULk308fk0Y

Roughly half of states and Washington, DC, have some form of school-choice scheme | Economist pllqt.it/fzhnZM

America’s Great Working-Class Colleges - The New York Times ow.ly/JJxb308flmD

Michigan Says 38 Underperforming Public Schools Could Close abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

Philly teachers plan #BlackLivesMatter week - not all are happy philly.com/philly/educati…

Chicago Plans To Launch A Single Application For All Public High Schools wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

New $100 Million Initiative to Boost Leadership in Texas Public Schools blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric…

Paper airplane hits teacher in eye; student arrested nola.com/education/inde…

 

AM News: CA Science, Obama Schools, & #DevosHearing Wrap-Up

U.S. Education Department rejects California’s science testing plans edsource.org/2017/u-s-educa…

Chinese billionaire offers world's biggest education prize - BBC News ow.ly/7Qds3089sGS

Former Mayor Riordan puts in $1 million to defeat school board president Zimmer latimes.com/local/educatio…

When President Obama Is Right There in Your School wnyc.org/story/when-pre…

19 Schools Are Named for the Obamas. Most of Them Are Segregated nzzl.us/U6xn0T7

Education Department Withdraws Controversial ESSA Spending Proposal blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60. Find Yours. - New York Times nzzl.us/Ero4Pcd

DEVOS HEARING

DeVos grilled by Democratic leaders over her advocacy for school choice - USA Today ow.ly/iz1z3088im5

DeVos says she'll support 'great' public schools - POLITICO ow.ly/YYLw3088j0E

DeVos becomes social media sensation after bumpy hearing - POLITICO pllqt.it/oOUEe7

DeVos called bold reformer, unfit for job in divided hearing - Washington Post ow.ly/PBqh3088QIY

Betsy DeVos' 'clerical error' dates back to nearly two decades - CNNPolitics.com ow.ly/hdiZ3088QEj

Highlights From The Betsy DeVos Hearing: School Vouchers, Oligarchy And Grizzlies : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/DttG3089qFc

DeVos says she won’t force private school voucher plan on states edsource.org/2017/devos-say…

DeVos’s Knowledge of Education Basics Is Open to Criticism - The New York Times ow.ly/5b0g3088QL0

Split Responses to Betsy DeVos' Testimony After Testy Confirmation Hearing blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Just how much money has Donald Trump's secretary of Education choice given to Republicans? latimes.com/local/educatio…

In Senate hearing, DeVos stoked activists’ fears that she will ignore education civil rights washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

 Betsy DeVos said there's probably a gun at a Wyoming school to ward off grizzlies. There isn't. washingtonpost.com/news/education…

AM News: DeVos Contributions, NAACP Charter School Tour, NYC Parents, & More

Trump’s Pick for Education Could Face Unusually Stiff Resistance nytimes.com/2017/01/12/us/…

Analysis Details DeVos Family's Campaign Donations to Republican Senators blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Milwaukee’s Voucher Verdict: prospect.org/article/milwau…

New Detroit school board takes reins of district ow.ly/JcTZ307XnbD

With Plouffe Hire, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Builds Political Muscle for Philanthropic Work - NYT ow.ly/LZj2307WcFT

Obama's Impact On America's Schools npr.org/sections/ed/20…

From his Race to the Top program to civil rights enforcement, President Obama made education a signature issue. edweek.org/ew/section/mul…

The civil rights divide over charter schools - Marketplace ow.ly/JDol307YjzC

What's the 'Trump Effect' in schools? Here's how 2,000 teachers explain it. kuow.org/post/whats-tru…

NYC Parents, Advocates Rally to Demand That City Address Its ‘Middle School Deserts’ | The 74 ow.ly/NoZR307YjZv

Illinois Eases Licensing Rules for Out-of-State Teachers to Stem Shortages blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Even high-performing schools get D's and F's in Texas’ new grading system | Education | Dallas News pllqt.it/ewZKCy

Wisconsin Gov. Walker: 'I Love Public Schools' blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

Dozens Of Empty Chicago School Buildings Hit The Market wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Teen arrested for allegedly stealing 65-cent milk at school will not face charges washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

AM News: Supreme Court Debates Special Education, Memphis Debates Charters, & More

Supreme Court wrestles with defining rights for students with disabilities, including autism washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Justices Face ‘Blizzard of Words’ in Special Education Case nytimes.com/2017/01/11/us/…

Supreme Court Justices Eye Possible Higher Special Ed Standard, but What That Should Be Eludes Them the74million.org/article/endrew…

Supreme Court likely to boost public schools' responsibilities to children with disabilities - LA Times fw.to/2ZnstXI

Debate over charter schools puts Memphis in spotlight ow.ly/8wnu307V9D0

3 Big Problems in How Schools Hire Teachers — and What Research Says About How to Solve Them | The 74 ow.ly/BWpj307VSal

See also: Iowa readies for teacher shortage - Des Moines Register ow.ly/njct307VRge

Governor's budget proposal zeroes out planned increases in CA early education funding scpr.org/news/2017/01/1…

Gov. Inslee implores WA lawmakers to focus on education funding seattletimes.com/seattle-news/p…

L.A. Unified board unable to settle on long-term school calendar plan latimes.com/local/educatio…

Obama attends longtime aide and golfing partner Nicholson’s wedding - The Washington Post ow.ly/RznK307VROg [also USDE's Helen Pajcic]

AM News: SCOTUS Debates Education Rights, Alexander Predicts Quick Confirmation For DeVos, Memphis NAACP Charter Hearing

U.S. Supreme Court to decide on education rights for millions of children with disabilities latimes.com/local/educatio…

Sen. Alexander Praises Betsy DeVos After Meeting, Expects Quick Confirmation - Politics K-12 ow.ly/r8OQ307T61b

Video: Memphis participates in NAACP national study on Charter Schools - WBRC FOX6 News ow.ly/DDjU307TIVD

The Higher Ed Learning Revolution: Tracking Each Student's Every Move npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Enrollment Decline in Austin Public Schools Means Growth in Suburban School Districts kut.org/post/enrollmen…

A preview of Minnesota’s approach to ensuring equitable student access to quality educators minnpost.com/education/2017…

Chicago Parent Calls Out Teachers Union Over ‘Library Lockout’ | Chicago Tonight | WTTW ow.ly/kSQx307THMu

See also: Pritzker School Loses Librarian And Union Blocks Parents From Helping Out - Wicker Park - DNAinfo Chicago ow.ly/uamz307THJW

New York Proposes Increased Flexibility to Teacher Certification Process blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Oakland schools looking at non-teacher hiring freeze, spending cuts sfgate.com/education/arti…

Tough deadlines ahead for Washington lawmakers on education spending kuow.org/post/tough-dea…

Racial achievement gaps exist even in Washington’s highest-performing schools seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

Grading L.A. Unified Supt. Michelle King latimes.com/local/educatio…

AM News: Senate Delays DeVos Hearing, Educators Concerned About Discipline Reform, & More

Senate postpones confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos until Jan. 17. washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Education Pick, Plays Hardball With Her Wealth nytimes.com/2017/01/09/us/…

Sen. Patty Murray seeks update on ethics review for Trump's education pick, Betsy DeVos washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Democrats Open Their Opposition Research Books On Trump's Nominees To The Public huffingtonpost.com/2017/01/09/opp…

Michigan Charter School Backed by DeVos Growing - ABC News ow.ly/dBBl307RfN4

Teachers Union President: Betsy DeVos 'Has Tried To Take The Public Out Of Public Education' | The Huffington Post ow.ly/mvvy307Rinq

Union analysis: Trump’s voucher plan would strip funding from over 1,200 schools in New York City| Chalkbeat ow.ly/jsEe307RigI

More States Mull Changes to Teacher Evaluation Systems blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Educators worry schools are botching student discipline reform - The Hechinger Report ow.ly/XNxZ307RiC7

Ending the No Child Left Behind Catch-22 on English learner progress edsource.org/2017/ending-th…

Maryland teacher of the year becomes one of four national finalists washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Students, say goodbye to snow days -- and say hello to school at home - CNN.com ow.ly/wUD4307RfLb

At a school in Brooklyn's poorest neighborhood, literacy is up and disciplinary problems are down nzzl.us/O6zYrAV

Also Tuesday: NAACP Task Force to Hold Memphis Hearing on Education Quality ow.ly/AIFL307OMDL

AM News: Unions Campaign Against DeVos, CA Science Tests, & NYC School Closings

Teachers unions mount campaign against Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education pick washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

McConnell: We won't delay hearings politi.co/2i5ofKf

See also: Democrats Seek Delay for Betsy DeVos' Confirmation Hearing Over Ethics Review blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

See also: Trump Nominees’ Filings Threaten to Overwhelm Federal Ethics Office - The New York Times ow.ly/qe6E307OJJh

See also: Teachers union boss slams Trump’s pick for Education Secretary - NY Daily News ow.ly/LRrM307OJLR

U.S. to make final decision on California science testing waiver ‘very shortly’ | EdSource ow.ly/emfg307MH20

City to Close or Merge 9 Schools That Were in Support Program nytimes.com/2017/01/06/nyr…

See also: Report: New York City poised to close or merge nine 'Renewal' schools nzzl.us/Jr6zl2Q

‘Stealth inequities’: How Washington’s education system hurts poor schools seattletimes.com/education-lab

New D.C. Public Schools chancellor leaves Oakland with budget shortfall washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Court Keeps Vote Method, Seen as Biased, Intact in Missouri School District nytimes.com/2017/01/07/us/…

Educators: parents will drive new bilingual education growth scpr.org/news/2017/01/0…

Minnesota Somali students beat competition in Qur'an contest - StarTribune.com ow.ly/iCQc307OJQK

Authorities: Louisiana Teacher and Husband Operated Meth Lab abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/a…

Flexible seating helps students wiggle while they work argusne.ws/2hKMQXI via @argusleader

AM News: Next Steps In CT Funding Fight, DeVos Hearing Rampup, & More

Malloy Calls for Cuts, Concessions, Pension Reform and New Formula for Public Schools - Hartford Courant https://t.co/QGggUs90d1

Trump Taps Rob Goad as White House Education Adviser blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Democrats Demand Betsy DeVos Reveal 'Complicated Web' of Money, Lobbying blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Can gentrifying Ward 4 support two new middle schools? D.C. will soon find out. https://t.co/GAWi8DiNpo

How 2012 Chicago Teachers Strike Changed Fight Over Public Education | Chicago Tonight https://t.co/ze3Enzull4

With soda tax, school's now in session - Philly.comow.ly/EkI8307Kvew

School Counselor Of The Year On Being An Essential Resource For Students : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/ZGzj307KuZ8

De Blasio Travels to Washington to Raise Money for His Campaign ow.ly/Xhu1307KuRo

Some math books raise test scores more than others, research suggests scpr.org/news/2017/01/0…

Where blending honors and regular classes worked: New York educator to talk at Garfield High seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

Recriminations As School Funding Task Force Splits Along Partisan Lines kuow.org/post/recrimina…

The Next Generation Of Farmers Is Being Trained In New York City High Schools npr.org/sections/thesa…

AM News: DeVos Confirmation Fight, Inauguration Controversy, & More

DeVos is among 8 Trump Cabinet picks Democrats plan to target, according to the Washing Post pllqt.it/SYVklt

If DeVos is confirmed, Jeb Bush could see his education views given new life through his longtime friend and ally: politico.com/story/2017/01/…

High-performing Mass. schools look abroad to compare achievement - The Boston Globe ow.ly/S9Wr307DJNI

A hitch in California as bilingual education is restored - The Washington Post ow.ly/i5Sl307DIDl

Education Official to Lead to Civil Rights Commission - Politics K-12 - Education Week blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Boston School Committee chairman reappointed - The Boston Globe ow.ly/ulFL307DJMc

Relics Of The Space Race, School Planetariums Are An Endangered Species : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/5g0N307DG4x

Need for cash puts charter schools in questionable company - Local - Ohio ow.ly/rSf4307CJSW

Bailed-out Oakland schools are back in financial trouble sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl… via @sfchronicle

Students who opted out of PARCC cost N.J. more than $1M, state says | NJ.comow.ly/11h9307C34K

San Diego Schools Spending More Than They Take in - Voice of San Diego pllqt.it/mgkCmw

Band from Alabama's historically black liberal arts college to march at inauguration, igniting controversy. apne.ws/2ir1KDm

AM News: GOP Agenda, Paladino's Comments, The Hub Project, & More

GOP Agenda: Unions, Lawsuits, Abortion and School Choice abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

After Paladino’s Racist Remarks, Buffalo School Board Demands He Resign nytimes.com/2016/12/29/nyr…

With The Hub Project , progressive campaigns nationwide get a silent partner - USA Today ow.ly/2gYW307BNO1

Going to court to save some city schools could be among the first acts of new Detroit school board chalkbeat.org/posts/detroit/…

Today, they drive buses or supervise recess. Next year, they might be teachers sacbee.com/news/local/edu…

Help wanted: Bilingual teachers for California schools hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

We learned a lot in 2016 about how preschool can help kids scpr.org/news/2016/12/2…

Few women run the nation’s school districts. Why? feedproxy.google.com/~r/NewshourHea…

Iowa Parents Sue State Over School Funding Formula blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

This baby teaches empathy to second-graders kuow.org/post/baby-teac…

Debate over school start times flares anew washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 

Thursday AM News: Revamped Teacher Evaluation In NY, DeVos & Charters, & More

NYC Education Officials ReviseTeacher Evaluations wnyc.org/story/educatio…

Proposed NYC Teacher Evaluation Plan Emphasizes Classroom Work, Projects - WSJ ow.ly/4fao307md3p

CA awards $20 million in grants to help more school employees become teachers | EdSource ow.ly/XIU7307mOlB

Students of color changing the face of Washington schools — and the state, too seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

Retired teachers asked to help troubled Virginia district nola.com/education/inde…

Charter schools have an ally in Betsy DeVos - Marketplace ow.ly/wW3f307mOiR

California schools chief urges districts to declare themselves 'safe havens' latimes.com/local/educatio…

CalPERS cuts earnings forecast; school districts to pay more for pensions edsource.org/2016/calpers-c…

New York Lifts Ban on Teachers Discussing State Test Questions blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Argentina's tough truths for improving schools - BBC News ow.ly/BcrR307mPvF

Many Schools Train Staff To Use Active Responses To Gunmen npr.org/2016/12/21/506…

The Classroom Where Fake News Fails - NPR npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Can Michigan Sustain Its Multitiered Supports? - Education Week ow.ly/FB61307kNjv

Wednesday News: DC's New Superintendent, Online Charter Surge, Textbook Progress, & More

Online Charter Schools Prepare For A Trump-Era Boom buzzfeed.com/mollyhensleycl…
 
Antwan Wilson confirmed as chancellor of D.C. Public Schools - The Washington Post ow.ly/HCpj307kNls
 
UNESCO Survey Looks At Problems And Progress In The World's Textbooks : Goats and Soda : NPR ow.ly/8Zst307kNql

Maryland state school board considering vouchers, charters for failing schools - Baltimore Sun ow.ly/lzg0307kNnr

Achievement First charter school gets OK to triple enrollment ow.ly/kjME307k3LR

There's A Simple Way To Help Kids Learn More: Start School Later huffingtonpost.com/2016/12/19/sch…

Why one Colorado school district voted to let teachers carry guns to class latimes.com/local/educatio…

Sources: New High School In The Works For Englewood | Chicago WBEZ ow.ly/y8r2307kOi8

Meet the educators trying to fix California's "broken" remedial education system scpr.org/news/2016/12/2…

Brooklyn Superintendent Spearheads Charter-District School Collaboration - Bed-Stuy - DNAinfo New York ow.ly/bQnm307kP03

AM News: Snow Days, Success Report, Lead Testing, & More

How Often the Country's Largest Districts Have Snow Days - The Atlantic ow.ly/jgNm307iMGy

Success Academy May Have Overcharged City for Special Education Services, Audit Says nytimes.com/2016/12/19/nyr…

NYC Comptroller Finds Financial Irregularities at Success Academy Charter Schools - WSJ ow.ly/eaCq307hBEI

Water at New York City Schools Will Be Retested for Lead nytimes.com/2016/12/19/nyr…

Grandmother Turned Education Activist Battles NAACP Over Charter Schools - Charters & Choice - Education Week ow.ly/EReJ307iOfV

Alabama Admits Its High School Graduation Rate Was Inflated npr.org/sections/ed/20…

SF district to provide pathway to teaching credentials sfgate.com/education/arti…

Can free public Montessori survive in Detroit? | Chalkbeat ow.ly/G2vM307iMgF

Deadly school bus crash spurs 1 company to add seat belts hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

AM News: District Wants To Secede, Revisiting LAUSD's One-Day Shutdown, & More

Report on L.A. school shutdown shows confusion over who was in charge, technology shortcomings  latimes.com/local/educatio…

Analysis of last year’s school shutdown shows need for better computers, communication | LA School Report ow.ly/Xijn307fQox

D.C.’s overhauled training program is paying off for some teachers washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Pakistanis Mark 2nd Anniversary of Peshawar School Attack abcnews.go.com/International/…

This Mostly White City Wants To Leave Its Mostly Black School District npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Getting Students With Autism Through High School, To College And Beyond npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Denver school board votes to close three low-performing schools under new policy  denverpost.com/2016/12/16/dps…

Driver Charged After School Bus Carrying 19 Overturns abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/s…

Bellevue students outperform national, global peers on international test seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

Student Test Scores Are on the Rise. Does That Mean Common Core Is Working? | The 74 ow.ly/leGk307fRyE

Alternative high schools are giving D.C. students another shot at graduation  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

New York City to Close ‘Persistently Struggling’ School in the South Bronx nytimes.com/2016/12/16/nyr…

AM News: Success Buys, Bush Staffers Help, Missouri School Apologies, & More

Success Academy Buys Space in Manhattan Tower for 2 New Schools nytimes.com/2016/12/15/nyr…

Success Academy to Pay $68 Million for Space for New NYC School - WSJ ow.ly/UzXA307b0c2

Former Bush Staffers Helping Out With Trump's Education Transition blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

No Ballou HS Marching Band (or any other school band) for Trump Inauguration, reports NBC4  nbcwashington.com/news/local/DC-…

Missouri school apologizes after white students hold up Trump sign and turn backs on all-black basketball team ow.ly/j56c307aX1j

“DeVry University agrees to pay $100M fine over deceptive claims” twitter.com/i/moments/8095…

Feds Put Spotlight on Texas Special Education - WNYC wnyc.org/story/fed-spot…

Chicago Neighborhood Group Helps Lead Truant Students Back To Class wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

How one education nonprofit is seeking to create a groundswell of parent engagement MinnPost  minnpost.com/education/2016…

Nevada Teen Shot by School Cop Was Regularly Bullied, Dad Says - NBC News ow.ly/bLPv307bKSE

AM News: DeVos Campaign Fine, EdSec King Call To Action, & More

 

Senate Dems to Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for education secretary: Pay the fines for your campaign finance violations nyti.ms/2hxm9UU

Democratic senators press Trump’s education pick Betsy DeVos to pay years-old $5.3 million fine  washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi…

EdSec King: ‘We Should Welcome Good Public Charter Schools’ ow.ly/vYfE3079tMm

John B. King Jr.: Supporters of Public Schools Must Put Aside Their Differences  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

K12 Inc. faces stockholder challenge over lobbying transparency - WashPost wpo.st/NKZM2

Warren apologizes to Tilson, takes Facebook post down - The Boston Globe ow.ly/jO2n3079tZP

Chicago Public Schools Classes Will Not Be Canceled Thursday, Officials Say dnain.fo/2hxwtf9

L.A. Unified on new school calendar: Never mind latimes.com/local/educatio…

Minneapolis District Declares Itself a 'Safe Place' for Immigrants blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric…

Oklahoma girl, 13, accused of plotting mass attack on school hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

‘Black Lives Matter’ debate in Potomac, Md., school stirs allegations of racismwashingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

'A Charlie Brown Christmas' sets off conflict at school : Is it a problem when Linus quotes the Bible? nola.com/holidays/index…

AM News: Transition Update, Head Start Study, Newtown Anniversary, & More

TRANSITION

Who is Part of Ed. Sec. Nominee Betsy DeVos' Policy Circle? blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Hacked Email Shows the Clintons Liked Tillerson on Education - Mediaite ow.ly/N2WM3077gtx

States Must Target Racial Disparities in Districts’ Treatment of Special Ed Students, Feds Say – Medium  ow.ly/M2ne3077j1Q

Elizabeth Warren Is Sorry She's Not Sorry For Accidentally Trashing Her Biggest Fan | Vanity Fair ow.ly/jcaJ3077arx

HEAD START

Head Start is underfunded and unequal, according to a new study washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

$20B Needed to Provide High-Quality Head Start, Fix State-to-State Inequities, Report Finds  the74million.org/article/20b-ne…

After 50 Years, Head Start Struggles With Uneven Quality npr.org/sections/ed/20…

STANDARDS & TESTS

California loses bid to halt science test - San Jose Mercury https://t.co/L3nJI1saQh

Federal government again rejects California's plan to try out new science tests latimes.com/local/educatio…

States push forward with new accountability measures cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

MISC

Newtown to mark 4th anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Mandated iPads ignite furor in Cupertino schools ow.ly/VzM63077a4h

Washington State Charter School Supporters, Opponents Look Ahead to a Critical Year  the74million.org/article/washin…

New York Changes the Way It Keeps Tabs on School Violence nytimes.com/2016/12/13/nyr…

Chicago Schools IG: School Lied About Dropouts | WBEZ ow.ly/bPZ83077gMH

LA Unified school board flip-flops: district's calendar won't change next year after all | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/APi93077ew4

AM News: Transition Updates, School Mergers, Preschool Benefits, & More

TRANSITION

Trump choice for secretary of education calls for ‘local control’ of schools - EdSource  edsource.org/2016/trump-cho…

Civil Rights Groups Blast Betsy DeVos' 'Lack of Respect' for Student Diversity  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Groups Urge Focus on High-Achieving, Low-Income Students Under ESSA  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

INTEGRATION

New York Education Department Drops Plan to Merge 2 Harlem Schools nytimes.com/2016/12/12/nyr…

In Chicago, Parents Prepare For Heated Hearings On School Merger wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

PRESCHOOL

Why Doesn't Public School Start at Birth? theatlantic.com/education/arch…

A Nobel Prize winner says public preschool programs should start at birth wapo.st/2gQXWYB

Study: Early Start Yields Biggest Payoff In Early Childhood Education wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Preschool brings bigger than expected economic returns, economists say scpr.org/news/2016/12/1…

MISC
 
New Science Education Guidelines Approved in NY- WSJ ow.ly/nuXw307465e
 
Homeless U: How students study and survive on the streets - KPCC scpr.org/news/2016/12/1…

The sub situation in Philly schools: Amid improvement, inequity lingers newsworks.org/index.php/educ…

 
Surge of hate graffiti on bathroom walls, other areas, has Maryland county rattled  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

NYC school aide sent student a video of him masturbating inside school | New York Post ow.ly/NR8j3075huT

AM News: DeVos In Michigan, Preschool Investment, Johnston For Governor?

Trump, DeVos Call for Ending Common Core at Michigan Rally blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Betsy DeVos Promises To 'Make Education Great Again' On Trump's 'Thank You Tour' ow.ly/QJEK3072qru

School choice advocates divided over Trump and his education pick, Betsy DeVos  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

As Other Districts Grapple With Segregation, This NJ One Makes Integration Work nytimes.com/2016/12/12/nyr…

New York Charters Enroll Fewer Homeless Pupils Than City Schools nytimes.com/2016/12/09/nyr…

High-poverty schools often staffed by rotating cast of substitutes - Washington Post nzzl.us/tI5rY4B

How Investing In Preschool Beats The Stock Market, Hands Down npr.org/sections/ed/20…

A Nobel Prize winner says public preschool programs should start at birth washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Michael Johnston, architect of Colorado’s teacher evaluation system, considering bid for governor | Chalkbeat ow.ly/dRaL3072qGN

Schools create moments of calm for stressed-out students seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

Lawyer: Reno boy shot by school cop had been bullied, beaten hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Kids In Spain Rebel Against Homework, And Parents Are Their Biggest Boosters npr.org/sections/paral…

AM News: Grading DeVos, Firing Bad Teachers, New Leadership In DC

TRANSITION
 
DeVos' Michigan schools experiment gets poor grades - POLITICO ow.ly/5dd1306Y5Za
 
Trump launches war on unions - POLITICO  ow.ly/YYkp306Y1hw
 
Trump school voucher plan would face huge obstacles in Californiaedsource.org/2016/trump-sch…
 
Education Department civil rights officials urged to work through 'tough times ahead'  washingtonpost.com/news/education…
 
YOU'RE FIRED
 
Study: It's Far Too Hard to Fire Bad Teachers - Teacher Beat - Education Week ow.ly/vRjl306Y4a9
 
New York City is among the hardest places to fire a low-performing teacher, report claims  nzzl.us/c8mtDMG via @ChalkbeatNY
 
DISTRICTS & SCHOOLS 
 
Nominee to lead D.C. schools says he is ready to tackle the system’s biggest problems  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 
Turning schools around, at high speeds - CSM fw.to/G7QI1oh
 
L.A. school board won't vote to approve superintendent's strategic plan - LA Times fw.to/eJfIDYO
 
Advocates: Schools Need More Training to Tackle Bias and Fear - SchoolBook - WNYCow.ly/eFLj306Y4cI
 
Teenage Student Shot by Police at Nevada High School | TIME ow.ly/JxHm306WNBJ 
 
MISC
 
Special Education Case at Supreme Court Could Prove Costly for Schools pewtrusts.org/en/research-an…
 
Finland’s schools were once the envy of the world. Now, they’re slipping.  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…
 

AM News: PARCC Results, Teacher Prep Programs, Testing Limits, & More

Few NJ's Class of 2016 Graduates Manage to Pass PARCC Tests - NJ Spotlight  njspotlight.com/stories/16/12/…

Elementary Teacher-Prep Programs Are Getting Better, According to Study  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

States with background checks for those who buy guns and bullets also have fewer school shootings - LA Times fw.to/Y82v4Cc

Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants Armed Officers in Private Schools abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/o…

Final Rules for K-12 Standardized Testing Released abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto…

Schools Missing Big Opportunities to Engage Parents gallup.com/businessjourna…

Work ESSA from the ground up, Weingarten urges lawmakers | American Federation of Teachers  ow.ly/q6jG306VWEO

Budget Deal Addresses Flint, Vouchers; Punts on Big K-12 Funding Issues  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

As charter schools grow, they face challenge of hiring amid a teacher shortage  edsource.org/2016/as-charte…

Charter school allies rack up early fundraising leads in LA Unified school board race  scpr.org/news/2016/12/0…

Seattle School Board gives chief a mixed grade, smaller raise seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

BESE pulls 2 New Orleans charters, extends 9 others after emotional day nola.com/education/inde…

Chicago School Board Passes New Budget With $215 Million Hole wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Unvaccinated students forced to stay home amid Auburn mumps outbreak | KING5.comow.ly/8o3k306VVKg

Texas Eyes Immunizations as More Kids File Exemptions abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto…

AM News: More PISA Coverage, Houston Standout, Trump School Hotline, & More

Rich-Poor Achievement Gap Is Narrowing in American Education - Bloomberg ow.ly/kgyz306TLt3

Math a Concern for US Teens; Science, Reading Flat on Test abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto…

U.S. Students Falling Flat on Math, Science and Reading Scores usnews.com/news/politics/

Why One Houston High School Stands Out In Global Test Results – Houston Public Media  ow.ly/8j6S100sk5S

Schools improving but not enough, state report says seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

Students are anxious about Trump, so the L.A. public school district started a support hotline  latimes.com/local/educatio…

Art That Transformed A Miami Neighborhood Now Making Its Schools Cool  npr.org/2016/12/07/504…

A Michigan school official posted offensive Facebook memes. Now protesters want him gone. washingtonpost.com/news/education…

BASIS continues school expansion overseas with new campus in Prague  washingtonpost.com/news/education…

AM News: PISA Scores, New Day In DC, Banned Santa Claus, & More

World Ranking: What America Can Learn About Smart Schools in Other Countries  nytimes.com/2016/12/06/ups…

U.S. now ranks near the bottom among 35 industrialized nations in math hechingerreport.org/u-s-now-ranks-…

On the world stage, U.S. students fall behind washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

America's Math Scores Are Getting Worse huffingtonpost.com/2016/12/05/pis…

Will D.C.’s new chancellor finally be able to close the achievement gap?washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Supply of U.S. high school graduates is stagnating, posing challenge for colleges  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Messer talking education policy with Trump team ow.ly/1Upf306RdhU

Sole bid for Chicago charter school dropped - Hartford Courant ow.ly/B3Bz306RdJr

Santa Claus Banned From Many Classrooms in Oregon ow.ly/l6Ei306Rdm0

Dallas-area schools bring breakfast to the classroom dallasnews.com/news/education…

Can teaching both 'Cat in the Hat' and Malcolm X boost test scores? - CSM nzzl.us/mtKji6n

AM News: Bad Data, Immigrant Students, Student Loan Fail, & More

Does Your State Provide Good Data On Your Schools? Probably Not npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Immigrant Students Seek Place in Mainstream High Schools abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/i…

Weingarten defends Ellison from anti-Semitism accusations that have arisen during DNC race| TheHill  ow.ly/fqQo306ONxj

Failures By Obama Team Put Student Debt Forgiveness In Jeopardy - BuzzFeed News ow.ly/sM5c306OQnG

Rep. Virginia Foxx Will Lead the House Education Committee blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

STATE & LOCAL

Report: Black Public School Students In NYC Arrested 10 Times More Often Than White Peers: Gothamist  ow.ly/vjn5306MOav

Washington students in grades 3-8 do well on new Common Core tests seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

One way to cut down on standardized tests? Long Beach wants to swap SAT for 11th grade exams  scpr.org/news/2016/12/0…

New Haven NAACP Hearing Reveals Charter Divide - NH Indepedennt  newhavenindependent.org/index.php/arch…

Connecticut NAACP keeping education a top priority, including charter school concerns ow.ly/UiTA306OQrr

CPS Proposes Spending Nearly $1B On Construction wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Omaha’s $100 Million ‘75 North’ Experiment: Improve a School By Building More Affordable Housing Nearby  the74million.org/article/omahas…

MISC

How top U.S. colleges hooked up with controversial Chinese companies - Reuters https://t.co/9N8TY3EauM

Parents of Virginia teen who committed suicide sue school counselor - The Washington Post  ow.ly/Pwmt306Nn5z

San Francisco student, 17, identified as victim of Oakland warehouse fire sfgate.com/news/article/S…

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

SUMMIT

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

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

TRANSITION

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

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

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

MISC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SHORTAGES* IN CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

AM News: TIMSS, Transition, LAUSD Grad Rate Audit

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

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

TRANSITION

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How a former nun made millions by training teachers Newshour…

KIDS & SCHOOLS

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

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

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

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

TRANSITION

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

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

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

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

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

DISTRICTS

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

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

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

TOLERANCE

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

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

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

BUS CRASH

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

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

MISC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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