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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

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Re: the Common Core in Ohio story: There appears to still be plenty of reason to opt out of state schooling in Ohio, until the federal government gives back to the states all of the sovereignty over education that they enjoyed in the 20th century, and that Canadian provinces still enjoy, by repealing and replacing ESSA. Giving states such freedom should mean that at least some of them would accept the opportunity to create a pathway of faster acceleration through the Common Core standards than is possible at present, when their slow pace of learning ensures -- mandates -- that all of America's children fall three years behind the Chinese in mathematics, and two years behind all of the other leading jurisdictions in East Asia and northern Europe.

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