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

How Often the Country's Largest Districts Have Snow Days - The Atlantic Success Academy May Have Overcharged City for Special Education Services, Audit Says… NYC Comptroller Finds Financial...Show More Summary

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

Report on L.A. school shutdown shows confusion over who was in charge, technology shortcomings… Analysis of last year’s school shutdown shows need for better computers, communication | LA School Report More Summary

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

Success Academy Buys Space in Manhattan Tower for 2 New Schools… Success Academy to Pay $68 Million for Space for New NYC School - WSJ Former Bush Staffers Helping Out With Trump's Education...Show More Summary

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 Democratic senators press Trump’s education pick Betsy DeVos to pay years-old $5.3 million fine…...Show More Summary

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

TRANSITION Who is Part of Ed. Sec. Nominee Betsy DeVos' Policy Circle?… Hacked Email Shows the Clintons Liked Tillerson on Education - Mediaite States Must Target Racial Disparities in...Show More Summary

Charts: The Arms Race Among Parents

"Parents of all income and education levels are spending more time promoting their kids’ development—yet socioeconomic gaps in childrearing behavior are growing." (How American Parents Prepare Their Toddlers for School) via The Atla...

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

TRANSITION Trump choice for secretary of education calls for ‘local control’ of schools - EdSource… Civil Rights Groups Blast Betsy DeVos' 'Lack of Respect' for Student Diversity…...Show More Summary

Charts: Despite Declines In Economic Mobility, Education Is Still The Answer

"Given today’s high-tech, globalized economy, the single best step would be to help more middle- and low-income children acquire the skills that lead to good-paying jobs. Notably, most college graduates still earn more than their parents...Show More Summary

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

Trump, DeVos Call for Ending Common Core at Michigan Rally… Betsy DeVos Promises To 'Make Education Great Again' On Trump's 'Thank You Tour' School choice advocates divided over Trump...Show More Summary

People: Montessori Teacher Lost In Oakland Warehouse Fire

Sarah Hoda was known to her pupils as "Miss S." at Urban Montessori Charter School - SFGate — Alexander (@alexanderrusso) December 9, 2016 Sarah Hoda was known to her pupils as "Miss S." at Urban Montessori Charter School - SFGate

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

TRANSITION DeVos' Michigan schools experiment gets poor grades - POLITICO Trump launches war on unions - POLITICO Trump school voucher plan would face huge obstacles in…...Show More Summary

Quotes: Affluence Is No Guarantee Of Education Results

The latest PISA data (which includes private-school students) shows that America’s most advantaged teenagers scored below their well-off peers in science in 20 other countries, including Canada and Britain… The good news is that a handful of places, including Estonia, Canada, Denmark and Hong Kong, are proving that it is possible to do much better. Show More Summary

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

Few NJ's Class of 2016 Graduates Manage to Pass PARCC Tests - NJ Spotlight… Elementary Teacher-Prep Programs Are Getting Better, According to Study… States with background...Show More Summary

Charters: USA Leads In At Least One Aspect Of PISA Results, According To OECD

The rich-poor achievement gap is narrowing in American education — Bloomberg (@business) December 6, 2016

Morning Video: Checking In Liberia's For-Profit Bridge School Initiative

"The country’s public education system is ineffective, and in an effort to rebuild it, the government has reached across the Atlantic for assistance -- hiring a U.S.-based for-profit company whose model is “school in a box.” Via PBS NewsHour (In Liberia, private management of public schools draws scrutiny)

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

Rich-Poor Achievement Gap Is Narrowing in American Education - Bloomberg Math a Concern for US Teens; Science, Reading Flat on Test… U.S. Students Falling Flat on Math, Science and Reading...Show More Summary

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

World Ranking: What America Can Learn About Smart Schools in Other Countries… U.S. now ranks near the bottom among 35 industrialized nations in math… On the world stage, U.S. Show More Summary

Morning Video: His Name Is Evan [Plus 2 Bonus Videos]

Watch-the much-discussed short video above, then read background here. Or, watch ten year-olds address negative stereotypes head on here. You can also watch a fascinating discussion of school integration from last week here.

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

Does Your State Provide Good Data On Your Schools? Probably Not… Immigrant Students Seek Place in Mainstream High Schools… Weingarten defends Ellison from anti-Semitism accusations...Show More Summary

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