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Trump's school choice expansion plan may face uphill battle - AP http://ow.ly/pdi5306e6PB Rash of racist school incidents demand administrators act quickly - Think Progress ow.ly/JIO5306e5Ba LA School Board: If Trump administration asks...Show More Summary
If you're a young tech type looking at what new solution might sweep over and remake the K-12 landscape, it's not clear you'd see charters as an obvious candidate. How enthusiastic do you think Silicon Valley VCs might be about a product...Show More Summary
There have been lots more incidents at schools and elsewhere since this PBS NewsHour segment from last week, but it's still good to watch.
In her show last week, Samantha Bee called for more and better school instruction about how the government works. But of course she had many other, larger complaints. Watch it, then watch Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock tear into oblivious white liberal voters' reactions to the Trump victory on SNL.
Democrats split over how hard to push 'It's the Economy, Stupid’ - Las Vegas Sun News ow.ly/JBbX306bG1q vs social issues Virginia’s schools are growing more racially and economically segregated washingtonpost.com/local/educatio… Tougher...Show More Summary
If you need something to take your mind off of last week's election results, or to focus your mind on one of the worlds we live in, you might want to check out Moonlight. A glowing NYT review (‘Moonlight’: Is This the Year’s Best Movie?)...Show More Summary
Civics Game Advanced by Former Justice Is Classroom Hit - WSJ ow.ly/3uNy30693tm What Passed, What Didn’t ow.ly/EDfA30688Sj [AL, AK, CA, GA, LA, ME, MA, OK, OR, SD] After Question 2, what’s next for education reform? - The Boston Globe...Show More Summary
Educators Brace for Change as Some Trump Policies Still Unclear - WSJ ow.ly/uw70306534n Analysis: Trump’s ed policy murky at best cabinetreport.com/politics-educa… In short term at least, Trump presidency unlikely to disrupt California...Show More Summary
Trump Set to Shift Gears on Civil Rights, ESSA, Says a K-12 Transition-Team Leader blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig… Can President Trump Get Rid Of Common Core? - NPR https://t.co/BFBEGkHbYI What a Trump presidency means for America's...Show More Summary
Donald Trump Wins Presidency, Brings Uncertainty to Big Education Issues blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig… Patty Murray, top-ranking Democrat on the Health, Education, Labor & Pension Committee, is re-elected the74million.org/article/edlect… Mass. Show More Summary
A helpful piece of history via WBUR
Democrats feud over charter schools in Massachusetts - POLITICO ow.ly/S4jb305Y4Wp Question 2 Donations — For And Against — Top $41 Million | Edify http://ow.ly/ozK6305Y7DH ELECTION DAY 22 Big Races and Ballot Questions to Watch Tuesday...Show More Summary
Poll Results Diverge as $38M Campaign Over Massachusetts Charter Cap Hits Ballot Tuesday | The 74 ow.ly/zk89305VrS2 Charter Schools Are the Big Issue on Massachusetts’ Ballot nytimes.com/2016/11/06/us/ Charter school supporters, opponents...Show More Summary
Out-of-state dollars pouring into ballot question battles - AP ow.ly/76h7305QTWX Charter Question Splits Suburbs — Even Suburbs With No Charter Schools | WBUR Edify ow.ly/dBrv305OMlB Spending ramps up in race for Washington schools chief...Show More Summary
Some of the most segregated schools in the country educate students in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Milwaukee. Efforts to integrate schools in these cities have met resistance from white progressives... And in these cities,...Show More Summary
WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.
A charter school success story, made possible by chance - The Boston Globe ow.ly/FWV5305OkYP Bernie Sanders calls for defeat of charter school measure - The Boston Globe ow.ly/VFKh305Okx9 Schools to face teacher shortage if voters end...Show More Summary
The documentary is being simulcast in theaters tonight. Read more about it over at EdWeek.
This chart, from EIA's Mike Antonucci, raises questions about a recent NPR story claiming that teacher quit rates were problematically high. They may be higher than in other nations, as cited in the NPR story, but they're not higher than many other careers in the US.
Supplementing a highly inequitable system with a relatively small amount of federal funding is one small step in a much longer journey. Even with supplemental funds, schools within communities of concentrated poverty remain highly disadvantaged. Show More Summary