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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…Show More Summary
"Natomas Charter School of Sacramento, Calif., has won the $100,000 prize offered by the Center for Education Reform to tell comedian John Oliver to back off the abusive rhetoric about charter schools," according to Hey, John Oliver: Here's The Winner Of The Charter School Contest. Show More Summary
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. Show More Summary
The latest PBS NewsHour segment features Memphis schools and the debate among black community leaders over charter schools.
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...Show More Summary
She’s criticized charter schools, publicly funded and government-regulated schools, as well as the Common Core standards, which aim to set a bar against which all students, schools, and teachers can be measured?—?leading to market-style consequences for poor performance. -- Elizabeth Green of Chalkbeat (Why Betsy DeVos could mean the end of the education wars as we know them)
See also this writeup from The Progressive.
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...Show More Summary
Ms. DeVos will probably be a boon to the relatively small, growing population of families that home-school their children. But most parents will still want their children in a school building during the day, taught by a teacher, not by a computer... Show More Summary
From PBS NewsHour: "Emily Feistritzer has come a long way from her first entrepreneurial endeavor: going door to door selling glow-in-the-dark statues of the Virgin Mary. After a long career in education, she founded Teach-Now, a global...Show More Summary
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....Show More Summary
Americans Don’t Trust Their Institutions Anymore | FiveThirtyEight https://t.co/VGedHgYBUi [Schools down 7 percentage points. ] pic.twitter.com/xF9un8iawB — Alexander (@alexanderrusso) November 17, 2016
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…Show More Summary
When Katrina hit, it hit everybody's schools... They rebuilt and modernized all the white suburb public schools. They ended up better than before and they bulldozed the public schools in the black neighborhoods. - NEA head Lily Eskelsen Garcia quoted in Inlander
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. Show More Summary
Or, watch the Wednesday Shanker Institute panel (Huerta, Martin, Brown, Hess, Weingarten) reflecting on the election and what comes next. AFT writeup here.
“Your son is teaching third grade at a second-grade level.” [@NewYorker] https://t.co/TWSZTIZ8zQ pic.twitter.com/WJGpEelJXP — irene (@irene_r) November 11, 2015 From last year.
Teacher prep standards scaled back as shortage took hold cabinetreport.com/curriculum-ins… A plan to fix Seattle student achievement gaps: teacher diversity, international schools seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e… Advocacy group warns...Show More Summary
From Monday in DC: "At EWA’s forum on the 2016 election outcome, a panel of experts discuss the future of higher education policy with members of the media. Speakers: Lindsey Burke, Heritage Foundation Kevin Carey, New America DavidShow More Summary
In Segregated Classrooms Students Struggle To Understand A Trump Victory hechingerreport.org/in-segregated-… Flooded with questions after Trump win, Denver Public Schools produces immigration fact sheet nzzl.us/oCKpA9W via @nuzzel These...Show More Summary