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AM News: DeVos In Miami, AZ Voucher Expansion [But Not TX], Muted Mayoral Control Fight for NYC

In Miami, DeVos visits 1st public university, faces protesters - Washington Post ow.ly/BkXY30aEMpC Betsy DeVos picked FIU for her first public university visit. Then she met Pitbull. miamiherald.com/news/local/edu… Republican Arizona lawmakers pass school voucher expansion abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/d… Arizona Gov. Show More Summary

AM News: CT Revamps Teacher Evaluations, DeVos Visits DC Charter, Boston Schools Collaborate

Connecticut Won’t Use Students’ State Test Scores in Teacher Ratings - WSJ ow.ly/oWi030aCBzd State Eliminates Test Scores From Teacher Evaluations courant.com/education/hc-s… Melania Trump, Jordan's queen tour girls-only charter school...Show More Summary

AM News: Lawsuit Setbacks, Long Beach Underfunding, & Kansas Principal Exposed By Students

School Equity Lawsuits Face Setbacks: Have Judges Closed the Courthouse Door to Students? the74million.org/article/school… New York state plans to use new federal education law to help integrate schools chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/… Trump says DeVos is ‘highly respected’, U.S. Show More Summary

AM News: DeVos At Ft. Bragg, State ESSA Plans, Deported Students In Tijuana

DeVos promotes school vouchers during Fort Bragg visit newsobserver.com/news/politics- Trump to Nominate Former Jeb Bush Counsel Carlos Muñiz to U.S. Education Department ow.ly/pBKG30avVBX A Look at Some States That Have Turned in Their...Show More Summary

AM News: Controversial USDE Appointee, Camelot Hotseat, Charter Unionization Called Off, & More

New US education chief DeVos visiting Fort Bragg school | North Carolina | pilotonline.com ow.ly/x4aa30avFsQ Severe weather closes, delays New Orleans area schools Monday (April 3) nola.com/weather/index. Judge approves $25M Trump University...Show More Summary

AM News: Charter Advocates Oppose DeVos Budget, White Parents Heart White Schools

Charter Advocates Oppose DeVos's Private School Agenda realcleareducation.com/2017/03/31/cha… Schools Shift to Free Public Domain Curricula realcleareducation.com/2017/03/31/sch… White parents still want to live near mostly white schools...Show More Summary

AM News: DeVos At Brookings, NY Opt-Out Declines, & More #EdNews

Betsy DeVos on American schools: ‘I’m not sure that we can deteriorate a whole lot’ chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/… DeVos Calls for More School Choice, Saying Money Isn’t the Answer nyti.ms/2oA8j6p DeVos says predecessor wasted money on...Show More Summary

AM News: DeVos Promotes STEM, Spring Testing Begins, LA Parents Protest White Student Penalty

Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary DeVos promote STEM careers - ABC News - abcn.ws/2nILSyL See also: Ivanka & DeVos encouraging girls to embraceSTEM. Trump's budget cuts NASA edu office, which brings girls into STEM. washingtonpost.com/national/healt And this: 'CBS This Morning' visits N.J. Show More Summary

AM News: Obama Reg Rollback, Schools Collecting Citizenship Data, & DC Girls' Effort

Trump strikes down teacher, school regulations | TheHill ow.ly/XnRg30akfGR Trump signs four bills rolling back Obama-era rules social.newsinc.com/media/json/690… Trump signs bills overturning Obama-era education regulations washingtonpost.com/news/education… D.C. Show More Summary

AM News: Spring Testing Season, Teachers For Trump, Immigrant Students, & More

To test or not to test? That’s the question families face as students head into state exams this week chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/… Annual State Tests, With Annual Controversy, Begin This Week wnyc.org/story/annual-s… Liberals, Conservatives...Show More Summary

AM News: Trump Divides Advocates, DeVos Visits MD School, NYC Charter Sues Union

1 Trump School Choice Proposals Drive Wedge Between Charter School Advocates | Best States | US News ow.ly/4pCr30adAs3 2 Larry Hogan, Betsy DeVos Encounter Protesters During Bethesda School Visit patch.com/maryland/bethe… 3 Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate - KTAR.com ow.ly/sKCN30adAyh 4 KIPP v. Show More Summary

AM News: Special Ed Decision, School Suspensions, International Comparisons, & More

1 Supreme Court Rejects Education Minimum Applied by Gorsuch nytimes.com/2017/03/22/us/… 2 Trump administration's delay of rule to regulate career-training programs sparks protest washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi… 3 School Suspensions...Show More Summary

AM News: School Immigration Debate, Learning Myths, Student Data

1 Ex-teacher charged with child sex abuse was subject of previous D.C. investigation washingtonpost.com/local/educatio… 2 Boston's public schools have adopted a new, more accurate world map pri.org/stories/2017-0… 3 You Probably Believe...Show More Summary

AM News: DeVos At CCSSO, Choice In Iowa, LAUSD Funding, & More

1 School Choice Fight in Iowa May Preview the One Facing Trump nytimes.com/2017/03/21/us/ 2 Elizabeth Warren questions the hiring of for-profit-college officials at the Education Department washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi… 3 AfterShow More Summary

AM News: DeVos Meets State Chiefs, KY Approves Charters, KIPP Sues UFT, & More

1 State education officials, DeVos to discuss school choice, vouchers | Local News | clintonherald.com ow.ly/nVgB30a4is5 2 After Heated Partisan Battle, Kentucky is 44th State to Pass Charter Law | The 74 ow.ly/ChQH30a4iEW 3 Colorado...Show More Summary

AM News: Trump Proposals Examined, Common Core Debated, & More

10 After-school programs for 1.6 million kids hit by Trump budget independent.co.uk/news/world/ame… 9 Charleston Gazette-Mail | Common Core repeal bill stalls in WV Senate wvgazettemail.com/news-politics/… via @wvgazettemail 8 French...Show More Summary

AM News: Trump Proposal Cuts Education, CA's Hinky New Dashboard, & More

10 Trump Officials Are Learning How Hard It Is to Sell $1 Billion of Their Assets - WSJ ow.ly/gxWX309Y90A 9 60 Years Ago, Resistance to Integration in Texas Led to School Voucher Plan kut.org/post/60-years-… 8 The Secret Ingredient For...Show More Summary

AM News: College Persistence Rates, Trump's Proposed $6B Cuts, & Snow Day Recovery

10 Boston teachers’ union calls for protest as contract talks stall | Boston Herald ow.ly/VvhR309Vzv2 9 Feds: CPS consultant made millions through 'corrupt process from beginning to end' - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/xPo7309VsG7 8 Feds: Solomon...Show More Summary

AM News: DeVos Talks Urban Choice, Trump Heads To Nashville, Detroit Options, & More

10 After a contentious roll-out, legislators move toward consensus on school-discipline rules minnpost.com/education/2017… 9 DeVos Pitches New ESSA Flexibility to Big-City Schools Leaders, Gets Tepid Response the74million.org/article/devos-… 8 U.S. Show More Summary

AM News: DeVos Talks Great Cities, Boston Grad Rates, Immigrant Worries, & More

Bomb threats reported against Jewish schools in several cities” twitter.com/i/moments/8410… Today: Betsy DeVos at Urban School Leaders' Conference - District Dossier - Education Week ow.ly/Tln9309QM9t DeVos Chooses Ruddock, Another Ed...Show More Summary

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