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Cartoon: A Different Kind Of Parent-Teacher Meeting

“Your son is teaching third grade at a second-grade level.” [@NewYorker] — irene (@irene_r) November 11, 2015 From last year.

AM News: States Lowered Teacher Prep Bar, Trump Trauma, & More

Teacher prep standards scaled back as shortage took hold… A plan to fix Seattle student achievement gaps: teacher diversity, international schools… Advocacy group warns...Show More Summary

Lunchtime Video: New President, New Higher Education Agenda

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

AM News: Schools Respond, Trump Transitions, & More

In Segregated Classrooms Students Struggle To Understand A Trump Victory… Flooded with questions after Trump win, Denver Public Schools produces immigration fact sheet via @nuzzel These...Show More Summary

AM News: School Incidents, Trump Protests, Reality Checks, & More

Trump's school choice expansion plan may face uphill battle - AP Rash of racist school incidents demand administrators act quickly - Think Progress LA School Board: If Trump administration asks...Show More Summary

Quotes: Why New Funders Might Not Focus On Charters

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

Morning Video: Schools React To Post-Election Incidents, Fears

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.

Afternoon Video: Samantha Bee Calls For Teaching The Constitution

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.

AM News: Tuesday Morning Education News Roundup

Democrats split over how hard to push 'It's the Economy, Stupid’ - Las Vegas Sun News vs social issues Virginia’s schools are growing more racially and economically segregated… Tougher...Show More Summary

Movies: New Film Addresses Bullying, School Violence, & Mass Incarceration

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

AM News: Monday Morning Roundup

Civics Game Advanced by Former Justice Is Classroom Hit - WSJ What Passed, What Didn’t [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

AM News: Murky (Possibly Minor) Education Implications For Trump White House

Educators Brace for Change as Some Trump Policies Still Unclear - WSJ Analysis: Trump’s ed policy murky at best… In short term at least, Trump presidency unlikely to disrupt California...Show More Summary

AM News: Trump Transition, Student Reactions, & Other Changes

Trump Set to Shift Gears on Civil Rights, ESSA, Says a K-12 Transition-Team Leader… Can President Trump Get Rid Of Common Core? - NPR What a Trump presidency means for America's...Show More Summary

AM News: Election Night Brings Mixed Bag On Education Issues/Races

Donald Trump Wins Presidency, Brings Uncertainty to Big Education Issues… Patty Murray, top-ranking Democrat on the Health, Education, Labor & Pension Committee, is re-elected… Mass. Show More Summary

AM News: Mass. Spending Reaches $41M & Other Election-Day Education News

Democrats feud over charter schools in Massachusetts - POLITICO Question 2 Donations — For And Against — Top $41 Million | Edify ELECTION DAY 22 Big Races and Ballot Questions to Watch Tuesday...Show More Summary

AM News: MA's $38M Charter Referendum, CA's English-Only Law, & More

Poll Results Diverge as $38M Campaign Over Massachusetts Charter Cap Hits Ballot Tuesday | The 74 Charter Schools Are the Big Issue on Massachusetts’ Ballot Charter school supporters, opponents...Show More Summary

AM News: Big Ballot Questions In MA & CA, Plus More

Out-of-state dollars pouring into ballot question battles - AP Charter Question Splits Suburbs — Even Suburbs With No Charter Schools | WBUR Edify Spending ramps up in race for Washington schools chief...Show More Summary

Quotes: White Democrats' "Trickle-Down Liberalism" Hasn't Helped Blacks

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

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