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Quotes: Trump Would Overturn Gun-Free School Zones

I’m going to get rid of the gun-free zones on the military bases. I’m also going to do it in schools. You say you have a school, and it’s gun-free. The criminals are out there saying, ‘This is incredible. This is perfect. There’s no guns in there. Show More Summary

Morning Video: Islamophobia In St. Cloud, Minnesota Schools

From the PBS NewsHour: "The St. Cloud school district has seen several incidents motivated by race and religion, but educators there have poured their energy into supporting immigrants with language and cultural services and taken steps...Show More Summary

AM News: Federal Funding Dispute, Segregation Surge, CA Grad Rate Uptick

The 'Intolerable' Fight Over School Money : NPR Ed : NPR On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, new evidence that U.S. schools are resegregating - Washington Post Black And Latino Students Lose Out To White Peers. Show More Summary

#EDgif Of The Day: "Immigrants - The Get The Job Done."

That's Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of "Hamilton," speaking at the UPenn graduation ceremony last weekend. It's a line from the show, which a foundation is sending thousands of NYC high school kids to see this Spring.

Quotes: Why Are Education Groups Aligned With Republicans?

Normally, teachers unions and school advocates support Democratic politicians and are the mortal enemies of conservative Republicans. Yet this time, they found an enthusiastic supporter in Senator Lamar Alexander, Republican of Tennessee and chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Show More Summary

AM News: Girls Beat Boys On Tech/Engineering Test, Plus Other Tuesday Stories

Girls outscore boys on inaugural national test of technology, engineering skills - The Washington Post PA Governor not ready to revise teacher layoff law :: SI&A Cabinet Report Pearson gets emergency...Show More Summary

Afternoon Video: The Silencing Effect Of Teacher Hero/Villain Rhetoric

I'm not exactly sure what the news hook was here - Teacher Appreciation Week, maybe? -- but here's a May 3rd Vox video of former education reporter Dana Goldstein (now at The Marshall Project) talking about outsized demands the public and policymakers demand of teachers, rhetorically at least. Show More Summary

Magazines: So Long, The Toast

This is a rough time of year for teachers who haven't had as good a year as they wanted to have, as chronicled in The Gradual Devolution of My Goals as an English Teacher: From "My students will learn to lose and then find themselves...Show More Summary

Events: Another Week, Another Education Summit

"At the second annual Education Summit, The Atlantic will illuminate the most pressing debates in the education world today, from cradle to college," says the promo copy for Education Summit 2016. It start tomorrow morning and continues Wednesday, in DC. Show More Summary

Quotes: Clinton's "Unadulterated Support" Of Teachers

Clinton’s unadulterated support of teachers unions and improving teaching conditions show just how rapidly the rhetoric is changing on the Democratic side, both in speeches directed at teachers and in the wider public discourse. -- ThinkProgress education reporter Casey Quinlan (Hillary Clinton's Revolutionary Promise To Lift Up The Teaching Profession)

Morning Video: Remembering Jazz Jennings

Hidden in the new LA Times story about a West LA transgender elementary school student is a 2007 ABC segment about Jazz, who was born as a boy. It seems like it's cut off at the end. Anyone know the update?

AM News: Bathroom Access, Detroit's Demise, SF's TFA Opt-Out

Few Solutions in Texas School Finance Ruling - The New York Times Detroit schools' decline and teacher sickout reflect bad economy and demographic shifts - LA Times SF school leaders give Teach for America a time-out - San Francisco Chronicle Gov. Show More Summary

#EDgif Of The Day: Imagine John King With Big Felt Petals Sticking Out Of His Head

"Imagine me with big felt petals sticking out of my head." - John King on Chelsea Handler the other night.

Morning Video: More NYC Kids See/Perform At "Hamilton"

Good Morning America covers the program to bring NYC kids in to see the Broadway show -- and do some performing of their own.

AM News: Transgender Bathrooms, ESSA Conflict

U.S. Directs Public Schools to Allow Transgender Access to Restrooms See also: Reaction To White House Directive On Transgender Bathrooms : NPR USDE says it's trying to protect poor children. A senator says they’re trying to break the law. Show More Summary

Books: "Last Voyageurs" Chronicles A School Trip Wilder Than Most

Alum Lorraine Boissoneault's LAST VOYAGEURS (wild winter ride down the St Lawrence River) is just out from Pegasus — MU Creative Writing (@MiamiOH_CW) April 26, 2016

Maps: Slow Progress On Preschool

At This Rate, It Will Be A Very Long Time Before Every Child Gets Access To Preschool — alexanderrusso (@alexanderrusso) May 12, 2016 Or, as the Huffington Post put it, "At This Rate, It Will Be A Very Long Time Before Every Child Gets Access To Preschool."

Morning Video: Snippets From #NSVF (Including Standing Ovation For Duncan)

"Sit down before I start crying," says Duncan in response to standing ovation. Read more from PK12 here. See more snippets here. Full video?

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