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Last week's Chris Edley talk at the Teachers College included lots of conversation about education and politics, but no indication of the Democratic candidate's position on the NAACP resolution, according to Chalkbeat coverage of the event.
Members of Memphis List rode three buses to Cincinnati to protest the @NAACP decision on charter schools commercialappeal.com/story/news/edu… Protesters interrupt NAACP board meeting in Cincinnati http://ow.ly/sALF305fvC4 The NAACP Takes...Show More Summary
.@POTUS takes the controls (with some trepidation) of a flight simulator at #WHFrontiers conference with @AstroSerena #NASA pic.twitter.com/INciTFGagw — Jeff Mason (@jeffmason1) October 13, 2016
BEST OF THE WEEK Slate: Teachers struggle to figure out how to respond to "Trump Effect” in K–12 schools https://t.co/sLjI8WuUyw EdWeek:AFT Worried Joel Klein Was Helping Hillary Clinton's Campaign http://ow.ly/sdNV3056kly Chalkbeat:...Show More Summary
Time and again in education, big-name investors have launched companies with the broadest ambitions, only to be undone by more-focused players...The benefits of a national footprint are seldom as obvious. Yet it is national scale that many ventures have sought. Show More Summary
Here's another documentary about gentrification that involves education, focusing in part on Avenues, the pricey NYC private school called Avenues built near public housing. Read more about it at CityLab or at Education Week.
Chicago charter school teachers remain in contract battle, could strike next week - Chicago Tribune ow.ly/5DaS305b8CJ Charter School Teachers Picket Ahead Of Possible Strike wbez.org/shows/wbez-new… Chicago Charter Schools Could Be Collateral...Show More Summary
The connections between housing and education are no secret at this point. Earlier this week, New York media outlets including the NYT noted that homeless children have higher absentee rates because they’re trying to travel to schools that aren’t close to the shelters to which they’ve been assigned. Show More Summary
The N.A.A.C.P. has raised legitimate concerns that lawmakers and education officials need to take seriously. It notes, for example, that minority students are more likely to be suspended from charter schools than their white peers. That...Show More Summary
Watch Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis describe what the teachers got and didn't get in the preliminary deal, and talk a bit about her relationship with Mayor Emanuel.
Obama administration releases final rules for teacher preparation programs - Inside Higher Ed nzzl.us/CHwjtRe Obama administration releases long-delayed regulations for teacher-preparation programs washingtonpost.com/local/educatio… Final U.S. Show More Summary
Cheering the call for a moratorium — and a similar resolution approved by the Movement for Black Lives — are the teachers unions that have waged a fierce battle against charters — and that have provided financial support for NAACP activities. Show More Summary
From last weekend's Saturday Night Live, in which Lin-Manuel Miranda plays a substitute who's not as innovative or effective as he'd like to be.
Next Wave: Education https://t.co/XISSufKRRZ Top 10 folks in education under 35, according to LinkedIn, featuring @cgray91 @SmithZakiya pic.twitter.com/4lunEh6cD3 — Alexander (@alexanderrusso) October 11, 2016
WikiLeaks Emails: AFT Worried Joel Klein Was Helping Hillary Clinton's Campaign - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/sdNV3056kly AFT freaked out after Joel Klein was rumored to join Hillary Clinton’s campaign, WikiLeaks email shows...Show More Summary
I think voluntary [integration] is great, but the number of school districts that are willing to take this on?... It's something like 1 percent of school districts in the country are attempting these programs. I don't think that's going to scale much beyond 5 percent or 10 percent unless there is real political will put behind it. Show More Summary
Video: Mass. becomes ground zero in fight for education reform https://t.co/S5OuM3sb2F — NTA?NEWS ROOM™ (@NoThiefs) October 8, 2016 Or, watch Lin-Manuel Miranda on Saturday Night Live as the most well-intended but awful substitute teacher ever.
CTU, CPS reach tentative deal, avert strike; classes on Tuesday | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/ZUH83053VcP Chicago Teachers Union, school board reach tentative contract agreement fw.to/0Km8nQD Deadline Deal: Teachers Strike Avoided With Late-Night...Show More Summary
This mysterious footage was found on our Instagram story last night.https://t.co/tiybBsRXTb — Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) August 26, 2016 Is this really the school from Stranger Things? I don't know. But I'm sure one of you does. Show More Summary
It's been a relatively slow Fall season for education books, despite Nicholson Baker's Substitute and Matthew Desmond's Evicted (both of which I recommend). However, as you may recall having learned earlier this year, New York City writer...Show More Summary