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Your Weekly Recommendations Tuesday, September 19, 2017
 
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State’s New Education Plan Calls for Big Strides
KGOU
How did Ohio’s urban charters stack up on report cards?
Education Gadfly Daily • Aaron Churchill
Ben Austin Creates a New Organization After Failure of Parent Revolution
Diane Ravitch's Blog • Dianeravitch
THEY ALREADY ARE: Are Conservatives Prepared to be Censored? What images should appear when you G…
PJMedia • Stephen Green
Nominee for Top Education Dept. Attorney: I'd Tell Officials to Follow ESSA
Education Week • Andrew Ujifusa
Australia: Sikh family wins case against school that refused a boy admission for wearing a turban
Scroll.in - News. Politics. Culture. • Scroll Staff
UVA alum Chris Long to donate first six NFL game checks to fund scholarships
Augusta Free Press • Afp
Dear Lipscomb: Fajitas and cotton do not uplift diversity
The Tennessean • Jasmine Gales
Report: Nearly Half of Millennials Unsatisfied With Trump
Roll Call • Eric Garcia
Public Charter School In Camden Celebrates Milestone
CBS St. Louis • Cbs Philly
 
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Colleges & Universities, Education
State’s New Education Plan Calls for Big Strides
KGOU
Reducing schools’ use of emergency certified teachers by 95 percent and boosting high school graduation to 90 percent are some of the goals set by the state Education Department in its plan for education under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The state...
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Charter Schools, Education
How did Ohio’s urban charters stack up on report cards?
Education Gadfly DailyAaron Churchill
Last week, the Ohio Department of Education released school grades for the 2016-17 school year. These report cards offer Buckeye families, community members, and taxpayers an important annual review of the performance of the state’s 3,000 plus schools and 600 districts. For...
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Charter Schools, Education
Ben Austin Creates a New Organization After Failure of Parent Revolution
Diane Ravitch's BlogDianeravitch
You remember Ben Austin? He is the guy in Los Angeles who started an organization called Parent Revolution whose purpose was to organize parents to seize control of their public school and turn it over to a charter operator. This process was...
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Access to Higher Education, Achievement Gap
THEY ALREADY ARE: Are Conservatives Prepared to be Censored? What images should appear when you G…
PJMediaStephen Green
THEY ALREADY ARE: What images should appear when you Google “white couple”? Probably two people of European descent. If you search those words today, though, you’ll find almost exclusively black couples. The results are similarly skewed for “white man & white woman”...
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Education, Education Policy
Nominee for Top Education Dept. Attorney: I'd Tell Officials to Follow ESSA
Education WeekAndrew Ujifusa
The nominee to be the U.S. Department of Education's lead attorney, under questioning from the top Democrat for education in the Senate, said he would tell states and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to follow the Every Student Succeeds Act. His statement...
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Access to Higher Education, Achievement Gap
Australia: Sikh family wins case against school that refused a boy admission for wearing a turban
Scroll.in - News. Politics. Culture.Scroll Staff
The tribunal held that the institute cannot reject an application on the grounds that students look like they are not Christian. An Australian court on Tuesday ruled in favour of a Sikh family, holding a school in Melbourne guilty of discrimination against...
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Education, Paying for College
UVA alum Chris Long to donate first six NFL game checks to fund scholarships
Augusta Free PressAfp
Join AFP's 112,000+ followers on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Subscribe to sports and news podcasts on iTunes News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising inquiries: freepress@ntelos.net Phone: 540-949-6574 The Chris Long Foundation announced today that Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris...
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Access to Higher Education, Achievement Gap
Dear Lipscomb: Fajitas and cotton do not uplift diversity
The TennesseanJasmine Gales
Michael Schwab/USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee Recently, a friend of mine sent an Instagram post of a student from my alma mater expressing concern and discomfort with a dinner she attended, that was held at the president’s home. Lipscomb University President Randy Lowry invited...
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Access to Higher Education, Achievement Gap
Report: Nearly Half of Millennials Unsatisfied With Trump
Roll CallEric Garcia
new report shows nearly a majority of millennials disapprove of President Donald Trump and many are dissatisfied with the direction of the United States. The 2017 Millennial Impact Report surveyed 3,000 Millennials between the ages of 18 and 37. It showed two-thirds...
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Charter Schools, Colleges & Universities
Public Charter School In Camden Celebrates Milestone
CBS St. LouisCbs Philly
CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) –– A Camden charter school is marking 20 years of operation with a lot to brag about. The LEAP Academy University Charter School has become so popular, it has to hold an annual lottery to decide who gets in...
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