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Proponents of the voucher programs say they provide educational options for families who might not otherwise be able to afford a private education, while opponents argue the programs funnel money away from local school districts.
October 16, 2019 – Education Week
The state takeover of the Providence public schools will begin Nov. 1, last at least five years and permit more input from students, families and other community members.
October 15, 2019 – McClatchy-Tribune
A statewide group of county superintendents has requested a sweeping state audit to investigate potential fraud by the Inspire home charter school network.
October 10, 2019 – McClatchy-Tribune
New York State’s controversial system of evaluating teachers based largely on computer-generated student “growth” scores formally ended Tuesday, with the adoption of a new process giving local school districts and their unions greater control over job ratings.
October 9, 2019 – McClatchy-Tribune
Teachers work their magic with students all the time, building community and trust. What would school be like if principals worked that same magic with teachers, wonders Jonathon Medeiros.
October 9, 2019 – Teacher
Two researchers wanted to understand data-driven pathways for preventing school shootings. Here's what they found.
October 9, 2019 – Education Week
What's required? Who's reporting school-level data so far? And what's the practical impact for district leaders, principals, teachers, local policymakers, and the public? EdWeek explains.
October 9, 2019 – Education Week
The Francis Howell School District claims e-cigarette maker Juul Labs has harmed its students through deceptive marketing and misconduct, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court.
October 8, 2019 – McClatchy-Tribune
Unless they come to an agreement with the district, Chicago Teachers Union members plan to stop work Oct. 17. And the fight is about more than just pay.
October 9, 2019 – Education Week
A pair of board resolutions in Kansas put the e-cigarette industry on notice at a time when schools are grappling with rampant use of their products by students.
October 9, 2019 – Education Week

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