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A growing movement to shed Confederate names on public schools has drawn attention in recent years. But public schools named in honor of segregationists haven't drawn the same level of scrutiny.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
The push to boost teacher pay was a big factor in the flood of money states pumped into school districts in recent years, but much of that money has been soaked up by competing school budget priorities, rather than landing in teachers' pockets.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
Schools doors are open as the citywide teacher strike continues, meaning administrators are the ones left delivering lessons.
January 22, 2019 – Education Week
Dozens of charter school teachers, in a contract dispute of their own, are now marching alongside more than 30,000 teachers from the district.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel over his handling of February's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, saying he "repeatedly failed and has demonstrated a pattern of poor leadership."
January 11, 2019 – AP
The strike in the nation's second-largest district is the first major teacher labor action planned for 2019, following a remarkable year of statewide protests and walkouts.
January 16, 2019 – Education Week
Racial and economic segregation remains deeply entrenched in American schools. Denisa R. Superville considers the six steps one district is taking to change that.
January 9, 2019 – Education Week
The widespread embrace of foreign-language instruction is raising some uncomfortable questions. Corey Mitchell explains the inclusion problem at the heart of bilingual education.
January 9, 2019 – Education Week
Schools from Sacramento to San Diego are reporting shaky finances, driving education advocates to put forward proposals that would ask Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom to set aside more money.
January 7, 2019 – Education Week
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is appointing to the state's education board the father of a teenager killed during a school shooting in Parkland.
January 5, 2019 – AP

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