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I'm a fifth-year Chicago teacher, and the challenges aren't letting up. Now what?
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:31:30 +0000

I can’t practice enough self-care to replace the structural changes needed to make our profession more sustainable.

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Rise & Shine: Colorado schools still suspend thousands of their youngest students
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:47:04 +0000

Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. SMALL MOVEMENT The two sides are still far apart in terms of reaching an agreement on Denver Public Schools’ ProComp system, but Thursday’s session was a far cry from the intense frustration that marked Tuesday’s bargaining session. The union made a change that […]

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Rise & Shine: Tennessee has a new education commissioner who pledges to tackle testing
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:03:59 +0000

NEW LEADER An educator who began her career with Teach For America and has been the academic chief for Texas will be Tennessee’s next education commissioner. Chalkbeat, The Tennessean, Nashville Public Radio, SWIFT REACTION Tennessee has a new top education leader, and top of mind for many in the state is: Can she fix the […]

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A busy week for labor politics in Chicago
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:00:18 +0000

We’re Cassie Walker Burke, Adeshina Emmanuel and Yana Kunichoff, and we round up Chicago education news every week -- just for you. Please send any tips or story ideas our way: chicago.tips@chalkbeat.org. And support local journalism! Sign up for our newsletter, here, and share it with a friend. One more reminder: Chalkbeat Chicago is regularly […]

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Rise & Shine: School superintendent could be appointed in 2021
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:57:36 +0000

Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. RESEARCH: A new study finds mixed results for Indianapolis Public Schools dramatic shake-up in recent years: Students in schools within the district boundaries are below the state average when it comes to improvement on tests, but their […]

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Rise & Shine: Should NYC schools be outfitted with naloxone?
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:30:57 +0000

WATCH LIST Under a sweeping new rating system, state officials identified 124 schools in New York City as struggling. Here a full list of schools and what the new labels will mean for them. Chalkbeat, Wall Street Journal, NY Daily News FOOD FOR THOUGHT New York City depends on $43 million per month from the federal government […]

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Rise & Shine: How advocates are trying to make early education a state policy priority
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:08:21 +0000

Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox. EARLY EDUCATION 101 Lansing veterans are used to seeing busloads of parents arrive to push for K-12 funding or policy changes, but advocates say it has been about a decade since the last coordinated effort to lobby […]

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Denver district, teachers union make some progress as contract deadline looms, but still far apart
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 03:53:52 +0000

The two sides expect to resume bargaining at 10 a.m. Friday.

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Summit Learning declined to be studied, then cited collaboration with Harvard researchers anyway
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:44:43 +0000

Summit Learning, a personalized learning system, touts a partnership with Harvard researchers even though Summit actually turned down their proposal to study the model.

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Day in Review: A conversation with Tennessee's new education chief — and what people are saying
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:27:57 +0000

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