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Rise & Shine: Who’s going to be on the new Muncie school board? Ball State isn’t telling just yet.
Fri, 25 May 2018 10:00:44 +0000

INNOVATION: The Mind Trust awarded its fifth round of fellowships for innovation school leaders — a package worth about $200,000 per fellow per year. Chalkbeat SCHOOL SAFETY: Even when educators lose their licenses for misconduct, they might still be able to work with children, a new report says. RTV6 TAKEOVER: Ball State University is not […]

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Adams 14 proposing expanding mindfulness and other programs for student well-being
Fri, 25 May 2018 04:27:57 +0000

The mindfulness program and a Random Acts of Kindness curriculum is already being used at a few schools.

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Parents score a temporary victory in slowing the closure of a small Brooklyn elementary school
Fri, 25 May 2018 01:29:16 +0000

It was not immediately clear when the case will be resolved or even if P.S. 25 will remain open next year.

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Special education in tumult as Adams 14 faces resignations, parent complaints
Fri, 25 May 2018 01:25:50 +0000

Parents of students with special needs in Adams 14 say their children aren't receiving appropriate services.

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Four school leaders hope to bring innovative ideas to Indianapolis education
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:46:06 +0000

The educators were chosen from among 39 applicants for fellowships from the Mind Trust.

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Comparing the Upper West Side and Harlem integration plans: Here’s how schools, admissions offers could change
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:31:56 +0000

Following an uproar over a plan to integrate Manhattan’s District 3, the Department of Education introduced three more proposals to change the makeup of middle schools on the Upper West Side and in Harlem. The initial plan for integrating the 16 middle schools — which drew the ire of some parents concerned their children would […]

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Duggan’s schools commission has already brought charter and district leaders to the table. Here’s what else it can do (and what it can’t)
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:15:58 +0000

For the first time in years, Detroit’s mayor will have a small hand in shaping education in the city. A new commission, whose nine members will be appointed by Mayor Mike Duggan, will include representatives of the main Detroit school district and charter schools, whose competition for teachers and students has made them reluctant to […]

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This Memphis poetry team is the best in the state. But they will scatter as their school closes.
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:24:27 +0000

A student poetry team at GRAD Academy Memphis was named the best high school poetry team in Tennessee this month. But they will scatter to different schools after GRAD closes.

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Can Ms. Hayes go to Washington? A national teacher of the year explains why she’s running for Congress
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:23:41 +0000

Jahana Hayes thinks what Washington, D.C. needs is a schoolteacher — one of the nation’s top teachers, in fact.

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If Carranza wants to take on screening in New York City, here are 5 things he could do
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:19:08 +0000

The chancellor could eliminate District 2 priority, change specialized high school admissions, or reduce the share of screened schools.

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