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Rise & Shine: Cherry Creek district to pay $11.5 million to students sexually assaulted by former teacher
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:47:09 +0000

Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox, or forward to a friend who cares about public education. GUBERNATORIAL FACE OFF Speaking to an audience of charter school leaders, Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton highlighted their differences. Chalkbeat SAY SORRY Two organizations are demanding the […]

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A new report argues that students are suffering through bad teaching and simplistic classwork. Is that true?
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:00:12 +0000

America’s public schools are full of students who aren’t being challenged, a new study says. But It’s not clear its methods can support such strong conclusions.

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Rise & Shine: Want to be an "education liaison?" Shelby County is hiring.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:17:27 +0000

Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox, or forward to a friend who cares about public education. GO-BETWEEN Shelby County Government will be hiring for a new position requested by Mayor Lee Harris: an education liaison. The Commercial Appeal JUSTICE A Memphis learning series hosted by Stand for […]

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Rise & Shine: Notes from a candidate ‘speed-dating’ session
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:05:36 +0000

Good morning! I have a shorter-than-usual commute this morning from my place in Southwest Detroit to the headquarters of Brilliant Detroit, where we’re meeting with parents of English language learners to hear about their experiences in Detroit schools. We’ve written a few stories about the challenges facing families who speak a language other than English […]

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Rise & Shine: Indiana teachers join the race for office
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:05:04 +0000

Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox, or forward to a friend who cares about public education. STORY SLAM: Karin Stratton would be the first to tell you she has failed a lot as a teacher. You see, she explained, she never really planned […]

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Rise & Shine: Inside the racial dynamics of the SHSAT debate
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:45:41 +0000

WORK AHEAD After top city officials signed off on a plan to eliminate middle school screening in Brooklyn's District 15, some parents are nervous about how it will be implemented and others are hazy on the details. Chalkbeat BUS BREAKDOWN The school bus problems represent Chancellor Carranza's first major crisis. But after firing a top official, will […]

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Facing his first crisis, Carranza fired a top official. But can he fix New York City's yellow bus system?
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 03:23:21 +0000

The busing problems are the first significant test of Carranza’s leadership during a crisis since taking the helm of the nation’s largest school system last April.

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With Earth, Wind and Fire tune, Chicago's first chief equity officer announces new job
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 03:04:55 +0000

Principal of South Side school takes new job to oversee efforts to narrow gaps in achievement, hiring, contracting and allocating resources.

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Tax breaks for the rich and a ‘bargain with the devil': Colorado candidates for governor spar over education
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:46:00 +0000

Speaking to an audience of charter school leaders, two candidates with a history of supporting such schools highlighted their differences.

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Actress or teacher? A string of ‘failures’ showed this Indianapolis educator where she belonged
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:25:21 +0000

Stratton and other educators and students told their stories at this fall's teacher story slam.

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