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D.C.’s struggle to hire more diverse teachers — and keep them
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Dec 7, 9:31 AM: Days before the coronavirus pandemic forced D.C. schools to close last year, fourth-grade teacher Isabella Sanchez sat down in front of the District’s State Board of Education to explain why teacher diversity matters. At H.D. Cooke >
Parents, teachers push for prompt transition to elected Boston school committee
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Dec 7, 9:25 AM: The Boston School Committee is responsible for managing Boston Pubic Schools’ annual operating budget, hiring and overseeing the superintendent, and regulating policies and practices within city schools. Members of the 13-person >
How LEAD Charter School Afforded This Student the Opportunity to Give Back as Healthcare Professional
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Dec 7, 9:10 AM: When Kayana Clarke saw that her father wasn’t getting the medical attention she felt he deserved after having a medical emergency, she was determined to seek a career path in healthcare to afford others the attentiveness they >
Indianapolis Public Schools set to sever ties with Ignite Achievement Academy
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Dec 7, 7:07 AM: IPS plans to keep School 42 open, VanDeWalle said, but who will run it — the district or another charter partner — has yet to be decided.
L.A. families want schools reimagined post-pandemic, report says
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Dec 7, 7:00 AM: A new report out Tuesday, Dec. 7, suggests that most Los Angeles families want school leaders to reimagine public education and to not simply return to the old ways of doing things post-pandemic.
Frisco ISD opens applications for new online, hybrid education programs
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Dec 7, 6:45 AM: Frisco ISD opened application forms Wednesday for its new online and hybrid programs called FISD+ in which high school students can earn credits starting in 2022.
'Parents have choice:' Why public schools are seeing enrollment numbers drop
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Dec 7, 6:41 AM: Dr. Bernice Cobbs, the superintendent of Franklin County Public Schools, said she hopes students make their way back, after data shows thousands left Virginia public schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Detroit’s first remote Friday had hiccups, but ‘flowed with focus’
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Dec 7, 6:38 AM: The Detroit school district canceled in-person classes for three Fridays in December to address concerns about the need for a mental health break, rising COVID cases, and to have more time to clean buildings.
OKCPS ditches virtual learning days after "extremely low" student attendance
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Dec 7, 6:33 AM: Monday night, the Oklahoma City Public School district got rid of asynchronous learning days they had previously built into the 2021-2022 calendar. Asynchronous learning days were meant for students to learn at home at their own >
Family Partnership Charter School faces Anchorage School Board decision on renewal of charter
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Dec 7, 6:29 AM: Family Partnership Charter School is a homeschooling charter program that is part of the Anchorage School District. Among the several homeschool charters in the state, FPCS offers the highest monetary allotment of $4,200 per year to >
Chicago Teachers Union says CPS needs stronger Covid protocols; Cites staff death as example
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Dec 7, 6:04 AM: The Chicago Teachers Union is once again raising concerns about a rise in Covid-19 cases in Chicago Public School classrooms.
The Discovery Center crosses fingers for a $1 million grant
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Dec 6, 10:00 AM: The Discovery Center of Springfield is waiting to hear if they are a finalist for the sustainable, transformational, outstanding and permissionless award, also known as the STOP Award. The award will give them $1 million in funding >
New York Religious Schools Face a Vaccine Mandate. Will They Fight It?
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Dec 6, 9:27 AM: Mayor Bill de Blasio set a vaccine mandate for religious and private schools. Jewish and Catholic leaders are frustrated, and some have predicted legal challenges.
Editorial: PPS must hold firm against teachers union proposal to cut in-person school
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Dec 6, 9:04 AM: Apparently, the union believes that the way out of the hole caused by canceling in-person instruction is… to cancel additional in-person instruction.
NYC teachers union pressures City Council to vote on class size bill before end of the year
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Dec 6, 9:01 AM: The United Federation of Teachers is escalating its campaign in support of a controversial bill to force the city Education Department to lower class sizes with a legislative deadline looming on Dec. 31.
As enrollment declines, New Orleans charter school closures, consolidations could be on table
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Dec 6, 8:54 AM: Due to declining enrollment and financial impacts from COVID-19, NOLA Public Schools district Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. has announced a proposal to “right-size” the district, a plan that could include charter school >
Orange County charter seeks hall pass from county education board to ditch local approvals
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Dec 6, 8:52 AM: When the Orange County Classical Academy came before the Orange Unified Board of Education in December 2019 seeking a charter to operate a K-5 school that would offer 360 students a classical education curriculum, it was a tough >
New NYC charter school will aim to prepare students to become global citizens
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Dec 6, 7:41 AM: A new public charter school will open in Midland Beach next September, offering seats for kindergarten and first-grade students with a goal to eventually grow to serve students from kindergarten to eighth grade.
Carroll County private school, homeschooling numbers increase this school year
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Dec 6, 7:28 AM: The enrollment numbers for private schools and home schooling in Carroll County are growing after hundreds of students left the public schools last school year. Not only are families staying at private schools and at home, numbers >
San Diego County district plans to offer in-person classes for unvaccinated students
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Dec 6, 6:43 AM: The district is creating a learning option called Alpine Choice Academy, where unvaccinated students can learn together at an off-campus location, getting instruction from district teachers.

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