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Oregon students' math, reading skills plummet post-pandemic - Los Angeles Times
Sep 23, 7:42 AM:

Testing from spring 2022 shows students who were already behind before the pandemic had the most learning loss but all children overall lost ground when compared with spring 2019 test scores, Oregon Department of Education >

Denver board approves charter school centering Black students
Sep 23, 7:29 AM:

After the state ordered Denver to reconsider a charter school centering Black students and culture, the Denver school board Thursday approved the school to open next fall.

Public school enrollment down
Sep 23, 7:26 AM:

Public school enrollment on Hawaii Island declined for a third straight year, according to data recently released by the Department of Education.

Arizona school choice expansion debate continues
Sep 22, 9:25 AM:

Under the expansion, any K-12 student in Arizona, who opts out of public school, would get roughly $7,000 to use each year for private school tuition, home education, tutors, or any other approved educational expense.

Learning loss continues to manifest
Sep 22, 9:17 AM:

Test scores released this month showed 72% of students failed to meet California math standards, worse by 5 percentage points from the pre-pandemic school year of 2018-19. For English standards, 58% failed to meet state standards, >

COVID relief money helps Colorado schools pay for math and reading curriculum
Sep 22, 9:13 AM:

State officials announced Wednesday that 42 districts and 28 charter schools will receive grants to purchase reading curriculum for early elementary grades and math curriculum for elementary and middle school.

Oregon Moms Union's 'legislative priorities' call for school choice measures and parental rights
Sep 22, 9:07 AM:

The leader of the union said, 'After years of saying no to parents, it’s far time for elected leaders to find ways to say yes'

Seattle teachers approve new contract following strike
Sep 21, 10:34 AM:

Teachers in Seattle have approved a new, three-year contract following a strike that delayed the start of the school year in Washington state’s largest district.

Utah’s online schools boomed during the height of the pandemic. What’s happening now?
Sep 21, 10:33 AM:

Here’s how other Utah virtual schools are doing, two years after students were forced to learn online in the spring of 2020 and many stayed out of classrooms that fall.

S.F. schools welcome 1,000 more students than expected this year: ‘An optimistic sign’
Sep 21, 10:29 AM:

San Francisco schools saw about 1,000 more students than expected this fall, a slowing of a financially devastating decline in enrollment and bolstering hopes that fewer families will flee the district in the wake of the pandemic. >

California poll finds parents leaving traditional public for charter schools
Sep 20, 9:42 AM:

More than one in four California parents have switched their child’s school during the pandemic with most transferring from traditional public to charter schools, according to the 2022 PACE/USC Rossier Poll.

16,000 Idaho families to receive money from Empowering Parents Program
Sep 20, 9:32 AM:

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted educational learning across the country, Idaho included. As teachers, parents and guardians move to help students recover from this learning loss, they need access to additional support. The >

Orange County Board of Ed to hold special forum on charter schools
Sep 20, 9:23 AM:

The Orange County Board of Education, tasked with supporting public schools, is hosting a forum on a specific type of institution: charters.

New charter school may be coming to Panama Buena Vista district
Sep 15, 7:06 AM:

The issue of opening charter schools has been at the forefront of the education debate in Kern County for years, but it’s still a fairly new concept that leaves people on both sids of the aisle at odds.

Signature Drive Seeking to Halt Implementation of Universal School Choice in Arizona
Sep 15, 7:04 AM:

Still, a growing number of parents demand a more significant voice and stake in their children’s education, even if it means taking them out of the system to attend a private or charter school, or home school.

Online school ORCA wins best public school award
Sep 15, 7:01 AM:

The Oregon Charter Academy (ORCA), which has operated completely online for 17 years, recently won best public school overall, beating out more than 135 traditional public schools within the mid-valley region (Marion, Polk and >

School to start Wednesday in Seattle after weeklong strike
Sep 14, 5:21 AM:

Classes will begin Wednesday in Seattle following a weeklong teachers strike that delayed the start of the new school year.

Montana education officials release math, reading scores
Sep 14, 5:09 AM:

Scores were released for the federally mandated math and reading assessment tests from Montana's 2021-2022 academic year.

The required assessment measures math and reading or English language arts proficiency for students from >

Seattle teacher strike persists, no classes Monday
Sep 12, 10:32 AM:

Students in Seattle on Monday will miss a fourth day of school as teachers strike over pay and classroom support.

The school district Sunday afternoon announced the cancellation of Monday classes and said negotiations with the >

Colorado Supreme Court to hear cases on charter schools, for-profit college
Sep 12, 10:29 AM:

The Colorado Supreme Court has agreed to hear three cases implicating the government's ability to deny applications for charter schools and for Good Samaritans to receive compensation for injuries they suffer during a rescue. >



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