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Notes from the news, Mar. 21

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Charter school funding formula under review in Pa. WHYY/NewsWorks
The state auditor testified before the House education committee yesterday.

Occupy professional development with Edcamp The Notebook blog
This guest blog post comes from one of the Edcamp Philly organizers. The next unconference for education takes place May 19.

Tiny school's big heart is why it should stay open Say What? blog
The Inquirer editorial board thinks Sheppard elementary should not be closed.

Philly Council panel told of risks from Corbett-proposed budget cuts The Inquirer
Social service providers spoke at city council yesterday about the effects of the state budget cuts of tens of millions of dollars for programs for city residents.

Weak US Schools A National Security Risk, Report Warns Wall Street Journal via Fox 29
The U.S. education system is graduating students without the math, science, and education skills necessary.

High Stakes PSU Blog
Philadelphia Student Union member Koby Murphy responds to the developments in the scandal about possible cheating on standardized tests.

New plea planned in charter case The Inquirer

Spending Twice as Much on Prisons as on Universities Third and State blog

Different Paths through Teaching Making the Grade blog

Synthesizing Thoughts from the #beyondthetextbook Forum Philly Teacher blog

State news roundup Keystone State Education Coalition

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