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Notes from the news - Jan. 5

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SRC hearings on new charter applications start Thursday. Notebook

What's holding up Wolf's nomination of Estelle Richman to SRC? Inquirer

It's opening day for expanded Philly pre-K. NewsWorks

With soda tax, school's now in session. Inquirer

Upcoming MLK Day Of Service Will Put Major Focus On Education. CBS Philly

This Billionaire’s Plan Could Save Philadelphia Schools. The Huffington Post

Senate schedules confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for education secretary. The Washington Post

How can we raise future black women mathematicians? Start by asking them. The Hechinger Report

Opinion: Why Gov. Cuomo’s free tuition plan won’t help New York’s state of mind. The Hechinger Report

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