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Notes from the news - April 17

The latest headlines in Philly education




Commonwealth Court tells district to reinstate principal fired in cheating scandal. Notebook 

An unconventional teacher-prep program on the rise in Philly. Inquirer

Will free college catch fire? NY details raise doubts. AP

DeVos pick to head Civil Rights office said she faced discrimination for being white. ProPublica

Does Every Child Need to Learn to Code? Philadelphia Magazine

OPINION: Six ways we can leverage the education law to help our most vulnerable students. The Hechinger Report

The real reason Black kids benefit from black teachers. The New York Times

Philadelphia School District files appeal in case of W.C. Bryant sixth-grader who died of asthma attack. Penn Record

Climb Aboard: School Buses Reimagined. Edutopia

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