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Notes from the news - May 8

The latest headlines in Philly education




Join us in June: Don't miss the Notebook's annual celebration on June 6 at the University of the Arts. Enjoy food and great conversation with Philadelphia educators, parents, and public officials, and help us celebrate the lawyers who are arguing a fair-funding for schools lawsuit. The event will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Get your tickets here

6 months after nomination, Richman still waits for SRC confirmation. Inquirer

GSK and the Free Library kick off annual Science in the Summer program. Notebook

Cinco de Mayo: Books that demonstrate the contributions of a talented, hardworking people. Notebook 

Bus company with $69M contract fails some Philly students. Inquirer

To Test or Not to Test: As Tax Credit Scholarships Expand, Questions About Accountability and Outcomes. The 74

Part Two: The rise and fall of Berlin's plan to integrate schools. NewsWorks

Part Three: How one Berlin school integrated by segregating. NewsWorks

OPINION: Eight steps to establish support systems for undocumented students. The Hechinger Report

How three schools creatively face the challenge of educating immigrant students. The Washington Post

Implicit Bias in the STEM Classroom. Edutopia

Stories from across the state

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