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Notes from the news, Apr. 4

notes from the news imageFormer charter-school leader: I stole 522G The Inquirer
The founder of New Media Charter pled guilty to stealing taxpayer funds from the school.

See also: Another Guilty Plea In Philadelphia Charter School Fraud Case CBS Philly
Northwest Philly charter school founder pleads guilty to $500K theft WHYY/NewsWorks

What federal civil rights data says about Philadelphia The Notebook blog
Harold Jordan of the ACLU-PA took a look at the survey data and found trends that reveal racial inequity.

Small moments, digital stories The Notebook
The first in a series of lessons from teachers, from our April edition.

THE SEARCH FOR NEW SCHOOLS CHIEF Daily News (opinion)
The superintendent search committee share what they are looking for in the search.

E.M. Stanton decision brings thank yous all around The Notebook blog
Video from Stanton's celebration last week of the School Reform Commission deciding not to close it.

Tax ruling may cost Philadelphia, schools $41 million The Inquirer
The State Tax Review Board is looking into the purported versus actual assessed rate of properties in Philadelphia.

Kensington: Neighborhood School Saved by Increasing Test Scores Philadelphia Neighborhoods

School Daze Raising Philadelphia blog

State news roundup Keystone State Education Coalition

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Submitted by tom-104 on April 4, 2012 10:33 am

Stephen Krashen Pulls the Rug Out From Under the Standards Movement

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/living-in-dialogue/2012/04/stephen_kras...

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