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Notes from the news, Feb. 27

By the Notebook on Feb 27, 2013 09:57 AM

District seeks to slash and restructure teacher compensation. Notebook

See also: Teachers' union: District's contract proposal is not even close. Inquirer

Study finds that KIPP students, as a whole, show substantial gains in core subjects. Inquirer

It's "goodbye fries, hello fennel" for some Philly schools. AP

Let quality charter schools grow to help the students of closings schools. Inquirer

Did a major pro-voucher PAC break Pa. election law? City Paper

Most students from closing schools would move to schools of similar caliber. Notebook

Sequestration: How many teachers could your state lose? HuffPost

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition

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Comments (2)

Submitted by Ken Derstine on February 27, 2013 11:46 am
John Kuhn: Our Schools are Touchstones, and We Will Stand and Fight to Save Them
Submitted by Annony (not verified) on February 27, 2013 3:34 pm
Naomi Booker - article on expanding charters - makes well over $200,000 as a CEO of her charter - a K-8 school. Sure, she wants charters to expand. She is profiting

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