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Notes from the news, Dec. 12

by thenotebook on Dec 12 2013 Posted in Notes from the news

Bill requiring drug tests from prospective teachers and school workers advances. NewsWorks

Contract reflects ed-reform group's rise to power in Philly. City Paper

Brown's lawyer: There is plenty of reasonable doubt. Inquirer

Philly charter founder's lawyer: U.S. obsessed with client. AP

Report: Preschool literacy gains fade by 3rd grade. Notebook

Community gives input on reuse of Germantown High. Tribune

Editorial: Cougar-ific. Daily News

​Workshop School: tour this University City project based STEM high school. Technically Philly

Two companies want to bring solar power to schools. Notebook

Local Organizations Get $100K in Grants. NBC 10

Complete school report cards are now out for all Pa. public schools. Patriot-News

New assessment shows fuller picture of Pa. schools. Post-Gazette

State panel: Change special education funding formula. Morning Call

Secret policymaking on school reform is on the rise. Answer Sheet

Even when test scores go up, some cognitive abilities don’t. MIT News

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition

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Comments (2)

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 14:13.

Sylvia Simms didn't create a parent advocacy group - she created an entity through which she could receive $$$.

Submitted by Susan Manbeck (not verified) on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 18:46.

She a angel. She always be voting with SRC peple and helping charter schols. She help pelpe read book and drive a bus to. I alway vote for Meyer Nuter and Govner Crobert to.
MY kids go to charter schols to. They get good grade.
Im not Sylvia or her frend.

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