October 8 — 6:58 am, 2018

Notes from the News — October 8, 2018

A daily roundup of education news

Can a radical new high school disrupt education in Philadelphia? PhillyMag

Is Christopher Columbus a hero? Schools grapple with how to teach a complicated legacy Inquirer

Controversial school mascot could disappear from Bucks County school district WHYY

Opinion: How Pennsylvania is cheating families in William Penn Delco Times

GED and other high school equivalency degrees drop by more than 40% nationwide since 2012 Hechinger Report

The most important skills for the 4th Industrial Revolution? Try ethics and philosophy. EdSurge

After fanfare, inside the Bronx classroom of New York’s Teacher of the Year Chalkbeat

In Tennessee, a gun or threat is reported at school every 3 days The Tennesseean

Stories from around the state — from the Keystone State Education Coalition blog.

Please email dalem@thenotebook.org if we missed anything today or if you have any suggestions of publications, email lists, or other places for us to check for new sources of information.

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