February 7 — 9:55 am, 2019

Notes from the News — February 7, 2019

A daily roundup of education news

Uneven Play: Most Philadelphia public schools don’t have playgrounds. That’s slowly changing. – The Notebook

ADHD rates are soaring. A pediatrician explains what we should be doing about it. – Philly.com

Meet the ‘crazy’ moms saying one of Pa.’s top-rated school districts can’t teach reading – WHYY News

Families attend lottery for Northeast Philadelphia charter schools – Fox 29

Photo surfaces of Pennsylvania school principal wearing blackface during school event – Phillyvoice.com

How a once-promising merit pay system led Denver teachers to the brink of a strike – Chalkbeat.org

College spending comes under closer scrutiny – Hechinger Report

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

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