March 15 — 8:18 am, 2019

Notes from the News – March 15, 2019

A daily roundup of education news

Sankofa Charter plans four-day week for teachers – The Notebook

Council moves to phase out, potentially eliminate soda tax – Philly.com

School climate strikes draw thousands to the streets in cities across the globe – Washingtonpost.com

Storymap: Schools count the young and homeless in the Philly ‘burbs – Generocity.org

Constance Clayton gives PAFA nearly 80 works by African American artists – Philly.com

The Gates Foundation is hoping better curriculum will boost student learning. A new study says, not so fast – Chalkbeat.org

Bribery scandal involving ex-Penn coach has students questioning admissions process – WHYY.org

The College Admissions Scandal Could Have Lasting Impacts for Disabled People – Teenvogue.com

OPINION: Shocked by the college admissions scandal? School counselors aren’t Hechinger Report

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

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