March 18 — 8:04 am, 2019

Notes from the News — March 18, 2019

A daily roundup of education news

Teachers and students call for more resources for growing English Learner population – The Notebook

A decades-long gang war in South Philly is consuming a generation of kids – Philly.com

Kill the soda tax? Council candidates are sweet on repeal – Billypenn.com

Girls, women share stories of empowerment during Philly summit – Phillytrib.com

‘It’s our Earth’: Philly students skip school to strike for climate change – KYWNnewsradio.com

Are Pa. school districts paying too much for cyber charter students? Philly.com

After a transgender student insisted on using the boys’ locker room, one school district might spend $1 million on private showers and changing stalls – PApost.org

Democrats Seek to Block Federal Funds to Arm Teachers – USNews.com

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

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