March 19 — 8:48 am, 2019

Notes from the News – March 19, 2019

A daily roundup of education news

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What happened when Philly closed 30 schools? New study offers answers – The Notebook

Student Commentary: Fighting the school-to-prison pipeline – The Notebook

Board of Education releases annual charter reports – The Notebook

‘Hard’ and ‘soft’ school safety solutions on display at western Pa. conference – WHYY.org

Tony Williams sees mayoral rematch with Jim Kenney as chance to undo 2015 mistakes – Philly.com

I teach children about anger and peace. It gets harder after each mass shooting. – Washingtonpost.com

This Philly pediatrician always prescribes reading to patients and parents. Here’s why. – Philly.com

Colleges start looking for ways to house and feed their students who are homeless – Hechinger Report

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

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