May 12 — 2:55 pm, 2019

Notes from the News – May 13, 2019

A daily roundup of education news

More Philadelphia voters support than oppose charter schools, Inquirer poll finds – Philly.com

New Hebrew Public Charter School Receives $600K Startup Grant – Jewish Exponent

This 60-year-old Philly grandmother lived in the dorms at Cheyney. Now she’s the Class of 2019 valedictorian. – Philly.com

Legislators introduce ‘Phillip’s Law,’ named for 11-year-old who took his own life – Phillytrib.com

Pa. Board Of Education Supports Age Changes For Starting School, Dropping Out – CBSLocal.com

Battle of the metal warriors: Local high schools vie in first regional Liberty Bots competition – WHYY.org

Overlooked No More: Barbara Johns, Who Defied Segregation in Schools – NYTimes.com

Just 13 percent of child care assistance goes to student parents – Hechinger Report

‘It’s Like the Wild West’: Sexual Assault Victims Struggle in K-12 Schools – NYTimes.com

Before Swarthmore College banned fraternities, there were years of complaints and an ‘open secret’ – Philly.com

For a roundup of state news from Keystone Education Coalition, click here.

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