May 20 — 8:37 am, 2019

Notes from the News – May 20, 2019

A daily roundup of education news

From the Notebook print edition:  

Diploma in hand, they are shocked to learn they still need remediation 

Ninth grade academies are helping students stay on track


Have you gotten your tickets for the Notebook’s 25th anniversary? Don’t miss the party on June 4 at the National Museum of American Jewish History on Independence Mall to celebrate. See you at the party!


Jim Kenney cares a lot about the children of Philadelphia. Has he done enough for its schools? – WHYY.org

Philly school closures found to make neighborhoods safer – WHYY.org

New Jersey’s free community college program should expand | Opinion – Philly.com

Morehouse College grads are surprised by a billionaire’s promise to pay off their student loans – CNN

After 36 Years, a Girl Is the Middle School Math Champ – USNews.com

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

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