Notes from the News – May 24, 2019
City Council honors Notebook for its independent education journalism – The Notebook
Helen Oakes, civic activist and former school board member, dies at 94 – The Notebook
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!
Philly family basking in gratitude after their Morehouse College grad receives gift of loan freedom – KYWNewsradio.com
Philly Special Education Teacher Accused of Selling Cocaine to Undercover Officer in Delaware County – NBC 10
Sanders’s Education Plan Renews Debate Over Charter Schools and Segregation – NYTimes.com
Summit Learning, the Zuckerberg-backed platform, says 10% of schools quit using it each year. The real figure is higher. – Chalkbeat.org
The College Dropout Crisis – NYTimes.com
For a roundup of state news from Keystone Education Coalition, click here.