June 3 — 6:57 am, 2019

Notes from the News — June 3, 2019

A daily roundup of education news

The Notebook’s 25th anniversary party is tomorrow! Have you gotten your tickets? Don’t miss the party 4:30 to 7 pm at the National Museum of American Jewish History on Independence Mall. See you there!

Ice cream: A treat after school? No, it’s part of class. – The Notebook

Hundreds of commercial property owners are challenging Philly’s assessments, with $63 million at stake – Inquirer.com

Why aren’t dangerous schools a higher priority? | Editorial Inquirer.com

Vare-Washington school kicks off plans for phase one of major long-term renovation project – SouthPhillyReview.com

Central High School valedictorian: Education is equity | Perspective – Inquirer.com

Philly students get free books to help maintain reading skills during summer break – KYWNewsradio.com

What would you change about Philly? High school seniors share their hopes for the city. | Perspective – Inquirer.com

Wolf’s school attendance proposal will help students succeed. Here’s how | Opinion – Penncapital-star.com

The College Board tried a simple, cheap, research-backed way to push low-income kids into better colleges. It didn’t work. – Chalkbeat.org

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

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