June 19 — 7:05 am, 2019

Notes from the News — June 19, 2019

A daily roundup of education news.

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30 Philly parks contain sonic devices that target teenagers with terrible sounds WHYY

Wolf vetoes increase in tax credits for Pa. private-school scholarships Inquirer

Lawmakers, Wolf need to fix Pennsylvania’s charter school funding imbalance | Opinion Penncapital-star.com

How Teach for America Evolved Into an Arm of the Charter School Movement Pro Publica

Former Philly charter school principal charged with vehicular homicide waives hearing WHYY News

I’m Not Willing to Trade Fixing Income Inequality for Better Schools. We Need to Do Both. Education Post

A school district is fed up with ‘epidemic’ vaping. Now it will randomly test students for nicotine. Washingtonpost.com

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

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