Notes from the News — June 20, 2019
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State Senate Appropriations Committee approves establishment of charter school funding commission – The Notebook
Family of Helen Oakes creates literacy institute in her name – The Notebook
New research shows how teachers are key to boosting student attendance – Chalkbeat.org
A proposal to change Pa.’s teacher evaluation system is moving forward — without support from Philly’s union – Penncapital-star.com
Pa.’s charter school package doesn’t count as real reform | Opinion Inquirer
‘World’s Youngest Barber’ is an 8-year-old West Philly girl with major moxie – Inquirer.com
‘You Either Get Shot, You Die Or Go To Jail’: Philadelphia Man Opening Youth Center To Help Kids Get Out Of ‘The Game’ – CBSlocal.com
U.S. Schools Underreport How Often Students Are Restrained Or Secluded, Watchdog Says – NPR.org
Gov. Wolf signs law making Juneteenth official state holiday – WHYY.org
For a roundup of state news from Keystone Education Coalition, click here.