July 2 — 3:34 pm, 2019

Notes from the News – July 3, 2019

A roundup of news stories about education and children

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Teacher Feature: Dr. Elena Evans, of Robeson High, focuses on the whole child – The Notebook

Opinion: Student representatives on the Board of Education reflect on their year – The Notebook

Student Board of Education representatives end their term with proposals for change – The Notebook

The Reading Quilt: ‘Up from Slavery’ by Booker T. Washington – The Notebook

Why Philadelphia punted on tax abatement reform … again – WHYY

Charter alliance president on growing backlash: ‘We need to start fighting back’ – Chalkbeat.org

After battling faculty union, president ponders CCP’s future at his 5-year mark: ‘We want to make our students well’ – Inquirer

As shootings rise, celebrating life with ‘empowering’ water gun fight in Fairmount Park – WHYY

‘They must really hate teens’: Backlash grows against Mosquito devices in Philly parks- Billypenn

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

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