Notes from the News- July 15, 2019
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School calendars are released; pre-Labor Day start again in 2020 – The Notebook
Philly charter leader says district offered ‘backdoor’ deal for neighborhood high school – The Notebook
Teacher Feature: For Freda/Frankie Anderson, teaching and activism are intertwined – The Notebook
Helen Gym, local activists take the presidential stage at Netroots Nation convention – WHYY
Scrap Keystone Exams, PA Auditor General Says – Patch.com
States Are Ratcheting Up Reading Expectations For 3rd-Graders – NPR
It Was Never About Busing – NY Times
What it means when Democratic frontrunners say they support the Strength in Diversity Act – Chalkbeat
Mosquito devices ‘on pause’ in Philadelphia as Parks & Rec plans audit –BillyPenn
Broken Promises: Teachers Sue U.S. Over Student Loans That Weren’t Forgiven – NPR
‘They just saw me as a dollar sign’: How some certificate schools profit from vulnerable students – Hechinger Report
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