July 15 — 9:03 am, 2019

Notes from the News- July 15, 2019

A roundup of education news

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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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