August 7 — 10:02 am, 2019

Notes from the News — August 7, 2019

A roundup of education news

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Education activist Kendra Brooks challenges the system, running for Council at-large as an independent Notebook

Teacher reflects on how Toni Morrison changed her as an educator and as a person Notebook

Former tech exec teaches entrepreneurship in Roxborough Notebook

Comcast announces biggest expansion of low-income internet access Notebook

The Reading Quilt: remembering Marva Collins Notebook

Exclusive: Cameras, counselors and yoga — how Pa. schools spent an unprecedented flood of safety and security cash WHYY

Philly teen tech entrepreneurs take matters into their own hands, or phones WHYY

To mark the 400th anniversary of Africans being kidnapped to the U.S., a Philly group is recruiting 400 children Inquirer

Gov. Tom Wolf calls charter schools ‘private,’ draws heated response from their largest advocacy group PennLive

Charter schools in some cities enroll few students mid-year. Here’s why that matters. Chalkbeat

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

 

 

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