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Notes from the News — August 28, 2019

A roundup of education news

Lee Whack leaving as School District spokesman – Notebook

After battle with Philly School District, Eastern charter won’t open for new school year – Inquirer

‘We didn’t just sit down and let this happen’: Hundreds in Philly mark 400th anniversary of American slavery – WHYY

Charter school oversight change shows Pa. government undercutting Philly’s power | Opinion – Inquirer

$30,000 in electronics stolen from Germantown Friends School – Inquirer

Lunchtime is so short in some public schools, students are going hungry – Washington Post

With School Year Beginning, Nonprofit Pushing Mental Health Awareness Initiative For Parents And Teachers – CBS Philly

Illinois abolishes charter schools commission, eliminating state appeals body for charters – Chalkbeat

Despite N.J. school segregation, most residents don’t see a problem, poll finds – Inquirer

College Board retreats on plan for single ‘adversity’ rating to go with SAT score – Washington Post

Desegregation Plan: Eliminate All Gifted Programs in New York – NY Times

Strangers and Amazon are helping Philadelphia teachers ‘clear the lists’ – Inquirer

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