August 10 — 8:32 am, 2020

Notes from the News – Aug. 10, 2020

A roundup of education news - summer edition

City launches program to provide free internet access to 35,000 families – Notebook

Students want to have a say in decisions about virtual learning – Notebook

Nearly 100 Philly schoolkids practiced on Zoom with Philadelphia Orchestra virtuosos, and you’re invited to the grand finale – Inquirer

Could the key to turning around Philly schools come down to human connection? Robeson High School Principal Richard Gordon IV thinks so – Philadelphia Citizen

A growing number of Philly-area school districts are planning virtual openings, relieving some parents and frustrating others – Inquirer

Children Can Get Severe COVID-19, CDC Says — Especially Black And Hispanic Children – NPR

Georgia school in viral photos will close for cleaning after nine people test positive for coronavirus – Washington Post

Frances Williams, lifelong educator and retired public school principal, dies at 83 – Inquirer

More Philly kids shot: 2 boys, an 11-year-old and 17-year-old – Inquirer

Incoming head of nation’s largest teachers union says it’s time ‘to turn up that heat’ – Chalkbeat

Girls’ High grad to lead the National Education Association, the country’s largest union – Inquirer

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

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