August 12 — 9:10 am, 2020

Notes from the News – Aug. 12, 2020

A roundup of education news - last one before Chalkbeat Philly launch

Chalkbeat Philadelphia debuts Monday! This the final Notes, Dale Mezzacappa will launch a new email newsletter next week.

Commentary: District should end leveling to improve equity, support new teachers – Notebook

VP pick Kamala Harris clashed with Biden on school desegregation, pushed for teacher pay hike – Chalkbeat

Betsy DeVos publicly absent as critical decisions are made on public school reopenings – NBC News

Penn goes virtual for the fall, with dorms shut to most students – Inquirer

Some Pennsylvania school districts to adjust reopening plans under new state recommendations – ABC6

Philly Public League Won’t Be Playing Sports This Fall Amid Coronavirus – NBC10

Greater Philadelphia YMCA offers safe learning environment to keep kids active – ABC6

Chaos coast to coast as a school year like no other launches – Washington Post

Immigrant mother and three children in Philly church sanctuary stricken by COVID-19 – Inquirer

At the nation’s leading behavioral health nonprofit for youth, Devereux staff abused children in their care for years — while red flags were dismissed. – Inquirer

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

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