Daily Archives: January 23, 2019

Texas: “School Choice” Means Schools Choose

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Three members of the Texas House of Representatives wrote this article, marking “School Choice Day” at the legislature. It appears in the Texas Tribune. https://www.tribtalk.org/2019/01/23/whose-choice-is-school-choice/ Whose choice is school choice? By Gina Hinojosa,…

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Study: Michigan ranks dead last in school funding growth

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
LANSING, Mich.— No other state tightened its education spending more than Michigan did over a 20-year period, according to a newly released study. Read more here: https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2019/01/23/school-funding-growth-dead-last/2656750002/

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AP News: More parents are putting limits on college help

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
By LIZ WESTON Tyler Luker of Plano, Texas, is a high school junior who already knows which college he wants to attend (University of Missouri), how much it costs…

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L.A. Teachers’ Strike Is Ending, but Economic and Racial Inequity Remain Along with State Funding Problems

Originally posted on janresseger:
Los Angeles teachers reached a tentative deal to end their strike yesterday morning. Teachers began voting on the agreement later in the day, and it was expected that teachers would return to their classrooms today. At…

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