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60 years after Little Rock, what’s next for ESSA, enrollment shifts, & more #ednews

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Segregation lingers in US schools 60 years after Little Rock abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/s… 60 years ago today, 9 black students entered an all-white high school in Little Rock, Arkansas. The new movie “Teach Us All” honors them https://t.co/gk5wmL0sCC America's Most Integrated School Has Segregated Again - CityLab nzzl.us/xQrtsjz OTHER NEWS Inside ESSA Plans: How Are States Looking [...]

Best education news of the week

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BEST OF THE WEEK EARTHQUAKES & HURRICANES It was hard not to be moved by coverage of the collapse of a Mexico City elementary school and the race to save survivors. However, there was also certain amount of confusion in the reporting, especially around the news of a single lost girl thought to be alive [...]

MA ESSA plan approved, DeVos uses private jets, Mexico City earthquake school, & more #ednews

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ESSA Betsy DeVos Approves Massachusetts Plan for ESSA Implementation blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig… Expanded GreatSchools rating system helps parents understand how schools are doing edsource.org/2017/expanded-… On October 3rd, Fordham will be discussing "states with strong ESSA plans and how to put them into action" gadf.ly/2h75L1a DEVOS! Education Secy DeVos uses her private plane for work travel - ABC News [...]

Mainstream news is still not seeing national story in ESSA despite obvious story lines

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Insufficient attention to the implementation of  a new federal law illustrates a nagging coverage problem –and reveals a big opportunity for education reporters to tell a meaty national story. By Alexander Russo There’s a problem in education journalism right now. It’s not entirely new, and it’s not exactly a crisis. But it’s persistent enough that [...]

Collapsed school in Mexico City, ESSA update, teacher attendance, & more #ednews

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COLLAPSED SCHOOL IN MEXICO CITY At Mexican School Hit by Quake, Heartbreak and Moments of Joy - New York Times nzzl.us/NIJRCu1 13-year-old credits earthquake drills with helping him escape collapsed school - ABC News - abcn.ws/2xSW9hC via @ABC Search Continues For School Children After Mexico City Earthquake n.pr/2jLgiQD Mexico City school collapse: Race to reach [...]

ESSA, bad homework, hopeful ed research ahead, & more #ednews

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  ESSA Rivalries, Political Infighting Marked States' ESSA Planning Via @Daarel @educationweek mobile.edweek.org/c.jsp Double whammy: Indiana schools could see two A-F grades in 2018 Via @Chalkbeat https://goo.gl/WnQnzS Wisconsin resubmits school improvement plan for K-12 public schools | Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has four months to approve, reject plan goo.gl/4mpd3U SCHOOL DISTRICTS + BOARDS Stand for Children chooses [...]

ESSA plans, test score results, Hurricane recovery, & more #ednews

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DEVOS The Education Department Will Allow Two Large For-Profit Colleges To Become Nonprofits - BuzzFeed nzzl.us/s5Hgyrh via @nuzzel ESSA Ohio Department of Education submits federal education plan - toledoblade.com/Education/2017… Iowa plan sets higher growth rate, lower goals for minority students dmreg.co/2xcAiyB via @DMRegister Pa. turns in its plan to comply with federal Every Student Succeeds [...]

Storm recovery, ESSA deadline, DeVos tour, & more #ednews

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STORM RECOVERY South Florida schools starting class Monday after Hurricane Irma closures sun-sentinel.com/news/weather/h… Amid chaos, school workers kept shelters running miamiherald.com/news/weather/h… Miami-area students return to school after Irma abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/l… Since Hurricane Irma, Only Some Students Have Been Able To Return To School In Miami npr.org/2017/09/17/551… The Latest: Thousands told to evacuate as Fla. river floods [...]

Best education news of the week

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STORM RECOVERY The storms that hit Texas and Florida continue to be the big education story of the week. For national overviews, try USA Today (Hurricane Irma: 8.5 million students lost school time), the NYT (Under academic scrutiny, Houston schools seek a quick recovery from Harvey), or The 74 (Ten Percent of All Public School Students [...]

ESSA countdown, DeVos on tour, a new day for Newark, and other key #ednews of the day

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ESSA CONGRESS DEVOS As protesters rally across street, Education Secretary DeVos praises JCCC kansascity.com/news/local/art… House OKs Bill to Slash Education Budget as School Choice Push Loses Out blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig… California approves its ESSA plan, adding more teachers to those deemed ‘effective’ laschoolreport.com/california-app… LAUSD SETTLEMENT Settlement sends $150M to 50 neediest Los Angeles schools hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie… Los Angeles [...]

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