Remembering Las Vegas victims, Puerto Rican schools remain closed, ESSA update, & more #ednews

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LAS VEGAS VICTIMS

Las Vegas shooter attended LAUSD, several educators among the victims @LASchoolReport laschoolreport.com/las-vegas-shoo…

Heroic Spouses, Beloved Teachers, Devoted Parents: Remembering the Victims of the Las Vegas Massacre people.com/crime/las-vega… via @people

Shot at Las Vegas concert, Arundel High grad loses eye, remains in coma baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/…

HURRICANE
In Puerto Rico, frustrated parents wonder when schools will reopen. It may be a while via @TimJohnson4 miamiherald.com/news/nation-wo…

Puerto Rican schoolchildren could be out of class for months washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Students From Puerto Rico Flee Hurricane to Continue Schooling vnews.com/US-school-dist… via @VNewsUV

ESSA
What states told Chalkbeat about how they will monitor their chronic absenteeism data chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

Tennessee’s education chief receives praise in Washington, D.C. timesfreepress.com/news/local/sto… via @TimesFreePress

After a two-year gap, Tennessee is about to release test scores for grade-schoolers. Here’s what to expect. chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2017/…

Student absences are about to have higher stakes in most states. Will cheating follow? chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

LA SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Newly emboldened, L.A. charter schools push to rewrite local rules latimes.com/local/educatio…

LAUSD’s ‘pro-charter’ school board isn’t ticking off charter wish list items just yet scpr.org/news/2017/10/0…

MISC

MA High Court Weighs Charters as Solution to Education Adequacy shar.es/1VI3OP

Trump Taps Common-Core Foe Mick Zais for No. 2 Post at Ed. Dept. – Education Week

Amid grade tampering probe, school employees not told about hotline washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Irritated Kansas Legislators Head Back to Drawing Board on School Funding blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

ALEXANDER RUSSO (@alexanderrusso) is editor of The Grade.

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