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

17522716_710948399091396_6551674343652325682_nESSA 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 Unified settles lawsuit over funding for ‘high-needs’ students edsource.org/2017/los-angel…

In tough neighborhoods, can high-school mental health counselors cut the school-to-prison pipeline? politi.co/2uo339d

In Appalachia, school nurses may be the only health professional a student sees. In N.C., some don’t even get that. rewire.news/article/2017/0…

LAUSD settles legal case that cut to the core of how California funds high-needs schools scpr.org/news/2017/09/1…

NYC & NEWARK

fter More Than 20 Years, Newark, N.J., Regains Control Of Public Schools npr.org/2017/09/14/551…

As Newark Prepares to Take Control of Its Schools, a Former Superintendent Looks Back wnyc.org/story/newark-p…

Success Academy ratchets up pressure on NYC DOE to give it space chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

MISC.

What we know about the killing of pregnant Maryland ‘teacher of the year’ Laura Wallen – ABC News – abcn.ws/2wslee1

Homeless And In College. Then Harvey Struck. npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Sheriff: Jammed rifle helped in school shooting hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

 

 

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