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THE FEDS

CA, like others, waiting for more from feds on ESSA plans cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

Ed. Dept. Budget Plan Hammered by Both Sides in Congress edweek.org/ew/articles/20… via @educationweek

Ex-lobbyists swarm Trump administration, despite ‘drain the swamp’ pledge usat.ly/2tub8Jx via @USATODAY

POVERTY & FUNDING

Norway and Sweden spent nearly 2% of their GDP on early education. America? 0.3% blogs.edweek.org/edweek/early_y… From @casamuels via

Where Poor Students Are Top of the Class | Education News | US News usnews.com/news/education…

MAYORAL CONTROL

What if Mayor’s School Control Lapses? A 2009 Episode Offers Clues – The New York Times ow.ly/nFjV30cNSPl

State lawmakers end session without passing mayoral control. Where does that leave us? nzzl.us/DE69M6k

DISTRICT SECESSION

New report blasts CO for allowing districts to net more school funding by breaking away from larger districts chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

‘School secession is cementing segregation and exacerbating inequities in public education.’ ckbe.at/2tNQraM

Fairfax schools brace for bigger class sizes, new student fees amid budget woes washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

New discipline policy means more flexibility for schools cabinetreport.com/curriculum-ins

Charter school denies homeless kids entry due to uniforms: report nola.com/education/inde…

Fariña wants to help NYC teachers get better at teaching. But some of her own reforms are getting in the way chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

KICKERS

School’s Out, But That Doesn’t Mean Free Lunches Are Off The Table kut.org/post/schools-o…

Forget fidget spinners, it’s the toothpick crossbow that is worrying parents – The Guardian nzzl.us/QIBbU3z via @nuzzel