FL schools enrolling hundreds of Hurricane Maria kids, DeVos fundraiser protest, & state #ednews

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HURRICANE RECOVERY

After Harvey, Houston-area schools worried how many students would come back. Most did, but many are now homeless houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-t…

Nearly 700 Students Displaced by Hurricanes Have Enrolled in Orlando Schools the74million.org/hurricane-mari…

How Florida’s school are welcoming Puerto Ricans, by @mkeierleber theatlantic.com/education/arch…

Anger at short notice for school closures in Northern Ireland shr.gs/8A5LrnR

TRUMP/DEVOS/USDE

Betsy DeVos fundraising talk draws hundreds of protesters – peninsuladailynews.com/news/betsy-dev…

Trump Is Speaking to Heritage; Four Things to Know About Its K-12 Record blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

PHILANTHROPY

What did Zuckerberg’s $100 million buy in Newark? A bit of progress usat.ly/2yqoh9r via @USATODAY

DISTRICTS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS

L.A. school board member Ref Rodriguez faces conflict-of-interest complaint over $285,000 in payments latimes.com/local/educatio…

High Schoolers Protest After Teacher Tells Student To Speak ‘American’ huffingtonpost.com/entry/new-jers…

Detroit charter school teachers vote to unionize on.freep.com/2ypR0Ln via @freep

Chicago Schools Secretly Overhauled Special Education At Students’ Expense wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Judge bars teacher sick-outs in Rhode Island school district hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Philly PAC hit with record fine for failing to report $160,000 in campaign spending whyy.org/articles/phill…

STATES

Five things to know about the latest brouhaha over Tennessee’s TNReady test chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2017/…

Proposed New Mexico science standards omit global warming abcnews.go.com/Technology/wir…

 

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

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