Heat waves, Florida tax credit study, lots of ESSA news, and all the rest of today’s #ednews

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MOTHER NATURE

Record Heat Wave Closes Schools Across 5 States: What Research Says About Kids Being Too Hot to Learn the74million.org/record-heat-wa…

De Blasio expects exodus of Puerto Rican hurricane victims to hit NYC | New York Post pllqt.it/UmAPow

FLORIDA

Study: Florida private school choice program sees gains abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

Florida’s tax credit voucher program helps get students to — but not necessarily through — college, study finds chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

ESSA IMPLEMENTATION

About 18 percent of Arizona schools will get ‘A’ grade under new ranking system azc.cc/2ypTvw4 via @azcentral

Florida Folds Waiver Requests Into ESSA Plan, Infuriating Civil Rights Activists blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e… via @educationweek

Kansas Officials Cast Small Net For Comments On Education Plan tinyurl.com/ybfrrlzo

Most States Plan To Use Student Absences To Measure School Success n.pr/2jovbIh #ESSA

Inside ESSA Plans: How Could Your School Be Graded? blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig

TEA submits student success plan tdtnews.com/news/article_3… via @tdtnews

Concerns over standardized tests halt progress of civics ed. cabinetreport.com/curriculum-ins…

TRUMP/DEVOS

Colorado Teacher Meeting With Betsy DeVos Via Fellow Program | Washington, DC News | US News usnews.com/news/best-stat…

Betsy DeVos is coming to Boston and she is in high demand bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/09/… via @BostonGlobe

Betsy DeVos Taps Two New Top Advisers blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig

SCHOOL

Black and Hispanic students in New York City most likely to be arrested and handcuffed, data shows chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

L.A. Board of Education chooses Monica Garcia as new president to replace Rodriguez latimes.com/local/educatio…

Couch surfing kids: Hidden and nearly homeless mercurynews.com/2017/09/26/cou… via @mercnews

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