Hurricane recovery, DeVos tour, ESSA countdown, Newark update, & more #ednews

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HURRICANE RECOVERY

Fire destroys Tampa elementary school hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Smiles, tears and some expected hiccups Monday as more than 600,000 Houston-area students returned to school. houstonchronicle.com/news/education…

Harvey flooded one school; another opened arms. houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-t…

Red Cross ‘didn’t show up’ at hurricane shelters, says Miami-Dade schools chief miamiherald.com/news/weather/h

ESSA COUNTDOWN

3 Ways Your Child’s School Might Be Affected by State’s New Education Plan dnain.fo/2h24XHb

Four Takeaways on the First State Plans to Win Approval blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig

 

DEVOS

Betsy DeVos Wants to Rethink ‘Mundane Malaise’ of Traditional Schools blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tells Casper audience that country ‘must’ rethink schools trib.com/news/local/edu… via @CSTribune

Betsy DeVos Asks the Education Establishment to ‘Rethink’ Schools | Education News | US News usnews.com/news/education…

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will visit private autism center, Air Force Academy on Colorado leg of tour chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

DISTRICTS

After More Than 20 Years, Newark to Regain Control of Its Schools – New York Times nzzl.us/zHNf0V3

L.A. Unified announces highest-ever graduation rate, again latimes.com/local/educatio…

Report urges major changes in career education at Maryland school system washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

School at Cook County Jail reported phony attendance numbers hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

New York’s most controversial teacher certification exam is now a little easier to pass – goo.gl/alerts/5pCvt #GoogleAlerts

Diverse charter schools in New York City to get boost from Walton money chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

City Hall Says It Will Release Records on NYC Teacher Parking Placards … After the Election nyc.streetsblog.org/2017/09/11/cit… via @StreetsblogNYC

Prodded by advocates, city unveils district-wide integration plan for Lower East Side chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

MISC

Parents Prefer Good Neighborhood Schools Over More Choice, Poll Finds edwk.it/2h0zWXV

New report: Community college isn’t a cheaper route to a university scpr.org/news/2017/09/1…

Education leaders forge ahead on ‘Next Generation Standards’ for students whec.com/news/education…

 

Suicide of Illinois teen who made sex video shows dilemma for schools denverpost.com/2017/09/12/ill…

Teachers’ Pay Lags Farthest Behind Other Professionals in U.S., Study Finds – pllqt.it/4xq3Wd

Pro-charter school group fined bostonherald.com/news/local_cov

 

 

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

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