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DEVOS/TRUMP/USDE

How Betsy DeVos Became The Most Hated Cabinet Secretary huffingtonpost.com/entry/betsy-de…

Melania Trump talks bullying in surprise visit to Michigan school usat.ly/2gCT12t via @USATODAY

Unions must adapt after Supreme Court ruling cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

Facing public outcry, New Mexico restores evolution and global warming to science standards motherjones.com/politics/2017/… via @MotherJones

The Education Department phased out 72 policy documents for disabled students. Here’s why. washingtonpost.com/news/education…

RECOVERY

Some Puerto Rican schools reopen Tuesday without electricity washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

A grandmother turned a school bathroom sink into a bath – New York Times nzzl.us/geKr9Ng

In California Communities, Schools Face a Steep Challenge After Deadly Fires wnyc.org/story/northern…

Napa schools reopen after fires, greeting kids with extra support sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…

DISTRICTS

Chicago Charter Schools Hire 163 Public School Staffers Banned For Misconduct, Including Sexual Abuse wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

New York City inches towards a diversity plan for middle schools in a segregated Brooklyn district co.chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

Even after taking out gifted magnets, LAUSD magnets outperform charter schools on state tests @LASchoolReport laschoolreport.com/exclusive-even…

In more than 200 school districts, at least 1 in 10 students attends a charter chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

ELECTIONS

6 of Houston ISD’s 9 board seats are up for election as the district faces possible state takeover, $107 mil deficit houstonchronicle.com/news/article/M…

Want to Run for Your Local School Board? New Database Makes It Easy the74million.org/want-to-run-fo…