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NJ RACE

Sweeney overcomes battle with teachers union, wins re-election in New Jersey phillyvoice.com/2017-general-e… via @thephillyvoice

NJ’s Sweeney holds on to seat in costliest legislative contest in N.J. history philly.com/philly/news/po…

N.J. election results 2017: Steve Sweeney wins re-election despite $20 million battle with teachers union s.nj.com/2VPzNqa

OTHER ELECTION DAY NEWS

Anti-voucher slate in Douglas County cruises to victory chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

Central Texas Voters Embrace Public School Funding kut.org/post/central-t…

Voters approve millions in bonds for Northern Virginia schools washingtonpost.com/news/education…

What does your ‘Con Con’ vote mean for education? Here’s what you need to know. chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

AROUND THE BELTWAY

Betsy DeVos to Visit Schools in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

DeVos lauds innovative teaching practices at awards ceremony wapo.st/2zEI7kO?tid=ss…

Prince George’s school board chair seeks whistleblower info from board members in grade-fixing .. – goo.gl/alerts/1uaA9 #GoogleAlerts

Probe finds late grade changes for 5,500 in Prince George’s wapo.st/2zhyx6e?tid=ss…

MISC.

In North Philadelphia, a school reshaped by Hurricane Maria whyy.org/articles/north…

Miami-Dade teachers approve a new contract that includes a raise for teachers with good job evaluations miamiherald.com/news/local/edu…

Mysterious $1,000 Per Student Bonus Makes Rich NYC Schools Richer, Critics Say wnyc.org/story/mysterio…

How LAUSD oversees charter schools just changed in a big way scpr.org/news/2017/11/0… [See also LA Times https://t.co/zjHCi6cuwt]

AZ School Funding Slip Results in Millions of Misplaced Dollars | Arizona News | US News usnews.com/news/best-stat…

‘It’s Okay To Be White’ Signs Appear In Schools, Cities Across The U.S. huffingtonpost.com/entry/its-okay…