School disaster recovery efforts, 20,000 DACA teachers, student protests, & all the rest of today’s #ednews

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DISASTER RECOVERY

In Puerto Rico, a Daunting Effort to Reopen Schools, Headed by a Determined Leader nzzl.us/bpjrdZt

Florida waives requirements for birth certificate, address, shots for students. But budget count looms… palmbeachpost.com/news/palm-beac…

Puerto Rico is pushing hard to get its #schools up and running just 1 month after Hurricane Maria edweek.org/ew/articles/20…

After Hurricanes, Schools Accommodate Puerto Rican Students nytimes.com/2017/10/06/nyr…

Florida schools will take in hundreds from Puerto Rico. But who will pay for them? miamiherald.com/news/local/edu…

COLUMBUS DAY

Columbus Day? In More than 50 Cities, It’s Indigenous Peoples Day governing.com/lc-indigenous-…

DEVOS/TRUMP

Thousands expected to turn out to hear — or protest — Betsy DeVos in Bellevue this week seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

DeVos champions online charter schools, but the results are poor politi.co/2hWXJIC

U.S. could lose an estimated 20,000 teachers, many bilingual, as DACA is phased out – Dallas News nzzl.us/M3pBfmP

Betsy DeVos’ First Semester: A Status Report n.pr/2wzA1oc

SCHOOL SAFETY

What’s Changed In South Carolina Schools Since Violent Student Arrest npr.org/sections/ed/20…

A 1998 agreement that put the New York City police in charge of school safety has never been revised — until now ny.chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

PROTESTS

Houston teen says she was expelled for not standing for Pledge of Allegiance washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Student Gets Suspended For Sitting During Pledge Of Allegiance huffingtonpost.com/entry/student-…

Transgender students prevail with school policy in Maryland washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Trans teen kicked out of old school voted homecoming king nzzl.us/ctvYSLi

High School Students Kicked Off Football Team After Protesting National Anthem – New York Times nzzl.us/gW2cMjA

Latino dropout rate hits new low as college enrollment hits record high – NBC News nzzl.us/GOsHo2q via

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