Senate education funding, ESSA waivers (already?), Irma closings, & more #ednews

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Senate Panel Rejects Trump Teacher-Funding Cut, School Choice Proposals blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

White House says black colleges summit is on despite reports wapo.st/2gMBCE4?tid=ss…

As a Grand Rapids school volunteer, DeVos gave generously to one student’s family – but not the school or district tal.fm/624/1

ESSA

Life after No Child Left Behind: Washington state to submit plan for new federal K-12 law seattletimes.com/education-lab/… via @seattletimes

New York Plans to Seek ESSA Waivers on Testing blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

RACE

The Resegregation of Jefferson County – The New York Times pllqt.it/azwlwC

‘We didn’t know it was this bad’: New ACT scores show huge achievement gaps washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Chicago graduation rates continue to climb across the board chicago.suntimes.com/news/cps-gradu…

MISC

New York City Offers Free Lunch for All Public School Students nyti.ms/2xb61Tu

For Teachers Working Through DACA, a Bittersweet Start to the School Year nytimes.com/2017/09/07/nyr…

Central Florida Schools Closing to Serve as Shelters For Those Fleeing Coasts the74million.org/ahead-of-hurri…

 

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

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