Senate spending, ESSA countdown, storm update, & more education news

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SENATE APPROPRIATIONS

Senate Appropriations Has No Funding for Betsy DeVos’ Private School Voucher Hopes – HuffPost news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&…

Federal Education Funding Picture Is Getting Clearer, as House and Senate Advance Bills the74million.org/the-federal-ed…

Congressmen Target ‘Relic of Ugly History’ in Education Spending Bill blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig

ESSA

Justice set to sign WV Every Student Succeeds Act plan wvmetronews.com/2017/09/10/jus…

Five things to know about the ESSA plan New York is sending to Betsy DeVos chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

D.C. high school students get a surprise back-to-school guest: Barack Obama washingtonpost.com/news/educatio

DEVOS DISTRACTION

‘It was a mistake’: Round Rock attorney apologizes for controversial Betsy DeVos tweet kvue.com/news/local/rou…

DeVos to speak at University of Baltimore fall commencement baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/…

Betsy DeVos is about to meet reality during her visit to this Kansas City school kansascity.com/opinion/opn-co…

Betsy DeVos’ vacation home sparks uproar on Twitter | fxn.ws/2vN3Mla

Betsy DeVos offers first comment on DACA ending, says DREAMers should ‘take courage’ chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

STORMS

The toll of Harvey and Irma on America’s schoolchildren washingtonpost.com/news/education…

“Single-file line, just like in elementary school!” Flamingos being moved to safe areas at Busch Gardens https://twitter.com/BN9

REAL NEWS

Wanted: An enrollment chief who can help New York City meet its school diversity goals chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

Meet the only public school ombudsperson in Minnesota: St. Paul’s Dana Abrams minnpost.com/education/2017…

Teaching Sept. 11 To Students Who Were Born After The Attacks npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Offering free computers, a small L.A. school district enrolled Catholic school students from Bakersfield latimes.com/local/educatio…

D.C. public school teachers approve new contract washingtonpost.com/local/educatio

MEDIA

How U.S. News college rankings promote economic inequality on campus – POLITICO nzzl.us/Q6uhr3x

There are way bigger problems in the world, but this NYT claim about white parents flocking to private schools in DC still seems way off. https://t.co/NGSzOp7Gcd

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

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