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NATIONAL

‘Act of terror’ unfolds steps from New York City high school, injuring two students co.chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

The Education of Betsy DeVos – POLITICO Magazine pllqt.it/h40tBm

‘Raising Kings,’ Part 3: Irreconcilable Differences – Education Week/NPR ow.ly/Ykdj30gh03i

A simple solution for solving teacher shortages: pay incentives for hard-to-find educators chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

“Results suggest a sizable increase in the number of stressed educators since the poll was last conducted in 2015.” the74million.org/61-of-teachers…

BIG CITY NEWS

50 Houston Charter Schools [Including KIPP] Accept New Common Application the74million.org/50-houston-cha…

LAUSD was asking about Rodriguez-linked charter school deals in 2015. Did they say ‘stop’? scpr.org/news/2017/10/3…

CHICAGO/ILLINOIS

ISBE’s first charter campus data reports show wide range of scores chicago.suntimes.com/news/illinois-…

Errors in data for Chicago schools made preliminary numbers virtually useless chicago.suntimes.com/news/errors-da…

Prince Harry and Michelle Obama surprise students at Chicago public school abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/…

MISC.

Police rescue teacher held hostage in classroom at California elementary school washingtonpost.com/news/education…