Tax plan’s education implications, private schools segregate DC, racist school board campaign flyer, & all the rest of today’s top #ednews

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Teachers spend nearly $1,000 a year on supplies. Under the GOP tax bill, they will no longer get a tax deduction. nzzl.us/uLxO9xl

Trump Ed. Dept. Offers 255 Employees Buyouts, Early Retirement blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Private Schools in D.C. Represent Roadblock to Integration | WAMU ow.ly/gOK330gjM7x

POLITICS

‘DEPORT’: Racist campaign mailers target Asian school board candidates washingtonpost.com/news/education…

See also: Racist Ads Call For Deporting Asian-American School Board Candidates In New Jersey huffingtonpost.com/entry/edison-n…

LAUSD and charter schools locked in ‘game of chicken’ that could lead to unprecedented number of denials next week scpr.org/news/2017/11/0…

See also: Showdown looming between L.A. Unified and charter schools latimes.com/local/educatio…

Philadelphia moves to retake control of city school system abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/p…

See also: Philly moving to take back control of city’s schools phillyvoice.com/philly-moving-… via @thephillyvoice

TEACHERS

When teachers are better at raising test scores, their students are less happy, study finds chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

Sacramento teachers plan to strike Wednesday if no deal. Last walkout was in 1989. sacb.ee/bIsE

CA teachers feel more power and influence than peers in other states, survey finds edsource.org/2017/californi…

Union-teacher coalition TURN hopes to ‘interrupt’ dialogue about school improvement educationdive.com/news/union-tea…

MISC.

School districts reap millions by OK’ing far-flung charters calmatters.org/articles/audit…

State warns NOLA’s International High School for making it hard for students to enroll nzzl.us/Mhnz9ok

Inside Silicon Valley’s big-money push to remake American education – Mother Jones nzzl.us/ARPtCwo

Student injured in New York City terror attack returned to school the following day chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

Public school in Minnesota requires English course aimed at eradicating white privilege fxn.ws/2zeDnkB #FoxNews

 

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