Today’s #ednews: Hurricane recovery, student protests, ESSA plans, and something super gross

the grade hedHURRICANE COVERAGE

US [mainland?] school districts prepare for influx of Puerto Ricans abcnews.go.com/International/…

‘Many more will come,’ say recently arrived Puerto Ricans fleeing Hurricane Maria miamiherald.com/news/weather/h…

Boston Public School Officials Think Out Loud To Prepare For Students Displaced By Hurricane Maria wbur.fm/2xOlxEy

PROTEST COVERAGE

Are Student Athlete Protests Fair Game Under 1st Amendment, Or Can Schools Cry Foul? It’s ‘Murky,’ Expert Says the74million.org/are-student-at…

Two Texas high schoolers have been kicked off their football team after taking a knee during the national anthem. chron.com/sports/highsch…

ESSA PLAN COVERAGE

Why Did So Many States Choose to Use These Two ESSA Indicators? blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

West Virginia school officials believe changes will improve school systems theet.com/statejournal/w… via @wvstatejournal

Wyoming ESSA goals don’t stack up to other states | Local News | wyomingnews.com ow.ly/Bwzg30fzt5Q

State alters emphasis on standardized tests | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ow.ly/551m30fzqjV

Lesson Learned: Hartford Asks For Parent Voice In School Closure Talks courant.com/education/hc-n…

STUDENTS

Can we talk? Schools try to wrest cell phones from students’ hands edsource.org/2017/can-we-ta…

Why students are ignorant about the civil rights movement clarionledger.com/story/news/201… via @clarionledger

The 13-year-old Syrian refugee who became a prizewinning poet theguardian.com/books/2017/oct…

Why this Seattle teen spoke out about being undocumented kuow.org/post/why-seatt…

TEACHERS

IL allows educators to bypass some exams, courses for teacher licensing – Tribune ow.ly/sqlD30fyuxk

This master teacher is teaching educators how to have fun nbcnews.to/2xJsKmZ via @NBCNews

TRIGGER WARNING!?

Semen-contaminated flutes might have been given to children, California school officials warn wapo.st/2xQ2GIF?tid=ss…

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

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