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POLITICS

AFT Endorses Sweeney as NJEA Continues to Work Hard for His Ouster – NJ Spotlight njspotlight.com/stories/17/10/…

Conflict-of-interest complaint against L.A. school board member Ref Rodriguez sparks widespread concern latimes.com/local/educatio…

Campaign cash flows to Atlanta school board candidates ajc.com/news/local-edu…

CTU President Karen Lewis suffers stroke, says from hospital: ‘I’m OK’ chicagotribune.com/news/local/bre…

STUDENTS, SCHOOLS

Just half of Massachusetts students meet test expectations fw.to/80xM8ZP

Three years in, some signs of (slight) academic growth at struggling ‘Renewal’ schools chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

Raising Kings: A Year Of Love And Struggle In A New High School npr.org/sections/codes…

Puerto Rico youth stranded with school still out from storm abcnews.go.com/International/…

Current high schoolers swell community college ranks cabinetreport.com/curriculum-ins…

DEVOS!

New Documents Confirm Betsy DeVos Is Paying For Her Own Private Plane Travel buzzfeed.com/tariniparti/ne…

Portland Schools End Up in National Spotlight After Suing Parent Activist, Reporter Over Public Records the74million.org/article/portla…

The Same IN Recruitment Program That Failed to Attract Minority Teachers Also Skewed 85% Female the74million.org/race-gender-te…