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DENVER

Denver group agrees to stop using term “for-profit charter” in election material after complaints from DSST chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/

See also: Union-backed PAC makes false claims about “for-profit” charter schools chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

How a Colorado School-Board Vote Could Boost Vouchers Nationwide nzzl.us/YHjLcyk via @nuzzel

ILLINOIS

IL test scores show schools struggling to reach Common Core standards herald-review.com/news/local/edu…

Illinois Schools Falling Below High Bar Set By State wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

LOS ANGELES

L.A. Unified says PUC Schools should have unearthed alleged Rodriguez conflict three years ago latimes.com/local/educatio…

CALIFORNIA

As California Prepares For Earthquakes, Some Charter Schools Skirt Safety Rules huffingtonpost.com/entry/as-calif…

More than half of California Muslim students have been bullied for faith, report says scpr.org/news/2017/10/3…

DEVOS/TRUMP

How the Kochs are trying to shake up public schools, one state at a time politi.co/2zk0KdF

MISC.

Rich school districts will benefit more than poor ones from Washington’s budget, new analysis suggests seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

DeKalb Schools: Background check didn’t uncover teacher’s violent past myajc.com/news/local-edu…

States slowly embrace mandatory recess cabinetreport.com/curriculum-ins…

New York Funds New Anti-Bullying Measures After Fatal School Stabbing wnyc.org/story/city-fun…