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Facing big budget gap, Denver Public Schools cuts $65 million but avoids layoffs 30.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver school board unanimously approved a budget Monday that cuts $65 million while still giving raises to teachers and low-wage workers. Top district administrators will see their salaries reduced, with the superintendent taking a 10% pay cut.
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Denver charter schools received $16 million in federal coronavirus aid for small businesses 29.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver charter schools received a total of $16 million in federal coronavirus relief funds meant to help keep small businesses afloat during the pandemic, according to a memo prepared by Denver Public Schools staff at the request of a school board member.
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Rotten Education Isn’t Preordained 22.5.2020 NewsBusters
Black politicians, civil rights leaders and their white liberal advocates have little or no interest in doing anything effective to deal with what's no less than an education crisis among black students. In city after city with large black populations, such as Baltimore, St. Louis, Detroit, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., less than 10% of students test proficient in reading and math. For example, in 2016, in 13 Baltimore high schools, not a single student tested proficient in ...
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Colorado’s K-12 budget: Does COVID-19 suddenly make the unpalatable possible? 21.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The prospect of school budget cuts the likes of which have not been seen since the Great Recession is reigniting longstanding debates about the way Colorado funds K-12 education.
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Betsy DeVos directs $500,000 from coronavirus relief to private college — confused by some with cult 16.5.2020 Raw Story
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has directed millions in federal coronavirus relief funds earmarked by Congress for low-income students to wealthy private and religious schools, including nearly half a million dollars to an institute with a website devoted to proving it is not a cult. This article originally appeared at Salon. The New York Times first reported Friday that […]
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5 Kids, 5 Virtual Schools: One New York City Mom’s “Totally Impossible” Coronavirus Life 17.4.2020 Mother Jones
J. Khadijah Abdurahman, a single parent living on Roosevelt Island in New York City, works full-time as an independent researcher focusing on race and surveillance technologies. In 2011, Abdurahman started fostering her four nieces and nephews. Eventually she adopted all of them, and they joined her biological son, who was born in 2008. Her three […]
Closed schools in Minnesota begin to lay off, furlough staff 15.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Districts have let go or furloughed dozens of educators and staff who worked in early childhood, after-school care and other fee-based programs.
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9 out of 10 children are out of school worldwide. What now? 2.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Recovery will take years, and other lessons from "education in emergencies" around the world.
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Denver Public Schools to cancel classes March 19 as teachers take part in Educator Day of Action 4.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado’s largest school district will cancel classes on March 19 as many of its teachers will show up to the Colorado State Capitol instead of the classroom to participate at the Colorado Education Association’s Education Day of Action.
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Northeast Denver residents seek new high school options, but DPS says there’s no need 29.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Students in Denver's far northeast are asking for two new - and very different - high school options, but district projections show no need for additional seats in the near future.
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Bloomberg’s Public Education Legacy Is a Case Study in Disastrous Privatization 26.2.2020 Truthout.com
Bloomberg’s Public Education Legacy Is a Case Study in Disastrous Privatization
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Arguments About Bloomberg’s “Electability” Overlook His Racism and Misogyny 25.2.2020 Truthout.com
It’s doubtful whether Bloomberg’s vast wealth can overcome his record enough to send him to the White ...
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Lewd tweets, the N-word and just plain weirdness: A wild-card candidate rattles Texas education board races 21.2.2020 Raw Story
With his history of sexist, racist rhetoric and incomprehensible, conspiracy-laden rants, Robert Morrow has become one of the most unifying political figures in Texas. Almost no one — Democrat or Republican, wealthy or poor, old or young — wants to see him elected to the State Board of Education, the 15-member body that decides what millions of […]
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Black caucus gets Denver Public Schools to commit to hire and retain teachers of color 21.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The board members who attended also promised to vote in favor of a policy change allowing teachers in innovation schools - where black teachers in DPS disproportionately work - the opportunity to reject parts of innovation plans that they don't like.
Black Students in the Mississippi Delta Still Face Education Inequality 20.2.2020 Truthout.com
Nearly 33,000 Mississippi students attend a school district rated as failing. Nearly all of them are ...
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Democratic candidates seek a big and unprecedented K-12 funding boost 18.2.2020 Raw Story
Democratic presidential candidates are proposing new approaches to the federal government’s role in public education. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders want to triple the US$15 billion spent annually on Title I, a program that sends extra federal dollars to school districts that educate a high percentage of poor children. Sen. Elizabeth […]
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Trump’s big bet on career and technical education 14.2.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump has proposed one of the largest increases in funding for career and technical education in recent history. As a education policy researcher who studies the economic and employment impact of career and technical education in high school, I believe this proposal has a lot of potential to open up new job opportunities, […]
Modi must be wary about campus protests 27.1.2020 Rediff: News
'New Delhi's rulers should be alert to lighting a dangerous tinderbox,' warns Sunil Sethi.
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Denver Public Schools cuts some preschool classrooms due to enrollment, space concerns 15.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Parents who want to send their kids to pre-K in Denver Public Schools may need to take a second look at their options, as eight schools cut classrooms and two eliminated programs for three-year-olds.
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Colorado College President Jill Tiefenthaler stepping down to take helm of National Geographic Society 15.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Colorado College President Jill Tiefenthaler will bid the Colorado Springs institution adieu this summer after being named the chief executive officer of National Geographic Society, according to a Tuesday announcement from the college.
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