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Monday, April 30, 2018 9:28 AM

Proponents of school choice often argue that it’s the path to a better education system. While it’s a path that works for some children, it can end up leaving others even farther behind.
Forbes, April 29, 2018
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Monday, April 30, 2018 9:27 AM

The pressure put forth by Pennsylvania public schools may not have eliminated a voucher proposal that threatens school funding, but they have won a temporary reprieve.
Pottstown Mercury, April 27, 2018
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Monday, April 30, 2018 9:26 AM

Very few government reports have had the staying power of “A Nation At Risk,” which appeared 35 years ago this month and stoked widespread concerns about the quality of American schools.
NPR, April 29, 2018
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Friday, April 27, 2018 8:49 AM

It's been nine weeks since teachers in West Virginia walked out of their classrooms to protest low wages and rising health care costs. That sparked a movement that has spread to a handful of other states where teachers have fought — or are fighting — not just for higher wages but also increased spending, more pay for support staff and, in some cases, to stop proposed changes to their pensions.
Source: NPR.org, April 25, 2018.
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Friday, April 27, 2018 8:46 AM

Legislation that would give school districts the option of installing automated cameras on their school bus stop arms intended to detect vehicles that fail to stop when the bus' red lights are flashing won approval by the Senate Transportation Committee on Wednesday. 
Source: PennLive, April 27, 2018.
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Friday, April 27, 2018 8:45 AM

A Pennsylvania lawmaker says public schools should hold school safety drills as frequently as fire drills. Rep. Tony DeLuca (D-Allegheny) says his proposal, House Bill 2259, would require schools to alternate safety drills with fire drills on a monthly basis.
Source: ABC Channel 27, April 26, 2018.
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:36 AM

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Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:32 AM

The teacher walkouts began in West Virginia, where public school employees were woefully underpaid and faced spiraling health care costs. They stayed out for nine days and won a 5 percent salary increase.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:31 AM

As the wave of teacher walkouts moves to Arizona and Colorado this week, an NPR/Ipsos poll shows strong support among Americans for improving teachers' pay and for their right to strike.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018 8:47 AM

A new study claims children may no longer be learning some basic skills in early development because of technology.
WXPI Channel 11, April 25, 2018
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