US Department of Education decision to reject states’ request for waivers from mandated standardized testing
Leaked DOE memo from July 2020 on the gifted program.
My blog on why Biden should focus on getting teachers vaccinated rather than making them administer standardized tests
Letter from CM Dromm/Treyger about making sure federal funding programs doesn’t allow states and district to cut back by same or greater amount
Chalkbeat on Carranza’s resignation and record
NYPD plans to hire 475 School Safety agents this year
Districts elsewhere are moving these agents from police to school control and diverting funds to hiring more social workers and counselors
Chalkbeat reports on struggles of families of 3rd-graders doing remote learning
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