The Civic Purpose of Education, WI Voucher Regulations, and More: Friday's Ed News Roundup
Friday's ed news
The nation's largest teachers union has lost many members, and expects to lose more next year.
An Illinois school district drops the federal school lunch program to provide better meals itself.
Charter school enrollment is set to surge in Connecticut.
Education publishers start pulling from online content in order to compete with free.
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Wednesday's ed news
The U.S. is No. 1 in education spending, but not anywhere close in student achievement.
The feds roll out new regulations on tracking children online.
Michigan's governor signs a law allowing the state to dissolve financially failing school districts.
A judge rules yoga classes in school do not violate the Constitution's prohibition against states establishing religion.
Oregon considers free state college in exchange for 3 percent of graduates' income over their first 24 work years.
A historically black college inflated the grades of black, but not white, students, three administrators say.
Controversy heats up again in Florida over how to grade schools.
Tuesday's ed news
Oklahoma will pull out of Common Core tests.
Senate Democrates have resurrected a UN treaty that restricts parental rights.
Why increased student loan rates could be a good thing.
California's governor signs a bill revamping school funding.
High school students are reading easier and easier books for school.
Eleven Idaho schools receive $3 million in tech grants.
Monday's ed news
In about a dozen states, Parent Trigger bills are still alive.
Chicago's contentious teacher layoffs foreshadow Illinois' future.
A lower birthrate means fewer teens in Boston, which means financial struggles for schools.
The Obama administration is suppressing data that likely shows its turnaround programs for failing schools don't work.
The most recent national test scores show no improvement.
Teachers in Wichita, Kansas, resist having their contracts include detailed lesson plan requirements.
How the humanities have destroyed themselves.
The Kansas governor signs a bill to criminalize bullying by teachers.
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