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11-14-18 Education in the News

Asbury Park Press--NJ School Funding Cuts: Shore Districts Lose Appeals

A group of Jersey Shore school districts is trying to stop a financial bleed by appealing state aid decisions. Their requests were denied...

https://www.app.com/story/news/education/2018/11/14/nj-school-funding-cuts-appeals-toms-river-brick-middletown-jackson/1988364002/

Amanda Oglesby| November 14, 2018

 

Chalkbeat--In a shift, more education reformers say they’re worried about schools’ focus on testing

It was not the place you’d expect to hear sharp critiques of standardized testing.

But they just kept coming last week at an event put on by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, an organization that has spent 25 years studying and supporting key tenets of education reform.

https://chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2018/11/13/education-reformers-shift-their-rhetoric-turning-on-testing/

Matt Barnum| November 14, 2018

 

 

Education Week--Principals Crack Down on Harmful Student Behaviors

Leaders confront students' hazing, drinking, and sexual violence

When Brad Seamer became principal of the joint middle and high school in a small South Dakota town in 2008, his predecessor warned him about the hazing. It was best to just look the other way, Seamer remembers being told.

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/11/14/principals-crack-down-on-harmful-student-behaviors.html

Arianna Prothero and Sasha Jones | November 12, 2018

 


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