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Weekend Education Reads: 11 Interesting Links About Students and Schools You May Have Missed This Week

By The 74 | May 11, 2017

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It was a rather busy news week. New York unveiled its ESSA plan, the Internet rushed to celebrate mentors and instructors in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, and one harrowing investigation looked to shine a spotlight on the hidden crisis of opioid abuse on college campuses.

Here are a few interesting articles we’ve been reading at other outlets this week, that you might have missed amid the breaking headlines:

Another Cut to Schools: Oklahoma schools weather $90 million in mid-year cutsThe Morning Bell Newsletter (Ben Felder)

Abuse Allegations Lead to Spike in Teachers Placed on Leave in a Maryland SuburbThe Washington Post (Donna St. George)

Chicago Mayor Weighs Options to Fill Widening Gap in School BudgetReuters (Karen Pierog)

District Says 24 credits and a D-minus Average Aren’t Good Enough The Hechinger Report (Tara García Mathewson)

School Bullying Is Down. Why Don't Students Believe It?NPR (Anya Kamenetz)

Boston Exam Schools Lacking in Diversity: ReportMetro (Kristin Toussaint)

Stop Teaching Girls to Code Bright (Jessica Carew Kraft)

Ohio Supreme Court: Backpack Searches Fair Game on School Property Dayton Daily News (Laura A. Bischoff)

Mixed Views on Higher Ed: New survey finds majority of Americans losing faithInside Higher Ed (Paul Fain)

School Desegregation in Washington, D.C., in the 1950sEducation Next (Hugh B. Price)

How to Recruit Black PrincipalsThe Atlantic (Lillian Mongeau)

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