‘No One Is Above the Law’: Divisive Trump Surrogate Carl Paladino Removed From Buffalo School Board

Veto Override Uncertain as Fight Over Funding Illinois Schools Moves to the House

Noble Network of Charter Schools: It’s Not Just About Going to College, but About Global Perspective & Leaving Chicago

74 Interview: David Hardy on Putting Purpose Before Politics and Kids Before Adults in Leading Ohio’s 2nd State-Takeover District

For Schools, an Eclipse Conundrum: To Open or Close? For Fun or for Science?

New Poll Shows Sharp Decline in Support for Public Charter Schools Over Past Year

A Massachusetts Teachers Union Votes to Kill a Successful Charter School, as Families Scramble for Answers

WATCH: Mission to Mars Video Wins $10,000 and Visit to NASA for 4 NJ Middle Schoolers

Jason Botel Reportedly Out at Education Dept. as Feds Reject ESSA Plan From DeVos’s Home State

2 in 3 High School Students Know of Kids Who Cheat Using Digital Devices — but Few Admit Doing It Themselves

Fewer Than 1 in 3 Americans Support Kids Opting out of Tests; About Half Confused on What ‘Opt Out’ Means

Call Her RoboKid: How a Cutting-Edge Robot Is Helping an Ohio Student Attend Classes While She’s Sick at Home

LearnLaunch Accelerator Gives a Boost to Ed Tech Startups Worldwide From Its Boston Home

No More School Daze? California Weighs Making Middle & High Schools Start Later So Students Can Sleep In

This Week in ESSA: Pennsylvania Looks to Cut Testing Time, Indiana Reformats A–F Grades & 3 More Approvals

What Our Kids Made at Summer Camp: Proud Parents Posting Adorable Photos of Arts & Crafts on Social Media

74 Interview: Michael Lomax, CEO of the United Negro College Fund, on Guiding Low-Income Students Through College

Los Angeles Schools Launch Campaign and Resource Guides to Protect Immigrant Students

300 Tutors, Working With Students 2 Hours a Day: One School Network’s Investment in Personalized Learning

Data Sharing, Data Dumping & Claims of ‘Academic Fraud’ in Tweetstorm Over Story About Louisiana Vouchers

Weekend Education Reads: 10 Engaging Stories on Students, Schools, and Learning You May Have Missed

June 14, 2017

Talking Points

Your weekend education reads: 10 key stories on schools, students & policy you may have missed #edchat

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Every week, The 74 and TopSheet.com spotlight important education journalism that may have been overshadowed by breaking news. You can see our recent archive of must-read clips (and get this weekly roundup delivered straight to your inbox by signing up for The 74 Newsletter). Also ICYMI: Get your daily morning link digest by signing up for TopSheet.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos dominated the ed news again this week with her tough-love speech at the National Charter Schools Conference. Also capturing major headlines: the 2017 Broad Prize and the new CREDO report on charter schools.

Here are 10 other stories that caught our attention over the past week that you may have missed amid the other breaking news, to give you a jump on your weekend’s catch-up reads. Happy reading!

What Philanthropy Has Done Right — and Done Wrong — on Charter SchoolsThe Chronicle of Philanthropy (Chester Finn Jr., Bruno Manno, and Brandon Wright)

Maine Schools Blaze a Trail in New Approach to EducationPress Herald (Lillian Mongeau)

Trump Wants More Apprentices. But Can They Fix America’s Big Jobs Problem?CNN Money (Patrick Gillespie)

A Separate Place Weekly Standard (Alice B. Lloyd)

How Your Education Level May Be Linked to Your Risk of Heart DiseaseLive Science (Sara G. Miller)

Education’s Double-Edged SwordU.S. News & World Report (Lauren Camera)

Empower MS Ramps Up School Choice CrusadeClarion-Ledger (Bracey Harris)

Schools Tap Secret Spectrum to Beam Free Internet to StudentsWired (Chris Berdik)

Pennsylvania Senator Wants Failing Students Out of Cyber Charter SchoolsThe Morning Call (Logan Hullinger)

A Long Overdue Civil Right to Literacy The Baltimore Sun (Kalman R. Hettleman)