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Your Weekend Education Reads: 8 Interesting School Stories You May Have Missed This Week

By The 74 | April 6, 2017

It was a busy news week: More school visits for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the first hard ESSA deadlines for states, and an ed policy showdown in Maryland that has the governor pitted against a legislature that’s determined to override his veto. (More on that last one here.)

Here are a few other important and interesting headlines you may have missed this week:

Politico on Mayoral Control of America’s Biggest School District: Budget Deal Could Spare de Blasio Mayoral-Control Fight

The Hechinger Report on Education Funding: Idaho Gives Education Money Directly to Teenagers to Manage Themselves

The American Scholar on Political Correctness: On Political Correctness: Power, Class, and the New Campus Religion

Democracy: A Journal of Ideas on Citizenship: A Sense of Belonging

Brookings on the Charter Sector: The Evolution of the Charter School Market and the Next Generation of Charter School Research

The New York Times on College Admissions: Check This Box If You’re a Good Person

The Atlantic on Teaching Controversy: The Alt-Right Curriculum

The New York Times on Student Rights: 2 Education Dept. Picks Raise Fears on Civil Rights Enforcement

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