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Notes from the news, Aug. 27

By the Notebook on Aug 27, 2013 09:39 AM

Most noontime aides rehired; asst. principals to be recalled soon. Notebook

The Notebook is moving! Notebook

Phila. schools have lots to do before class starts. Inquirer

The pros and cons on school plans from Nutter, Council. Daily News

Two school plans, two gambles. Daily News

Nutter urges teachers, school district to focus on negotiations and kids. NewsWorks

See also: Nutter bristles at teachers' union's ad campaign. Daily News

Tensions rise between teachers, school district. Tribune

Corbett's people hit back on education spending. Inquirer

Councilman O'Brien writes an open letter to Corbett. Daily News

An open letter to PennCAN and Philadelphia School Partnership. Making the Grade

Philly Say Yes students head to college, as Obama commends Syracuse program. Notebook

Back to school FAQ. Parents United

 “This isn’t reform. This is destruction.” Parents United

AFT's petition to help Philly schools deserves a D in civics. Daily News

Pa. education secretary ousted over allegation. Inquirer

See also: Acting Education Secretary William Harner loses two jobs in same year. Patriot-News

Senate Committee weighs new standarized test. Inquirer. 

At charter schools, short careers by choice. NY Times

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition

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Comments (6)

Submitted by anon (not verified) on August 27, 2013 12:42 pm
the nytimes article linked above, "at charter schools, short careers by choice" is a must read expose.
Submitted by HS teach (not verified) on August 27, 2013 7:43 pm
Dennis O'Brien for Mayor!
Submitted by Mark Josh (not verified) on March 5, 2014 7:16 am
"at charter schools, short careers by choice" is a must read expose. APKLate
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Some very interesting articles that will get you up to date on what's happening with the education system. Well worth a read. asigurari
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