Beth Milne is a past member of the 50CAN team. 

Here are news and opinion stories educators, advocates, policy wonks and makers are talking about today:
News and Analysis 
With the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act into law, an era of significant federal involvement in teacher licensing and evaluation has come to an end. (Education Week)
The Obama administration’s Education Department has aggressively pushed colleges and universities to address campus sexual harassment and violence by promptly investigating complaints of misconduct and sanctioning anyone found to have done wrong. (The Washington Post)
The Chicago Teachers Union is calling on Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Prosecutor Anita Alvarez to resign over their handling of the police officer involved shooting death of Laquan McDonald. (USA Today)
Legislative leaders said Thursday they still haven’t resolved where to find the money to reform the way the state pays for education, and likely won’t get there until the 2017 Legislature. (The Seattle Times)
Maryland once again received a top score as the fourth-ranked state in the nation in Education Week’s annual “Quality Counts” report, followed close behind by Virginia at No. 12. D.C. is in the middle of the pack, ranked No. 28. (WAMU)


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