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America is the land of opportunity, just for some more than others. (Washington Post)
With the introduction of universal pre-K in New York City, we have created a new entry point into our public school system. This raises a key question: What do we want our children’s first experiences in school to be? What does a good education look like for 4-year-olds? (New York Times)
From bake sales to gala auctions, private groups are raising an increasing amount of money for public schools in wealthier communities, highlighting concerns about inequality. (New York Times)
You know what’s cooler than POTUS eating a Jucy Lucy with a commoner at Matt’s Bar? FLOTUS momentarily drawing the nation’s attention to Patrick Henry High School, one of Minneapolis’ perennially overlooked public school gems. (MinnPost)
New York
Carmen Fariña, the New York schools chancellor, announced on Tuesday that she was replacing eight of the city’s 32 district superintendents, her first major personnel reshuffling since taking office in January and the first step in what may ultimately be a large-scale reorganization of the school hierarchy. (New York Times)
North Carolina
A state commission in charge of reworking the Common Core academic standards has begun reviewing them.  (WUNC)


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