Here are news and opinion stories educators, advocates, policy wonks and makers are talking about today:
News and Analysis
As schools and districts struggle to find good-quality curriculum aligned to the common core, they’re turning most often to their own teachers for those instructional materials, a new survey shows. (Education Week)
The huge growth in state prison populations in recent decades has created mounting budget challenges for states, our new report explains. State economies would be much stronger over time if states invested more in education and other areas that can boost long-term economic growth and less in maintaining extremely high prison populations. (Huffington Post)
Group backed by former New York Mayor Bloomberg is new and big player in local school board race. (Star Tribune)
New York
In a June speech, seeking to draw a contrast with his predecessor, Mayor de Blasio said his administration would close failing schools only after “applying all the tools we have.” (NY Daily News)
Assessment of the pre-kindergarten expansion in New York City is underway. (WNYC)


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