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 
The Education Department conducted a deeply flawed review of its student loan servicers, the middlemen who collect and apply payments to debt, and knowingly misled the public about the findings, according to a report released Tuesday by the agency’s inspector general. (The Washington Post)
The nation’s state superintendents are trying to send the message that, even though there are no longer any federal requirements for teacher evaluation, states aren’t abandoning their commitment to review their teachers on a regular basis. (Education Week)
New York
As many as 40 percent of students in New York City recommended for special-education services may not be getting them, the Education Department said in a report released on Monday. (The New York Times)
Whether or not you’re a citizen in New York state, you have a right to attend a public high school and earn a diploma until you’re 21. That was Pawsansoe Bree’s plan after she left a refugee camp in Thailand when she was almost 19. (NPR)
PennCAN in the News
In a modern-day tale of two cities, in virtually every major U.S. metropolitan area students of color are much more likely than whites to attend public schools shaped by high concentrations of poverty, an analysis of federal data has found. (The Atlantic)


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