Here are news and opinion stories educators, advocates, policy wonks and makers are talking about today:
News and Analysis
Conservatives in Colorado and elsewhere are alarmed by the College Board’s new Advanced Placement US history test, which the  Republican National Committee has called  a “radically revisionist view of American history that emphasizes negative aspects of our nation’s history.” Brooke speaks to Liana Heitin, who has been covering the conflict for Education Week, about what’s actually going on with the test. (On the Media)
New Jersey
Superintendent’s Push to Rethink the System Inspires Hope, Criticism (Wall Street Journal)
Democrats For Public Education (DPE) released the results of a national voter survey conducted by Harstad Strategic Research that shows voters back public education in large numbers. (NJ Today)
New York
Chancellor Carmen Fariña’s new school rating system has some big blanks. (NY Daily News)
Philadelphia’s public school system is suffering a severe budget crisis, leaving classrooms packed, faculty understaffed and the district in debt. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters examines what led to the shortage of funds and what lawmakers are doing to fix it. (PBS Newshour)


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