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    High standards for charter schools mean better education for students

    New report calls for more equity, accountability, and transparency, which could lead to more innovation and bigger benefits for kids.

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  • Senate GOP blocks student loan refinance bill from vote

    “Millions of young people are just stuck…all because they are struggling under the weight of student loan debt.” – Sen. Elizabeth Warren

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    OH community support of teachers grows as strike looms over class size, merit pay

    “YOU are disrespecting our teachers. YOU are disrespecting the students. YOU are disrespecting our community.” — Reynoldsburg parent Emily Davis to school board.

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    NEA Student Chair takes student debt personally

    Chelsey Herrig, chair of the NEA Student program, graduated recently from Southwestern Minnesota State University owing about $33,000 in student loans. In that way, she’s not very different from many Americans.

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  • Stop inequalities

    State news roundup for September 13, 2014

    This week we talk about charters in MI, school funding in WI, CA educators appealing the recent Vergara tenure ruling and feature MEA-MFT members starring in the new “Montanans for the Common Core” video project.

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  1. High standards for charter schools mean better education for students
  2. Senate GOP blocks student loan refinance bill from vote
  3. OH community support of teachers grows as strike looms over class size, merit pay
  4. NEA Student Chair takes student debt personally
  5. State news roundup for September 13, 2014

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