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Here are 10 other stories that caught our attention over the past week that you may have missed amid the other breaking news, to give you a jump on your weekend’s catch-up reads. Happy reading!
What Philanthropy Has Done Right — and Done Wrong — on Charter Schools — The Chronicle of Philanthropy (Chester Finn Jr., Bruno Manno, and Brandon Wright)
Maine Schools Blaze a Trail in New Approach to Education — Press Herald (Lillian Mongeau)
Trump Wants More Apprentices. But Can They Fix America’s Big Jobs Problem? — CNN Money (Patrick Gillespie)
A Separate Place — Weekly Standard (Alice B. Lloyd)
How Your Education Level May Be Linked to Your Risk of Heart Disease — Live Science (Sara G. Miller)
Education’s Double-Edged Sword — U.S. News & World Report (Lauren Camera)
Empower MS Ramps Up School Choice Crusade — Clarion-Ledger (Bracey Harris)
Schools Tap Secret Spectrum to Beam Free Internet to Students — Wired (Chris Berdik)
Pennsylvania Senator Wants Failing Students Out of Cyber Charter Schools — The Morning Call (Logan Hullinger)
A Long Overdue Civil Right to Literacy — The Baltimore Sun (Kalman R. Hettleman)