LAUSD’s new Superintendent, Tennessee’s Achievement School District, and Critical Race Theory.

NEWS Today, LAUSD’s Board of Education unanimously approved Alberto Carvalho to be the district’s new superintendent. Carvalho has served as Miami-Dade’s Superintendent – the nation’s fourth largest school district – since 2008. He has a history of supporting school choice. (The 74 Million, CBS LA, NBC LA, LA Daily News, LA Times) Meanwhile, LAUSD appears…

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Bloomberg invests in charter schools; schools face gun violence & Covid-19.

Editor’s Note: This weekly news report covers National, California, Tennessee, and texas trends in K-12 public education with a focus on public charter schools. Please reach out to alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions. NEWS As the country responds to the Oxford School shooting crisis in Michigan, many questions arise, including how responsible is the school and faculty?…

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Infrastructure Bill Passes, Mask Mandates Prevail in TN, 5-11 y/o Vaccinations.

Editor’s Note: This weekly media report covers K-12 education news and trends. Please be in touch with alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions. NEWS The Infrastructure Bill was signed into law by President Biden earlier this week. Public education will see funds to close the digital divide, improve quality of clean water at schools, and change the quality…

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Covid-19 vaccines for 5-11 y/o, School Board Races, and School Choice.

Editor’s Note: This weekly news report covers National K-12 education news with a focus on California, Tennessee, and Texas. Please be in touch with alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions.  NEWS Today, the CDC unanimously recommended the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 5-11 year-olds, joining the FDA. Vaccinations are expected as early as this week. (NPR, USA Today, CNBC,…

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Covid vaccines for 5-11 y/o, health experts declare national emergency for youth mental health, Democrat spending plan still in negotiations.

Editor’s Note: This weekly news report covers National K-12 education news with a focus on California, Tennessee, and Texas. Please be in touch with alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions.  NEWS The FDA panel recommends emergency authorization of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 5-11 year olds. (FDA, Chalkbeat, The 74 Million, NBC, NPR, CNN, ABC)   Health experts…

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, Tennessee Education Funding, and California Ethnic Studies Requirement.

Editor’s Note: This weekly news report covers National K-12 education news with a focus on California, Tennessee, and Texas. Please be in touch with alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions.  NEWS The United States Department of Education is making progress on fixing the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program that was preventing borrowers’ payments from counting towards the program.…

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