Of course, it probably won't be. This is probably going to drag out for weeks. But we can hope that we're, as they say, turning a corner this week. Hope you en joyed that extra hour. Happy All Saints Day. In the meantime, here's some stuff to read.
In Georgia, the battle over voting, schools, and race, surfaces in yet another battle. New York Times reporting.
EdWeek also travels to a part of Georgia where te white folks just don't want uppity Black voices on their school board.
Or at least revealed divisions that were there. Newsweek has this not feel good story.
Carol Burris and Greg Leroy in the Daily News explaining how charters engineered a relief fund windfall.
If you're in North Carolina, you want to pay attention to this race for state superintendent.
How bad can the for-profit college sector be? How about a school with no students or faculty. USA Today has the story.
Teacher education programs are taking continued hits, and the teacher pipeline is getting narrower and narrower. From Inside Higher Education.
What has to happen for voters to support both Trump and increased taxes for public ed? Arizona is forging a whole new path. Jennifer Berkshire reports on this odd political shift.
Surprising absolutely nobody except some pro-charter Democrats who were sure that the charter movement was all about social justice, Betsy DeVos took the next step in shifting taxpaer dollars from public to private religious schools. Here's Matt Barnum with his take at Chalkbeat.
Here at the Institute we've taken many shots at the74, which started out aspiring to be an anti-union player for ed in 2016. But nowadays they do some actual legit journalism, like this pioece breaking down the record-setting lawsuit total racked up by Betsy DeVos.
Jeff Bryant is at the Progressive laying out te details of a national shortage of capable school district leaders.
Buzzfeed with an interesting look at the challenge of having students in your classroom who have adopted bananas beliefs.
If parents know best, what's wrong with this guy in a DeVosian scare story. The indispensable Mercedes Schneider breaks down this Halloween