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Georgia Center for Opportunity Thanks Sen. Hill for Leadership on Education Savings Accounts
ESA can be used for tuition and other educational fees

Atlanta, GA - The Georgia Center for Opportunity (GCO) would like to applaud State Senator Hunter Hill (R-Atlanta) for authoring and introducing Education Savings Account legislation, SB 68 last week during the legislative session. This bill will establish and fund an education savings account program (ESA) for all Georgia elementary and secondary school students.

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USC Annenberg Offering $2,000-$12,000 Grants and All-Expenses-Paid Training to Education Writers

Are you a journalist with big ideas who wants your work to make a difference?  If so, USC Annenberg invites you to apply to apply for our all-expenses-paid National Fellowship — 5 days of stimulating discussions in Los Angeles, a proving ground for new ways to think about how education, income, environment and community conditions shape a child’s prospects for lifelong health.

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New CRPE Report Shows District-Charter Cooperation Yielding Tangible Results For Families
Six-year study finds progress on discipline, special education, enrollment, but too often cities lack resolve and commitment to realize full benefits

Seattle, WA – In more than two dozen cities across America, public charter schools and traditional district schools are putting aside their ideological differences to share resources, ideas, strategies, and responsibilities to benefit students and families, according to a report released today by the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) at the University of Washington Bothell.

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The IDEA Center Launches SoundIDEA Podcast
Episode focuses on exploring difficult topics in the classroom

Manhattan, KS – - Helping students explore potentially volatile topics is a goal of education – but it’s not always easy. With the United States Presidential Inauguration on the world’s radar, the “Difficult Topics” podcast episode takes a hard look at inherently divisive topics in today’s current climate and explores how to not only manage, but use such discussions for improving learning.