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Rise & Shine: Dwight Jones out in Vegas


Dwight Jones, former Colorado education commissioner, has abruptly resigned as superintendent of the Clark County schools in Nevada. Get details from the Las Vegas Review-Journal.



  • States’ support of higher ed continues to decline. Stateline, Hechinger Report, Inside Higher Ed
  • PARCC tests will take 8-10 hours. EdWeek
  • NAEP scores dragged down by past student absenteeism. EdWeek
  • Financial aid group wants feds to shore up college lending to parents. ProPublica
  • States take varied paths to increasing K-12 spending. EdWeek
  • Judge intervenes in heated battle over Alabama choice bill. NPR
  • Governor’s performance-based K-12 funding plan advancing in Arizona. East Valley Tribune
  • Judge throws out new Louisiana tenure law. The Advocate
  • News Corp. building a classroom tablet. Reuters


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