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A🧵 on why the #KYed ruling last week against #schoolvouchers tax credit scheme matters @NPEaction @Network4pubEd @PV4PS @BadassTeachersA @edvoters

First: a win’s a win. It’s good to see #schoolvouchers stopped anywhere. The push to privatize is so relentless, so well-funded by such a narrow swath of backers, it can feel like swinging in the dark against it.

But more concretely: the KY Court found that #schoolvouchers tax credit shell game was a budget commitment even though it’s not a direct appropriation. Reducing revenue by $10 is the same as spending $10.

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Catching up on the #KYed news from today:

1. The Kentucky Board of Education is moving forward with four candidates in its hunt for a new commissioner.

We will likely know the names of the finalists before the Fourth of July weekend.
2. @JCPSSuper held a briefing and said the district is still considering its reopening options.

If JCPS goes back to NTI, he says the district wants to move toward more live-instruction (aka "synchronous"). Internet access still a major problem, though.
3. Just two people spoke at a public hearing about new elementary school proposed at 18th and West Broadway.

One, the librarian at Wheatley Elementary, said she wants to make sure that if there is a shiny, new school, her students get to enroll there.
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I'm a big Tim and Moby fan. This is great.
Parents and teachers:

Here's a link to the @brainpop on coronavirus:… #JCPS #KYed Image
H/T to @hechingerreport for noting a BUNCH of digital tools for teachers and parents -- and this reminder:

"Unequal internet access is just the tip of the iceberg of a massive equity crisis facing U.S. schools should coronavirus force education online."…
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