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In case you missed it: Top headlines, strikes, iPads

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

The year that was: Looking back at 2010’s educational headlines Gotham Schools
An overview of the past year’s educational headlines and what this means for the future.

Reform: The New War Against Teacher Strikes This Week in Education
Lawmakers fear nothing more than teacher strikes. Thus, there is a Democratic and Republican effort to ban teacher strikes in Illinois.

See also: AM News: Daley Endorses Strike Ban Daily News
Illinois Attempts to Link Teacher Tenure to Results Wall Street Journal

New law labels interns ‘highly qualified teachers’ AP via Washington Post
The law nullified a court decision that said thousands of teachers in training in California were illegally classified as "highly qualified" under NCLB.

Math that Moves: Schools Embrace the iPad New York Times
Schools everywhere embrace the iPad as the latest teaching and learning tool. This is a reflection of technology-infused learning.

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