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Weekend Reading: Schools as a basis for a crime fighting strategy

Gov. Bill Ritter signs Senate Bill 10-003 on June 9. Those attending included Nancy McCallin, community college system president (at left); CU President Bruce Benson (next to McCallin), and bill sponsors Mike May (behind Benson), Karen Middleton (behind Ritter) and John Morse (far right). Photo courtesy governor's press office. Alan Petersime

In New Orleans, an effort to fight crime begins with conflict resolution training in schools. (Times-Picayune)

Two categories of workers who never stop working: entrepreneurs and teachers. (EdWeek)

Common Core and testing: A link that sent a good idea went off the rails. (NY Times)

Some updated thinking on screen time for kids. (NPR)

Robin Lake and Richard Whitmire: Charters have improved their discipline methods. (USA Today)

Daniel Luzer: Did Jeb Bush make progress on education in Florida or just give public dollars to private companies? (Washington Monthly)

Chris Barbic: There’s a “belief gap” between what’s real about charter schools and what some critics insist on believing. (The Tennesseean)

What happened after Common Core repeal in Oklahoma? (NPR)

In 2014, one size did not fit all for kids in schools. (The Atlantic)

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