Best Education Journalism Of The Week (September 11-18, 2015)

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BEST OF THE WEEK

Chicago Public Radio: The Education of Jose Garcia: Part 1 http://ow.ly/ShHDT 

Slate: How the juvenile justice system eats kids for breakfast. http://ow.ly/SiZSp 

Hechinger Report: can u fix education w/ txts? http://ow.ly/ShHoS

The Atlantic: Will School Discipline Reform Change Anything? http://ow.ly/SpdT7

New Yorker: When A Neighborhood School Goes Away http://n.pr/1M1vzRe

School Choice and the Chaotic State of Racial Desegregation http://ow.ly/Spe3L

The Big Roundtable: A mother goes to war with the Lords of Education on behalf of her gifted, legally blind five year old http://ow.ly/S7zsB

NPR: The Surgeon Who Became An Activist For Baby Talk http://ow.ly/Sjqtv 

Chalkbeat: The revolving schoolhouse door http://ow.ly/SpaXR [2014]

FROM “THE GRADE”

Did Seattle Strike Catch Outlets By Surprise? http://ow.ly/SjqrB

More Questions About “The Prize” | @washmonthly http://ow.ly/Scvrk

Teacher Diversity Report Coverage Ignores Missing Districts http://ow.ly/SlAS0

The Education Story You’re Reading Might Come From A Sponsored Conference http://ow.ly/Sls1s

Boston Globe Launches Expanded Education Effort http://ow.ly/Sofwi

A Pair Of [Pleasant] Duds From The NYT & WSJ http://ow.ly/Sc18P 

Attempt To Satirize French “Back To School” Obsession Backfires (Badly) http://ow.ly/SiMWN 

Alexander Russo

Alexander Russo is a freelance education writer who has created several long-running blogs such as the national news site This Week In Education, District 299 (about Chicago schools), and LA School Report. He can be reached on Twitter at @alexanderrusso, on Facebook, or directly at alexanderrusso@gmail.com.