Best Education Journalism Of The Week (October 9-16, 2015)

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Here it is — let me know what I missed or got wrong:

BEST OF THE WEEK

EIA: Hillary’s NEA “Town Hall” Answers http://ow.ly/35wMNP  (See also Politics K-12 http://ow.ly/Try6T)

PBS NewHour: Is kindergarten too young to suspend a student? http://ow.ly/Tvnet

The Atlantic: Why Intel Ended Its Relationship With the Science Talent Search http://ow.ly/Tvotw

Medium: Why are so many parents in the Northwest scrambling to enroll their kids in outdoor preschools? http://ow.ly/TvoJ1

The Atlantic: How California’s Largest School District Blamed an 8th Grader for Her Own Rape http://ow.ly/ToaEs

The Seventy Four: Q&A: Cami Anderson Talks Ed Reform, Facebook & What ‘The Prize’ Left Out http://ow.ly/TogOv 

EdSource: CA Gov. Brown banned concealed weapons on campus, but then rejected ban on for-profit charter schools http://ow.ly/Tlq5O 

Chicago Magazine: Former CPS Chief: Rahm Didn’t Do “Enough Vetting” of Byrd-Bennett http://ow.ly/3yjjzD 

FROM THE GRADE

Kudos & complaints: Catalyst Chicago Broke SUPES Scandal Story — Two Years Ago! http://ow.ly/TmqFC 

What The Gates Foundation’s Learned About Education Journalism http://ow.ly/TpYny

KPCC Public Radio Responds To My CJR Story – Plus A Headline Apology (From Me) http://ow.ly/TmrT4 

Former education reporter chides Chicago media for “fascination with failure” http://ow.ly/TrmLF

PBS Reporter Reflects On 40 Years Of Coverage http://ow.ly/Tuf3J

KICKER

New Yorker: How School Shootings Spread http://ow.ly/Trdi8

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.