Best Education Journalism Of The Week (October 16-23, 2015)

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BEST OF THE WEEK

LA Times: Meet the teacher lobby behind Hillary Clinton that’s not the teachers union http://ow.ly/TMfeo

ChalkbeatNY: For two sharply divided Manhattan schools, an uncertain path to integration http://ow.ly/TMfnY

NPR: A Year Later, The School System That Welcomed Unaccompanied Minors ow.ly/TGa0p

CityLab: Report: Studying at a Diverse School Doesn’t Hurt White Kids’ Test Scores http://ow.ly/TMewR

See also NPR: The Evidence That White Children Benefit From Integrated Schools http://ow.ly/TMmfz

NYT: A Disadvantaged Start Hurts Boys More Than Girls http://ow.ly/TMkzx

WSJ: Economist’s Proposals on Inequality Draw Interest on Both Sides of the Political Aisle http://ow.ly/TMeUf

NPR: Hey, New Teachers, It’s OK To Cry In Your Car http://ow.ly/TMf71

The Atlantic: The Eurocentric Influence on History Textbooks and Classrooms http://ow.ly/TMkCW

See also NYT: How Texas Teaches History nyti.ms/1GSGh8H

FROM THE GRADE

Why Advocacy Disguised As Media Criticism Doesn’t Work*  ow.ly/TLRu2

PBS NewsHour Issues On-Air Apology Over Success Academy Segment ow.ly/TFNe7 

Follow-up: Success Charters Invokes First Amendment, Privacy Expert Says Federal Penalties Unlikely ow.ly/TLlD4

Should Ifill Have Challenged Hagopian’s Testing Claims? [Yes.] ow.ly/TJrXH

Let’s Think About Journalism Funding More Reflectively Than This ow.ly/TDeZS

KICKERS

New Yorker: How the Internet Has Changed Bullying http://ow.ly/TMeBV

Slate: The magic school bus: Using buses to bring technology to underserved communities. http://ow.ly/TMliS

The Atlantic: Inside A School Lockdown Drill bit.ly/203GHF1

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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.