Best Of The Week (October 31-November 6), 2015)

BEST OF THE WEEK

LA Times: Better pay, more time to plan and one other thing teachers want from you  ow.ly/Udc4w

Politico: Here’s why $7B SIG didn’t help worst schools ow.ly/UbCUR

Vox: What Success Academy fight over kicking out students says about charter movement ow.ly/Ug1PJ

NYT: Success Academy Founder Calls ‘Got to Go’ List an Anomaly http://ow.ly/UkwEO

Hechinger Report: At a school in poorest neighborhood, literacy is up/disciplinary problems are down ow.ly/UiaUI

WBEZ: Two Chicago public schools inch closer to integration after divided vote | WBEZ 91.5 Chicago http://ow.ly/Ukrk4

WNYC: How One ‘Struggling’ School Succeeded Where Others Failed ow.ly/UeGIM

LA Times: Who will lead L.A. Unified? ow.ly/UieTU [interactive]

FROM THE GRADE

Opposition Underplayed In Last Week’s Test Reduction Coverage ow.ly/U8Tnd

Re-Imagining Education Coverage: Failure & Success ow.ly/Ui9RO

The Alternative To Foundation-Funded Education Journalism: Sponsorships & Subscriptions http://ow.ly/Ukrol

No Longer The New Kid On The Block, HuffPost Education Still Adds Value ow.ly/UeQww

When “On The Media” Features Education ow.ly/Ucmx0

New Rules: Making This Site Better ow.ly/U9qzA

KICKER

The Marshall Project: Why It’s Hard to Be a Poor Boy With Richer Neighbors ow.ly/Uibnp

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.