BEST OF THE WEEK

BuzzFeed: A College Watchdog Finally Barked, So The Colleges Got A New Dog

NYT: A Daunting Trip to School for Some Homeless Children

EdWeek: Tracking 2014-15 Common Core Test Results http://ow.ly/UTATm

Washington Post: 41 years. $3 billion. Inside the Clinton donor network 

Houston Public Media: Why The Houston School Board Refused To Ban Suspensions 

EdWeek: Is Clinton Right There’s ‘No Evidence’ Behind Test Scores in Teacher Evaluation? Not Exactly. 

 FROM “THE GRADE”

The Case For Taking Campaign Rhetoric Seriously

How Mainstream Outlets Covered Clinton’s VAM critique

Washington Post VAM Story Might Cause Confusion

What Education Reporters Think About Student “Safe Spaces”

Clinton Charter Critique Faulted By FactCheck http://ow.ly/UTB75

KICKERS

Chronicle: ‘I’m Gonna Rise Above What I Was Doing’ http://ow.ly/UTMkM

The Atlantic: The Suicide Clusters at Palo Alto High Schools

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.