Best Education Journalism Of The Week (November 14-20, 2015)


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

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.


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


Chronicle: ‘I’m Gonna Rise Above What I Was Doing’

The Atlantic: The Suicide Clusters at Palo Alto High Schools

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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