Best Education Journalism Of The Week (November 27-December 4, 2015)



Washington Post: At the Primary School, funded with Zuckerberg fortune, education will start before birth

WBUR: For Education Reform, Boston Activists Turn To Ballot Initiatives

LA Times: PAC shielded $2.3 million in donations by LA charter school backers

EdWeek: Unique challenges for 1st-gen college students like Ayat Husseini

Politico NY: Head of de Blasio’s Fund for Public Schools quietly exits

NPR: Secretary Duncan Reunites With A Former Student

Washington Post Overly Generous About Harvard, Overly Critical Of TFA

NYT Testing Story Appears To Overstate MA Decision

Dawn: Remembering 144 lives lost in last December’s Peshawar school attack

Comedy Central: Larry Wilmore Takes On Texas Textbooks

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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