Best Education Journalism Of The Week (December 5-11, 2015)

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BEST OF THE WEEK

Morning Consult: How Old-School Legislating Brought an Education Bill to the Finish Line ow.ly/VCpBo

Mother Jones: This is What It’s Like to Be a Muslim Schoolkid in America Right Now ow.ly/VH9lq

NYT: Cuomo Task Force Signals Further Retreat From Common Core School Standardsow.ly/VJFIX

USA Today: San Bernardino school cafeterias checked for tampering ow.ly/VF3LN

Tampa Bay Times: Pinellas suspends black kids more than virtually every other big Florida district http://ow.ly/VMjMm

The Telegraph: Pearson is a lesson in how tough the education sector really is ow.ly/VGTGH

Center on Public Integrity: An epidemic of questionable arrests by school police http://ow.ly/VMkVL

FROM THE GRADE

LA Times Gets Unlikely Support For Publishing Allegations Against Famed LA Teacher  ow.ly/VJr6G

Education Stories Flourishing On Medium ow.ly/VMb6p

Pinellas County series makes CJR “Best of 2015” list ow.ly/VCVOc

Seattle Times Education Coverage Includes Live Events, Social Media (& Also “Solutions”) ow.ly/VCeIC

KICKERS

The Seventy-Four: How I Tried (and Failed) to Close the Worst School in Tennessee http://ow.ly/VMk8k

BuzzFeed: Apple’s Tim Cook Says Apple Won’t Make The “Test Machines” Taking Over Classrooms http://ow.ly/VMiEy

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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.