Best Education Journalism Of The Week (January 22-29, 2016)

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BEST OF THE WEEK

EdWeek: States Are Closing the ‘Honesty Gap’ in Test Results, Study Says ow.ly/XFXko

USA Today: New analysis of math, reading scores ‘very disconcerting http://ow.ly/XHesk

Politico New York: With Cuomo quiet, teachers’ union goes back on offense against charters ow.ly/Xy5Ts

LA Times: 

Chicago Tribune: Choices are slim for an affordable home in a walkable area http://ow.ly/XH8k3

The Seventy Four:The Past, Present, and Future of Detroit Public Schools http://ow.ly/XHddU

Boston Globe: Denver’s unified enrollments may offer Boston a lesson ow.ly/XwfY9

FROM THE GRADE

Insights From Last Week’s Flint/Detroit Media Coverage http://ow.ly/XHaZz

Diverse Funding & Self-Assessment Might Improve LA Times’ Coverage ow.ly/XDPVd

NewsHour Launches New Weekly Education Segment http://ow.ly/XHcO2

Towards Smarter “Teacher Shortage” Stories in 2016 ow.ly/XE46a

Lessons From Al Jazeera America (RIP) ow.ly/XySOd

Turning Points For Big-City Education Journalism (But Nothing For DC) http://ow.ly/XHcRV

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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.