Best Education Journalism Of The Week (Feb. 5-12, 2016)

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BEST OF THE WEEK

The Atlantic: More American Teens Are Excelling at Advanced Math http://ow.ly/YfPrs

NPR: ‘An Average Guy’ Excels At Teaching Students AP Calculus ow.ly/Y7LdE

Washington Post: D.C. Public Schools overhauling teacher evaluation and training http://ow.ly/Yg6Aq

WSJ: The Common Core Has Its Supporters http://ow.ly/Yg62w

Mother Jones: America’s Most Controversial Education Reform Organization Might Be Changing Its Ways bit.ly/1QadoYU

FROM “THE GRADE”

TribLive Digs Into Past & Present Of Pittsburgh School Segregation http://ow.ly/YgWq5 

See also: School Segregation In The North – Then & Now (WNYC) ow.ly/XZgWZ

Who Covered TFA’s 25th Anniversary Summit – & Was It Any Good? ow.ly/Ybcjw

A New Code Of Ethics For Nonprofit Education Journalism? ow.ly/XOy0m

Should Outlets Be Evaluated By Their Funders Or The Journalism They Produce (Or Both)? ow.ly/Y89g3

How Slate Could Tighten Up Education Reporting Disclosure ow.ly/Y5dZk

KICKER

Reporters & Teachers Likely Marriage Partners  http://ow.ly/YgWkz 

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.