Best Education Journalism Of The Week (March 19-25, 2016)

BEST OF THE WEEK

EdWeek: State Solidarity Erodes on Common-Core Tests ow.ly/ZS4Gg

NYT: New York City Teachers Told to Keep Opt-Out Opinions to Themselves ow.ly/ZTrvb

The Seventy Four: New Research Shows How a Federal School Turnaround Backfired in NC bit.ly/1MCMoAX

Washington Post: Chicago Teachers Union votes to hold one-day strike on April 1 ow.ly/ZVmpN

AlterNet: 2016 Candidates Take Confusing or Disappointing Stances on Charter Schools ow.ly/3zqFdE

FROM “THE GRADE”

Why’d WNYC’s District-Charter Attrition Comparison Get So Little Love? ow.ly/ZUi7j

TFA Staff Cut Coverage Features Anonymous Potshots, One-Sided Speculation, & Lack Of Context ow.ly/ZP1Yf

Too Many Male Quotes — Or Are Just Too Much Quoting In General? ow.ly/ZLANA

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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.