Best Education Journalism Of The Week (March 26 – April 1, 2016)

BEST OF THE WEEK

Chicago Sun-Times: UNO’s secret spending spree http://ow.ly/10bLKg

Texas Tribune: At High Schools Just Miles Apart, a World of Difference in College Paths http://ow.ly/10bG35

Reuters: Uncovering a major security hole with the SAT: reut.rs/1Uqu99O

NYT: Schools Nationwide Still Grapple With Lead in Water http://ow.ly/10bFBr

WNYC: For Syrian Refugees in New Jersey, a Bumpy Adjustment to School http://ow.ly/10bFzi

Washington Post: White teachers and black teachers have different expectations for black students ow.ly/108eeh [See also The Atlantic, HuffingtonPost.]

Guardian: Conservatives vow to ask supreme court to rehear deadlocked union case http://ow.ly/10bG8C

The American Prospect: NC Educators Fight Deportations of Central American Students http://ow.ly/10bFGi

Hechinger Report/CS Monitor: Education’s Mr. Fix-it http://ow.ly/10bFDL

Tampa Bay Times: Hillsborough schools to dismantle system that cost millions to develop  ow.ly/108pSV

FROM “THE GRADE”

Hits, Misses, Snubs, & Mysteries Among This Year’s EWA Finalists ow.ly/10b9YD

Flawed EdCities Report Coverage Highlights Importance Of Skepticism & Scrutiny ow.ly/105IuV

SoCal Public Radio Restaffs Education Desk, Launches “Good Schools” ow.ly/108PKI

Chalkbeat To Roll Out New Code Of Ethics ow.ly/ZZQaj

KICKER

From the Center on American Progress:

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.