Roundup: Opt-Outs, DCTU Victory, Chicago Teachers vs. Police

Opt-Outs Persist as Exams Begin Across New York – WSJ ow.ly/10lTtm

Teachers union touts victory in evaluation fight – The Washington Post ow.ly/10lSD9

FOP want Chicago Teachers Union to condemn rally comments to ‘F— the police’ | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/10kYOb

Besieged teachers unions reach out to their members | EdSource ow.ly/10lTop

Taking High School Courses In College Costs Students And Families Nearly $1.5 Billion : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/10lSIv

Arne Duncan On Chicago: ‘I Didn’t Think It Could Get Worse, But It Has’ – DNAinfo.com Chicago ow.ly/10lTlv

New York Teen Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Colleges ow.ly/10lSMA

CPS Tells Kids They Got Into Coveted School, Takes It Back – Old Town – DNAinfo.com Chicago ow.ly/10ldnR

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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.