Best Education Journalism Of The Week (April 1- 8, 2016)

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BEST OF THE WEEK

DNA Info: Teachers Union Regrets ‘F The Police’ Comment, But Activists Don’t ow.ly/3zwNNw

See also: ‘F The Police’ Speaker At Teacher Rally Not With CPS, But Union Takes Heat http://ow.ly/10sxA3

See also Slate: Chicago Teachers Union is going through an awkward radicalization http://ow.ly/10swDV

Politico: Bill Clinton: Hillary thinks feds require too many tests at school http://ow.ly/10swSo

See also NYT:Education Overhaul Advocates Express Concern About Bill Clinton’s Remarks on Testing nyti.ms/1SDINoc

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

WSJ: Push in Connecticut to Exclude State Tests From Teacher Evaluations ow.ly/10jour

The Atlantic: Trying to Revive Neighborhood High Schools in Austin, Chicago, Amid a System of Choice ow.ly/10s0F7

Politico: Hillary Clinton’s union problem http://ow.ly/10sx3K [subject of forthcoming column]

Hechinger Report: A District Fights An Influx Of Black And Hispanic Students http://ow.ly/10sxhq

FROM “THE GRADE”

NYT Gets SAT/ACT Surge Story Half Right  ow.ly/10mwkg

Seattle Times & NBC Coverage Of Teacher Predictions Study Stand Out  ow.ly/10gTO2

More Kudos For TBTs’ Segregation Story (But I’m Getting Impatient) ow.ly/10pKvW

See also Tampa Bay Times Investigation Generates Federal Inquiry ow.ly/10k5kz

New Spencer Education Fellows To Dive Into Big Data, Refugee Education, & Gentrification ow.ly/10pEnP

KICKERS

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

ChalkbeatDET: The extreme sacrifices Detroit parents make to get their kids to better schools bit.ly/1qxYdDR

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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.