Roundup: Gifted Black & Latino Kids, Charter Network Fundraising

Paradise Valley AZ – The Rare District That Recognizes Gifted Latino Students : NPR Ed : NPR

Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go Undiscovered – The New York Times

The $3B plan to get every California kid into preschool – LA Times

Success Academy Charter School Network Receives $25 Million Gift – The New York Times

BC janitor to see fifth child graduate from the college – The Boston Globe

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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