Best Education Journalism Of The Week (April 9- 15, 2016)

 

BEST OF THE WEEK

NYT: Calif. Appeals Court Reverses Ruling Against Teacher Tenure Rules nyti.ms/1SOI0Rp

Star Tribune: Suit accuses Minnesota of protecting bad teachers at students’ expense StarTribune.com

LAT: Black and Latino parents want better teachers and harder classes for their kids pllqt.it/d1Kig2

AP: Immigrant students being blocked from enrolling in school pllqt.it/h3DGTD

NPR: Paradise Valley AZ – The Rare District That Recognizes Gifted Latino Students https://t.co/yFhfBoobE6

New Mexican: This year, PARCC battle falls quiet ow.ly/10A9TB

Bloomberg BNA: Charter School Teachers Organizing Under Federal Labor Law ow.ly/10EHne

Baltimore Sun: Baltimore student activists plan walkout to protest standardized testing http:baltsun

NOLA: There are now 3 unionized charters in New Orleans as Lusher joins ow.ly/10AziD

FROM “THE GRADE”

Politico Cherry-Picks Exit Polling Data To Exaggerate Teacher Support For Sanders ow.ly/10xjwx

Shut Up About Harvard (And TFA, Charters, Closings) ow.ly/10AhnA

Nikole Hannah-Jones Matters (To Education Journalism In Particular)  ow.ly/10CMhC 

KICKER

NYT: The rise of the Minecraft generation nyti.ms/1S9Iz8F

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.