Roundup: NJ Glitch Mars Generally Calm Testing Season

Technical Glitch Foils Wednesday Testing in New Jersey – WSJ

See also & Pearson letter.

Newark ‘Unity’ slate sweeps city school board elections |

Outspoken Chicago Principal Ousted for “Insubordination” & Told To Stay Home

Lewis: Rauner Owes CPS Back Tuition for ‘Clouting’ Child into Payton High

B2 could end up costing NC pubic schools nearly $900 million

College Board Attacks ACT’s Live Teaching Prep Service – High School & Beyond – Education Week

Majority in statewide CA survey says public schools do ‘good’ job – SFGate

Chicago Ramps Up Campaign to Push State for More Funding – District Dossier – Education Week

Principal backs students who sought gender-neutral bathroom | Fresno Bee

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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