Bernie Sanders blames principal Troy LaRaviere removal on “Mayor Emanuel’s unhealthy obsession with taking revenge.” [See also:]

Investigation on K12, a VA company operating online schools in CA and elsewhere

New Jersey Postpones PARCC Exam After Technical Problems – State EdWatch – Education Week

Tennessee braces for TNReady testing delays — again — as state blames testing vendor — again | Chalkbeat

Delaware girl dies after fight with other girls in high school bathroom – The Washington Post

Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools – AP Article

Teacher’s aide arrested as “deeply disturbing” video shows him slamming student to the ground

TN Kids Slapped In Handcuffs At Tennessee School Over Video Of Fight

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