Roundup: Calmer Testing In NOLA, School Money Week 2

Revised Common Core tests spark little debate, no widespread boycotts this year: The New Orleans Advocate ow.ly/4n2NI5

What Difference Does A Dollar Make? : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/4n3NQH

What Happened When One Of New Jersey’s Poorest School Districts Increased Spending – WNYC ow.ly/4n3NvX

In Chicago Schools, $11,000 Doesn’t Mean What It Means In The Suburbs | WBEZ ow.ly/4n3OlV

Cries about national teacher shortages might be overblown – The Hechinger Report ow.ly/4n3Pg5

Black Lives Matter Gave Him Fame, but Baltimore Isn’t Biting – ABC News ow.ly/4n3Pib

See also: Obama Says Movements Like Black Lives Matter ‘Can’t Just Keep on Yelling’ – The New York Times ow.ly/4n2IeP

(The Latest) Corruption Charges In Detroit’s Struggling Schools : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/4n3Nsg

D.C. staggers bell times at rival high schools after an uptick in conflicts – The Washington Post ow.ly/4n3MCq

Texas Teachers Union Sues to Block New Evaluation System – Teacher Beat – Education Week ow.ly/4n3PjK

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.