Roundup: Detroit Sickout Day 2, EdSec King Talks Integration & Tolerance

Teacher Protest Shuts Almost All Detroit Public Schools – The New York Times

Detroit Teachers Essentially Close Schools in Latest ‘Sickout’ – WSJ

Teacher protests close most Detroit schools again Tuesday – The Washington Post

Chicago Teachers Union says it still hasn’t decided timing on strike – Chicago Tribune

Secretary John King: Integration and Diversity Can Power School Improvement – Politics K-12 – Education Week

Education secretary calls for repeal of 2 transgender laws -AP Article

Blame for failure of TNReady test is widespread – Kox News

Wyoming Cuts Ties With Consortium Before Choosing New Standardized Test | Wyoming Public Media

UTLA to protest at schools this week; hundreds of charter parents object – LA School Report

School districts are a big reason for the rise in income segregation in the U.S. – LA Times

BPS’ Chang: Schools must close poverty, privilege gap | Boston Herald

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