Roundup: Chicago Teachers Back Off Strike Vote, Zuckerberg Hires Former Obama Official

Chicago Teachers Union Decides Against Taking Strike Vote – ABC News ow.ly/4ns5r5 See also Tribune

Online Testing in Georgia Disrupted by Glitches – Market Brief ow.ly/4nqKHP

N.J. revises, renames Common Core academic standards | NJ.com ow.ly/4ns5Qa

School-related civil rights complaints surgeow.ly/4ns5P7

Chancellor Encourages Schools to ‘Re-Brand’ Better – WNYC ow.ly/4ns5Rv

Zuckerberg and Chan Hire Education Leader to Run Philanthropic Effort – The New York Times ow.ly/4ns5Df See also EdWeek

Garfield High choir teacher placed on leave | The Seattle Times ow.ly/4ns5Cs

How Much Does It Cost To Educate A Student In Michigan? (Or, In The U.S.?) : NPR ow.ly/4ns5eq

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.