Best Education Journalism Of The Week (April 30 – May 5, 2016)

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Latest National Teacher Of The Year reacting to President Obama’s remarks earlier this week.

BEST OF THE WEEK

NYT: Money, Race and Success: How Your School District Compares http://ow.ly/4nvGgx

AP: Unaccompanied minors in 35 districts, 14 states have faced illegal barriers to enrolling in school. https://t.co/U4F7NbxdmX

Politico NY: In NY, Clinton treads lightly in praise of uncontroversial school ow.ly/4njQqo

EdWriters: Donald Trump’s education agenda, in 52 seconds. bit.ly/1SZjoZb

NYT: Top State Senator Attacks de Blasio on School Control Push https://t.co/9cN6Mr6Fpi

AP: Decade after Katrina, New Orleans poised to regain schools ow.ly/4nuzGA

In These Times: Progressive caucus challenges NYC union leadership ow.ly/4nuXXl

NPR: Paying For America’s Schools: Is There A Better Way? https://t.co/fp9lMGiWAI

Knox News: Blame for failure of TNReady test is widespread https://t.co/Kyz2K0r6m1

FROM “THE GRADE”

Some Alternatives To That Soft, Duplicative Coverage Of Chan/Zuckerberg Announcement ow.ly/4nvOpV

New EdBeat Survey Reveals Diversity & Independence Challenges ow.ly/4nnv6k

“Peak Integration Coverage” Fast Approaching ow.ly/4nsXvr

KICKERS 

Late night’s Seth Myers talking about Teacher Appreciation Week bit.ly/1NZm4qs

Donald Trump yells his education ideas into the camera for 52 seconds http://ow.ly/4nvQRQ

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.