Roundup: NJ Changes Standard’s Name, TFA Ending Pilot Program, NY Schools Struggle With ELL Rules

New Jersey Changes Names of Common Core Standards, Makes Few Changes – State EdWatch – Education Week ow.ly/HpFZ3002wMX

New York Schools Struggle With New Rules to Help Students Learning English – The New York Timesow.ly/4Cfo3002vEs

Teach For America Ends Pre-Training Pilot Focused on Cultural Competency bit.ly/1s0Wbxj #teaching

WGN: Corruption behind Removal of Chicago Principal “Runs Very Deep & Very High” – YouTube ow.ly/wnCX3002tKx

After teachers union protest, tensions rise on shared LAUSD-charter campus | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/UhYu3002vN

Investigation: Chicago Schools Not in Need of State Takeover – ABC News ow.ly/WVjM3002wHf

Chicago Public Schools Expand Guidelines For Transgender Students : NPR ow.ly/ofmj3002vIC

High school yearbook misidentifies Muslim student as ‘Isis Phillips’ – LA Times ow.ly/MiU23001IjS

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.