Roundup: New Orleans Considers Return To Local Control

New Orleans Plan: Charter Schools, With a Return to Local Control – The New York Times ow.ly/T2Bk3004sT8

Yes, the feds could pull North Carolina’s education funding for violating transgender civil rights – Washington Post ow.ly/3EXB3004sJw

U.S. Urges Colleges to Rethink Questions About Criminal Records – The New York Times ow.ly/9aLI3004sG6

Teacher prep programs attracting/accepting disproportionate share of white candidates pllqt.it/BkQOjO

NYC mayor draws scrutiny over developer-funded pet project – Salon.com ow.ly/MBKV3004teR

Union-commissioned report says charter schools are bleeding money from traditional ones – LA Times ow.ly/rB5y3004t8p

Don’t just invest in charter schools’: school board seeks help to grow L.A. Unified’s best programs | 89.3 KPCC ow.ly/wTPa3004sEc

How migrant students from Central America get shut out of some US schools | Public Radio International ow.ly/1oIT3004sDo

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.