That’s Right: $63 Million for a Football Stadium … for High Schoolers – The New York Times

New York’s Increase in Pre-K Funding Leads Nation – WSJ

California’s schools will soon be on the hook for things like suspensions, attendance and graduation rates – LA Times

Enrollment in state-funded preschool inched up in 2014-15 – AP Article

A ‘borderless’ school district with lots of choices: LA’s superintendent outlines priorities | 89.3 KPCC

Arne Duncan, Priscilla Chan Discuss Next Steps for K-12 Education – Politics K-12 – Education Week

N.C. school board caught up in ‘bathroom bill’ debate after voting to okay pepper spray, mace – The Washington Post

These 2 teens with similar backgrounds took very different paths to college – LA Times

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