Roundup: Bathroom Access, Detroit’s Demise, SF Opts Out Of TFA

Few Solutions in Texas School Finance Ruling – The New York Times ow.ly/TqeV300eLMs

Detroit schools’ decline and teacher sickout reflect bad economy and demographic shifts – LA Times ow.ly/4Xwk300dcsG

SF school leaders give Teach for America a time-out – San Francisco Chronicle ow.ly/uQBo300eMB0

Gov. Wolf pledges to veto bill that diminishes teacher seniority ow.ly/OQwx300eOsl

CPS: School budget cuts next year could top 20 percent, absent state action – Chicago Tribune ow.ly/p0Ol300dPt5

Abdul Wright of Best Academy is 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year | Star Tribune ow.ly/L1aO1004Z5f

How Denver Public Schools will decide to close low-performing schools | Chalkbeat ow.ly/AV8G300eOYY

Some embrace Obama administration’s transgender directive, others vow to fight – The Washington Post ow.ly/xrTG300eLKg

In Many School Districts, Transgender Bathroom Access Is The Norm : NPR ow.ly/z6RV300eLRR

A transgender 9-year-old tells her story – LA Times ow.ly/3QTH300eLtl

Math. Science. Recess. Minecraft? Twitch club brings gaming to school – LA Times ow.ly/LZui300c7pT 

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.