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Sen. Murray supports USDE without endorsing Obama rule — still no word from Clinton campaign? — Politics K-12

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LAUSD administrative staff jumps 22 percent even as enrollment drops – LA School Report

Wisconsin Supreme Court Affirms Power of State Superintendent – State EdWatch – Education Week

Online School Enriches Affiliated Companies if Not Its Students – The New York Times

California to Revise Textbooks to Reflect Diversity – ABC News

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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