Roundup: Duncan at Brookings, Teachers & Tech, NYC “Musical Chairs”

Today in the world of education news

Arne Duncan, President Obama’s former Education Secretary, joins Brookings – @ThinkTankWatch http://ow.ly/zkve301aSmc

A Game of Musical Chairs, Played With Schools, Divides the Upper West Side – The New York Times http://ow.ly/tuRc301cmTB

Half of teachers comfortable with tech, but most use it for testing | Education Dive ow.ly/NOaR301aSgC

Department Of Education Report Shows Racial Disparity In Student Suspensions : NPR ow.ly/l3ZK301ckQ3

As The Number Of Homeless Students Soars, How Schools Can Serve Them Better : NPR Ed : NPR ow.ly/5WFO301ckMY

Schools in Wichita learn to adapt to the needs of their refugee students | Public Radio International  ow.ly/If4V301cldS

New Pittsburgh superintendent faces more questions on resume hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

Feds sue over NYC principal who they say targeted black teachers – The Washington Post ow.ly/1KDo301ckJX

ICYMI: There was a fire drill shooting in Boston last week | VICE | United States pllqt.it/6P97WO

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.