Roundup: Tuesday Morning Education News

Alexandria discipline, Upper West Side integration, Chicago lead levels

Civil rights advocates slam Alexandria school system over discipline data – The Washington Post ow.ly/EtR3301f1nD

An Upper West Side district is looking at an integration plan for its middle schools – Chalkbeat chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2016/…

Brazilian immigrant overcame classroom struggles to rise to top in charter school – The Boston Globe ow.ly/V0aq301dLb6

USC Hybrid High graduates its first class, w/ all 84 heading to college: LA School Report laschoolreport.com/usc-hybrid-hig…

Less test-iness over L.A. teacher evaluations – LA Times ow.ly/7vAG301f187

Why Obama’s top education official is visiting N.J. | NJ.com ow.ly/2fJd301f2a8

Tests Find Elevated Lead Levels at 5 More Chicago Schools abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/t…

Denver’s Escuela Tlatelolco founded as part of Chicana/o movement in 1970 is trying to go back to its roots goo.gl/0ajKv6

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.