Can ‘early warning systems’ keep children from dropping out of school? – The Washington Post

Boys Bear the Brunt of School Discipline | US News

Preschool Teachers Aren’t Getting The Training They Need – Huffington Post

See also: The Problem With Teaching Preschool Teachers : NPR<

Gov. Christie: Proposed School Funding Plan Is About Fairness – WNYC

See also: Christie: Give all school districts same amount of aid, provide some towns property tax relief

Embattled St. Paul charter school makes deal with teachers –

Charter School Debate Re-Ignites Ahead Of Nashville School Board Candidate Forum | Nashville Public Radio

Defiance, disruption marks raucous Douglas County school board meeting – Denver Post

In elementary education, ‘doing science’ rather than just memorizing it | PBS NewsHour

Debate erupts over Los Angeles schools’ directive to search students for weapons – The Washington Post

San Francisco Schools Stop Teaching Algebra in Middle School

School’s Out, But Lunch Is Still On – The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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