Roundup: Charter School Groups Assemble In Nashville

Charter Schools Get $250 Million Boost from Walton Foundation – WSJ ow.ly/bbwH301IgDn

For Detroit’s Children, More School Choice but Not Better Schools – The New York Times http://ow.ly/CZwk301Ixey

Education Secretary calls on charters to rethink discipline, reduce suspensions – The Washington Post ow.ly/SD8Y301IfqJ

After 25 Years, What’s Next For Charter Schools? : NPR Ed : NPRow.ly/oQfv301IfsP

Criticism escalates for online charter operator | EdSourceow.ly/eIc0301Ig9i

Democratic Party’s Draft Platform Focuses on ZIP Codes, ‘School-to-Prison Pipeline’ – Politics K-12 – Education Weekow.ly/rBS2301Ig3V

For low-income kids, summer learning opportunities are hard to find | KUOW News and Information ow.ly/XMVM301Ig28

Montgomery County Schools Face Discrimination Complaint – The Kojo Nnamdi Show ow.ly/MIQ3301IfXz

1 in 4 Teachers Miss 10 or More School Days, Analysis Findsnzzl.us/AqEVfIg

Louisiana’s private school voucher program will have wait list |NOLA.com ow.ly/W4xw301Ifog

How Traditional Nonprofits Run Into Problems Trying To Tackle Poverty | WAMU ow.ly/l9MQ301IfEK

New Orleans charter ex-leader to run for L.A. mayor, newspaper says | NOLA.com ow.ly/e1x9301IfmH

Refugee kids in California say discrimination at school is getting worse | Public Radio International ow.ly/MLDD301Ifwd

From living in cars to UC Davis — one student’s journey – LA Times ow.ly/EMPK301Igx7

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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.