Roundup: Unions, Hedge Funds, Trump Towards, Aleppo

Teachers Union, Hedge Funds War Over Pension Billions –

Trump Towers Over Education: How His Candidacy Is Already Affecting Federal Policy | The 74

A Makeshift School In Aleppo Offers Safer Education Amid

Supreme Court denies rehearing of 4-4 Friedrichs v. CTA lawsuit on union dues | EdSource

Walton foundation launches $250M charter school initiative: AP

What Good Preschool Looks Like: Snapshots From 4 States : NPR Ed : NPR

Hillary Clinton Wants to Focus on Computer Science, STEM Education – Politics K-12 – Education Week

Looking For Change, Teachers Hit The Campaign Trail : NPR Ed : NPR

State officials decline to remove school board members who ousted superintendent – The Washington Post

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