Roundup: What’s Next For DC Schools? Plus NYC, Chicago, Philly, Seattle News

With Kaya Henderson leaving, Bowser has a decision to make – The Washington Post

The end of busing in Indianapolis: 35 years later, a more segregated system calls it quits

Garfield High principal navigates racial divide | The Seattle Times

Pittsburgh school directors reviewed report on superintendent’s resume for 1 hour before vote | TribLIVE

Schools Can’t Accurately Measure Poor Students | US News

Research is limited on the systemic impact of restorative justice | Education Dive

CPS pays $657 million for pensions, leaving district with $83M | Chicago Sun-Times

How One Bronx School Got More Parents Involved – WNYC

Did the city bet against one of its Renewal schools making progress? Supporters of M.S. 50 in Williamsburg say yes.

Amid teacher hiring binge, Philly union cries foul – Philadelphia…

First Teachers Union in Post-Katrina New Orleans Inks…

Bellevue schools consider banning many short-term suspensions | The Seattle Times

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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