Roundup: BlackLives Protests, Online Charter Settles, Detracking In Seattle

CA settles with online charter accused of financial violations – LA Times ow.ly/8jf43026vVg

Fears over Common Core were unfounded, officials say – The Ohio Daily Standard Archive ow.ly/E1Wn3026qnd

On Aspire test, 68% hit mark in English – Arkansas Online ow.ly/mU7J3026qiU

ESSA accountability comments pour in – POLITICO ow.ly/wdtw30245Gv

Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Aide Indicted Over Education Nonprofit – WSJ ow.ly/M6hl3027DiI

Why Massachusetts is rethinking its strict English immersion law for schools- PRI pri.org/stories/2016-0…

Why High School Students Need More Than College Prep – NPR npr.org/sections/ed/20…

Some Seattle schools end ‘tracking’ in push for equity and success – The Seattle Times ow.ly/qaf93027CaJ

Black Lives Matter Activist Mckesson Released From Jail- ABCNews abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/b…

Goodwill is opening a D.C. charter school to help adults get a high school diploma- Washington Post washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

The inspiring way hundreds of Asian Americans are teaching their families about Black Lives Matter – Washington Post ow.ly/v0ND3026EQ1

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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.