Roundup: Reform Groups Upset With Platform Changes, Plus More

Democrats make education revisions to 2016 platform — and DFER is furious – Washington Post ow.ly/AuYP302aWBr

New Survey Finds Education is Top Political Issue for Young Americans  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

See also Associated Press ow.ly/Hua9302cDmI

Explaining the ‘scandals, lies and incivility’ of the 2016 election to teens  feedproxy.google.com/~r/NewshourHea…

Nevada accepts $1.8M settlement over student testing program | Las Vegas Review-Journal ow.ly/ake8302cECd

SF principals defy school board, hire Teach for America recruits – San Francisco Chronicle ow.ly/GqBR302b0Vn

8 candidates, 4 seats: A preview of the Minneapolis school board race minnpost.com/education/2016…

How many Massachusetts students are on charter school waitlists? About 32,646, state says | masslive.com ow.ly/oufz302b2GA

Christie school aid plan ‘the antithesis of fairness,’ group says | NJ.com ow.ly/twNb302b5zM

Charter School Company Blasts “Shameless” California Attorney General  buzzfeed.com/mollyhensleycl…

When Finnish students visit an American high school, it’s mutual admiration washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

After big splash, scaled-back Rocketship still finding its way – Milwaukee JS pllqt.it/0Jci0X

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.