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See also: Few New York Schools See High Lead Levels in Water wnyc.org/story/drinking…

In presidential race, education matters most to youth nola.com/education/inde…

States Progressing on Teacher-Prep Accountability—But Big Gaps Remain  blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacher…

Public Schools? To Kansas Conservatives, They’re ‘Government Schools’nytimes.com/2016/07/10/us/

California wants to grade school performance with colors instead of a single number latimes.com/local/educatio…

How Washington state failed to protect schoolchildren from earthquake danger kuow.org/post/heads-san…

DeRay McKesson Back In Baltimore After Baton Rouge Arrest « CBS Baltimore ow.ly/GdeD302dFDr

NYC Law Requires Tampons in Public Schools, Jails abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto…

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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.