Pokémon Go Lesson Plans, The “Trump Effect” On 3rd Graders, & More

Educators see gold in Pokémon Go – USA Today ow.ly/RO43302jcgx

The Republican National Convention and Education: What to Watch For blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

Why Are Third-Graders Afraid of Donald Trump? – The Atlantic theatlantic.com/education/arch…

The skeptical left is lining up to make sure Hillary Clinton keeps her promises to progressives – LA Times ow.ly/RPOo302kyww

New York City’s Great Middle-School Divide – The Atlantic theatlantic.com/education/arch…

Charter school and union unite on wanting L.A. Unified to pay retiree benefits for charter teachers – LA Times ow.ly/rXcT302kyxA

San Diego County Schools superintendent to be placed on leave – LA Times ow.ly/6Bkm302kHv6

Should D.C.’s Next Schools Chancellor Be A Local? wamu.org/programs/the_k…

Paying for education must go beyond classrooms, advocates say – Seattle Times seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

What’s Gone Wrong – and Right – at San Diego High  voiceofsandiego.org/topics/educati…

Task Force Grills Chicago Officials Over Additions wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

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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.