Roundup: NEA at the RNC, Clinton Speaks at AFT, & More

At GOP Convention, NEA Thanks Republicans for Help Enacting ESSA – Politics K-12 pllqt.it/RDZfkq

See also: NEA Adds $1.4 Million to Massachusetts Anti-Charter Campaign | Intercepts ow.ly/Fqyb302mE7k

In AFT Talk, Hillary Clinton Doubles Down on Support for Teachers – Teacher Beat – Education Week ow.ly/z7nL302njQK

A Harsh Critique Of Federally Funded Pre-K npr.org/sections/ed/20…

After 2 Years, Progress Is Hard to See in Some Struggling City Schools – The New York Times ow.ly/MoD4302o5Yx

Opting out of Common Core testing slightly up statewide, despite drop in Clark County – Las Vegas Sun News ow.ly/gKcX302mHeQ

U.S. students win prestigious International Math Olympiad – for second straight year washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sh…

Proposed Texas textbook describes Mexican-Americans as ‘lazy,’ new coalition works to block it washingtonpost.com/news/education…

Denver Public Schools set to strip nearly 50 teachers of tenure after poor evaluations denverpost.com/2016/07/18/den…

How racially diverse is your school? Use our interactive to find out seattletimes.com/seattle-news/d…

Oklahoma City School Board approves modified charter school expansion  mediabullpen.com/view/oklahoma-…

DPS superintendent describes what he learned abroad  denverpost.com/2016/07/18/dps…

Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith Retires . News | OPB pllqt.it/piZUNn

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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.