Best Education Journalism of the Week (July 16-22, 2016)

BEST OF THE WEEK

NYT: Mike Pence’s Record on Education Is One of Turmoil and Mixed Results  https://t.co/0BuPEZ3pQL

American RadioWorks:Race in Suburban Schools ow.ly/EPBD302k3FE

Columbus Dispatch: Charter backers take attendance fight to Cleveland, some delegates not impressed  ow.ly/1Ja5302qu5W

After 2 Years, Progress Is Hard to See in Some Struggling NYC Schools https://t.co/DuauaiiUjn

WSJ: Over Union Objections, NYC Officials Want to End School Suspensions for Younger Children  ow.ly/CeaS302v8rb

NPR: Top researchers are signing on to a letter suggesting a simple, yet profound, tweak to new federal regulations. https://t.co/GD8OASivUR

Tribune: Illinois Governer Rauner Once Called Chicago Teachers ‘Virtually Illiterate’ https://t.co/iAScw36Cta

Newsworks: In Erie, a microcosm of Pennsylvania’s struggle for education equity https://t.co/UJlYe20whs

Chalkbeat: Advocates seize chance to push for Upper West Side school desegregation, but face stiff resistance https://t.co/RwuqBWYAwC

THE GRADE

It’s Not Too Soon To Be Rethinking Your Education Coverage For Next Year ow.ly/uEfw302oXJq

EWA Fellowship Projects Coming Soon – Can They Stand Out? ow.ly/4xXy302hWJr

NYT Schools Interactive Still On “Most-Emailed” List Months Later ow.ly/SJB9302u9AT

KICKER

Digg: Middle Schoolers Print New Leg For Cute Penguin https://t.co/4oMjztzYSg

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.