Roundup: Trump Backs Choice, DE Releases Common Core Results, & More

Donald Trump Promotes School Choice, Bashes ‘Bureaucrats’ in Speech blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig…

The software that could have saved Melania Trump from her plagiarism debacle -Recode  pllqt.it/47Ujqu

Student Debt Helps, Not Harms, the U.S. Economy, White House Says – Real Time Economics – WSJ  ow.ly/L3ym302tKqS

Smarter Balanced test: Delaware first state to release results  newsworks.org/index.php/loca…

New York Seeks to Ban Suspensions for Youngest Students wnyc.org/story/new-york… See also WSJ: ow.ly/CeaS302v8rb

Racial Disparity in Discipline Persists While Suspensions Drop in New York City Schools wnyc.org/story/school-a…

Upper West Side parents knock Education Dept.’s rezoning plans – NY Daily News  ow.ly/xLaO302tERh

A Persistent Divide: New Federal Data Explores Education Disparities edweek.org/ew/section/mul…

Rauner Once Called Chicago Teachers ‘Virtually Illiterate’  abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/r…
Back-to-School Spending Set to Rise 11% as Confidence Grows – Bloomberg  ow.ly/6X8N302v9jO

Groundbreaking efforts keeping teens out of Georgia’s criminal justice system | WSB-TV  ow.ly/sDfq302v9j4

All seven Orleans Parish School Board districts now have candidates, and so far two races are contested. bit.ly/2a8yXzM #nolaed

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.