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

Donald Trump Promotes School Choice, Bashes ‘Bureaucrats’ in Speech…

The software that could have saved Melania Trump from her plagiarism debacle -Recode

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

Smarter Balanced test: Delaware first state to release results…

New York Seeks to Ban Suspensions for Youngest Students… See also WSJ:

Racial Disparity in Discipline Persists While Suspensions Drop in New York City Schools…

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

A Persistent Divide: New Federal Data Explores Education Disparities…

Rauner Once Called Chicago Teachers ‘Virtually Illiterate’…
Back-to-School Spending Set to Rise 11% as Confidence Grows – Bloomberg

Groundbreaking efforts keeping teens out of Georgia’s criminal justice system | WSB-TV

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

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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