Roundup: Kaine’s Wife, Rauner’s Apology, and More

Meet Tim Kaine’s wife, a longtime child welfare advocate and Virginia’s secretary of education washingtonpost.com/news/education…

NB: DFER education panels begin at 11 AM today.

Illinois Gov. Apologizes for Calling Chicago Teachers ‘Illiterate’ bit.ly/29ZfnUC

Are summer ‘camps’ the next frontier in helping disadvantaged students catch up? washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

Civil-Rights Marchers: US Still Needs to Address Inequality  abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/c…

2 re-elected to Orleans Parish School Board nola.com/education/inde…

New teachers rate higher academically than in the past seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

40 years after desegregation ruling, core problems remain  jsonline.com/news/education…

Eric Contreras, a Former Teacher, Named Principal of Stuyvesant – WSJ  ow.ly/baLq302zHmT

More than a thousand people turned out for the prom of a Wisconsin teen choosing to die. usat.ly/29Vb7o3

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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.