Roundup: MD Parents Stole DC Education, Some CA Charters Screen Parents, & More

Today in education news.

Maryland couple fined more than $500,000 for sending kids to D.C. schools – The Washington Post http://ow.ly/6DSA302Q4Cx

D.C. Cops Must Pay $539K for Illegally Enrolling Their Children in D.C. Schools blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric…

Report charges many charter schools exclude children in violation of the law edsource.org/2016/report-ch…

1 in 5 charter schools ‘illegally’ screens applicants, report says  scpr.org/news/2016/08/0…

De Blasio Claims Bragging Rights on Test Score Gains – WNYC  ow.ly/gSYO302Q2Cc

A Fifth of New York Students Opted Out of This Year’s Common Core State Exams blogs.edweek.org/edweek/state_e…

New York’s Testing Landscape Changes and Scores Get Better, Opt-Out Movement Holds Steady | The 74 ow.ly/QR1n302Pozn

New York City reading scores leap, matching state average for first time ckbe.at/2aWxw5i

Stand for Tennessee Floods School Board Races with Money | Nashville Scene ow.ly/WefW302Q43V

CA teachers union has given more than $13M to extend income taxes on wealthy – LA Times pllqt.it/2soxeG

Pull of neighborhood schools remains weak in Milwaukee  jsonline.com/news/education…

What Boston’s Preschools Get Right  theatlantic.com/education/arch…

With 600 vacancies, CCSD turns to long-term subs, out-of-state teachers – Las Vegas Sun Mobile ow.ly/MIfC302PlWF

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.