Best Education Journalism of the Week (July 30 – August 5, 2016)

Twitter image posted by the Baltimore Sun’s Erica L. Green from this week’s NABJNAHJ16 Conference

BEST OF THE WEEK:

EdWeek: D.C. Cops Must Pay $539K for Illegally Enrolling Their Children in D.C. Schools https://t.co/w4gyTLpa8O

The American Prospect: California’s Ed Reform Wars http://ow.ly/lYwf302Y69M

The 74: NAACP May Double Down on Charter School Opposition as Civil Rights Allies Strongly Disagree  http://ow.ly/eU92302Y46p

See also Coalition Including Black Lives Matter Calls for ‘Fully Funded Education’ nzzl.us/yP7eVnh (edWeek) and #Vision4BlackLives Agenda Highlights School Reform Critics’ Priorities (With Some Key Exceptions) http://ow.ly/InOt302Y7vW (TWIE)

Boston Globe: Pro-charter effort begins massive TV ad campaign https://t.co/a1OL8ugBGF

LA Times: State teachers union has given more than $13 million to extend income taxes on wealthy Californians https://t.co/JJPt62clXI

Chalkbeat: Four things to know about the Colorado school Hillary Clinton is visiting on Wednesday https://t.co/pLIz55TSnv

LA Times: Some CA charter schools discriminate on websites, ACLU report says https://t.co/7JFszTjw9G

The Atlantic: One Principal, Two Schools – an “unfortunate compromise” https://t.co/2JB43x3P2O

NJ Spotlight: Court Challenge Likely for New HS Graduation Requirements  ow.ly/xsC1302VfPC

Washington Post: ‘Men don’t wear clip-on ties.’ A new all-male high school gets a head start. nzzl.us/UByizNh

US News: The New Era of Education Accountability https://t.co/1klPjGo9Tq

Reuters: ‘Massive’ security breach exposes hundreds of new SAT questions nzzl.us/v8hclwr

WBEZ Chicago: Integration Of Schools Thwarted By City Leaders http://ow.ly/fFWx302Y72P

FROM THE GRADE:

Black/Hispanic Journo Conf Highlights Need for More Education Reporters  ow.ly/smxA302QKnP

How EdMedia Funders (& a Bit of Public Shaming) Could Improve Research Reporting https://t.co/lpIzytbtFG

Bad Habits Journos Should Avoid When School Starts Back Up ow.ly/f4ln302O6KZ

Collaboration Behind 2015 This American Life’s School Segregation Series ow.ly/ltNW302OnMk

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.