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


EdWeek: D.C. Cops Must Pay $539K for Illegally Enrolling Their Children in D.C. Schools

The American Prospect: California’s Ed Reform Wars

The 74: NAACP May Double Down on Charter School Opposition as Civil Rights Allies Strongly Disagree

See also Coalition Including Black Lives Matter Calls for ‘Fully Funded Education’  (edWeek) and #Vision4BlackLives Agenda Highlights School Reform Critics’ Priorities (With Some Key Exceptions) (TWIE)

Boston Globe: Pro-charter effort begins massive TV ad campaign

LA Times: State teachers union has given more than $13 million to extend income taxes on wealthy Californians

Chalkbeat: Four things to know about the Colorado school Hillary Clinton is visiting on Wednesday

LA Times: Some CA charter schools discriminate on websites, ACLU report says

The Atlantic: One Principal, Two Schools – an “unfortunate compromise”

NJ Spotlight: Court Challenge Likely for New HS Graduation Requirements  

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

US News: The New Era of Education Accountability

Reuters: ‘Massive’ security breach exposes hundreds of new SAT questions 

WBEZ Chicago: Integration Of Schools Thwarted By City Leaders


Black/Hispanic Journo Conf Highlights Need for More Education Reporters  

How EdMedia Funders (& a Bit of Public Shaming) Could Improve Research Reporting

Bad Habits Journos Should Avoid When School Starts Back Up

Collaboration Behind 2015 This American Life’s School Segregation Series

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