Roundup: New Jersey Joins New Mexico With PARCC Grad Requirement

New Jersey Joins NM As Second State to Require PARCC Passage for Graduation – EdWeek ow.ly/PMnM302WbUp

More High School Students Are Graduating With Dual-Language Proficiency – The Atlantic ow.ly/iy4E302XjSo

What If High School Were More Like Kindergarten? theatlantic.com/education/arch…

Pro-charter effort begins massive TV ad campaign – The Boston Globe ow.ly/i5c7302XhXK

The Kindergarten Shock voiceofsandiego.org/topics/educati…

Some Chicago Teachers Think School Integration Plan Still Possible Despite Rejection From City Officials wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

MoCo sees rise in abuse reports amid increased efforts to protect kids  washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

After School Satan Club proposal spurs debate on religious activity in public schools washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

How U.S. Charter Schools May Be Tied to Turkey’s Political Unrest  wnyc.org/story/charter-…

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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.