Best Education Journalism of the Week (October 3-7, 2016)

BEST OF THE WEEK

NYT: The Unintended Consequences of Taking a Hard Line on School Discipline https://t.co/p2LirCRo83

NPR: Can A School District Help Diversify A Fire Department? https://t.co/u4k71B1Ysw

NPR: Why Busing Didn’t End School Segregation ow.ly/kVLF100lNG9

Hechinger Report: The anonymous town that was the model of desegregation – Hechinger Report pllqt.it/BiyZFw

Boston Globe: How New England prep schools allowed accused sexual predators to move on to other jobs in education https://t.co/b0aG8pDGS7

Politico NY: Possible NYC mayoral challengers careful to praise district schools at charter rally pllqt.it/qGvYP5

Denver Post:Denver Public Schools details response to black educators’ concerns about racism https://t.co/8EBpYzYUUW

WBEZ Chicago: CPS Screening Process Discriminated Against Black Candidates  https://t.co/VYzC5SwgFu

Jacobin: The *Other* Chicago Teachers’ Strike https://t.co/IlmY2U6F5H

Hechinger Report: Chinese “parachute kids” who come to the U.S. for middle or high school can have a tough time https://t.co/Eehsr8MT1n

Detroit Free Press: Detroit school lawsuit: Does U.S. Constitution guarantee literacy? https://t.co/6w1vX8Crt2

WSJ: Chicago’s Troubled Schools Made Wall Street $110 Million https://t.co/22Jzl7X7OW

Seattle Public Radio: No more homework, say many Seattle elementary schools https://t.co/jNDjsEItPL

FROM THE GRADE

7 Resources to Help Avoid Racial Blind Spots

Education Reporters Heading To Chicago To Learn New Federal Law http://ow.ly/pm0F304XQ1Q

KICKERS

Daily Texan: Refugee student experience in US schools not always easy pllqt.it/ONGYLS

The Seventy Four: The Yale Study on Pre-K Teachers and Bias Didn’t Find What You Think it Found https://t.co/isu9Y19PHx

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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.