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BACK TO SCHOOL/CHARLOTTESVILLE

‘Charlottesville might be changed for me forever’: Students contemplate return to school after deadly rally wapo.st/2w44IW9?tid=ss…

As school begins, teachers mull how to teach Charlottesville conflict usat.ly/2wYA1hb via @USATODA

School’s back. Here are eight new things you should know about L.A. Unified latimes.com/local/educatio…

Budget Impasse Forces Districts to Cut Staff, Put Positions On Hold courant.com/education/hc-s…

Celebrating Back To School At A Time Of Uncertainty wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

ESSA

Trump Education Dept. Responds to Colorado’s ESSA Plan blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig

Feds to Colorado: You must count students who opt out of standardized tests chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

CHARTER, VOUCHER POLL RESULTS

Surprise, Trump’s Education Ideas Are Polarizing n.pr/2utg998

Poll: Support for charters drops markedly over past year abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS…

New Survey Shows Sharp Decline in Support for Public Charter Schools Over Past Year @The74 bit.ly/2uDMUR4

Charter schools take a hit in nationwide poll edsource.org/2017/charter-s…

Fewer Than 1 in 3 Americans Support Kids Opting out of Tests; About Half Confused on What ‘Opt Out’ Means @The74 bit.ly/2vu8tkA

Head of Democrats for Education Reform resigned from board of Success Academy, highlighting split in charter world chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

OTHER TUESDAY NEWS

Teachers of color reflect on navigating a mostly white education system minnpost.com/education/2017…

Two Atlanta Educators Convicted in Test-Cheating Scandal Lose Appeals blogs.edweek.org/edweek/Distric…

Audit: NYC issued $2.7 billion in noncompetitive education contracts — and often violates its own rules chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

Race for state schools chief another proxy between rivals cabinetreport.com/politics-educa…

Washington schools see bilingual students as future bilingual educators seattletimes.com/education-lab/…

A Boot Camp Prepares Young Artists for High School Auditions wnyc.org/story/boot-cam…

More dark clouds gather over ‘Reading Rainbow’ legal wrangling current.org/2017/08/more-d…