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What should America do about its worst public schools? States still don’t seem to know. washingtonpost.com/local/educatio…

The Public Schools Near Betsy DeVos’ Hometown Are Doing Great npr.org/2017/08/07/540…

LA Schools And Charters : NPR ow.ly/p2Jd30ed4RN @nickmelvoin interviewed by @lourdesgnavarro

Denver teachers union, members of progressive wing diverge on key school board races chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/…

 Suicide rate for teenage girls hits 40-year high miamiherald.com/news/nation-wo…

Teach for America is sending more teachers into NYC this year — and it might have Donald Trump to thank chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

 This School District Asked Real-Estate Agents To Help Rekindle Its Reputation npr.org/sections/ed/20…

MS-13 Gang Crackdown Relies on ‘Questionable’ Evidence From Schools wnyc.org/story/ms13-gan…

To Curb Chicago’s Gun Violence, Foundations To Provide Jobs And Therapy To Shooters wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

School Vouchers For Broad Swath of Families On The Table In IL School Funding Fight wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Seattle School Board: Front-runners make slight gains in three contested races seattletimes.com/seattle-news/e…

Five things we still don’t know about who is in New York City’s Absent Teacher Reserve chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2017/…

Fast Times at Ridgemont High is turning 35. Learn it. Know it. Live it. vox.com/culture/2017/8… via @voxdotcom [Also: Why ‘One Eight Seven’ Is Secretly One of the Best Teacher Movies of All Time theringer.com/one-eight-seve…]