AM News: Biding Time Until Today's Obamacare Decision
Which Districts Are Getting Race to the Top Buzz? PoliticsK-12: According to a survey of "education insiders" recently published by Whiteboard Advisors, the smart money is on the Los Angeles Unified School District. You also probably wouldn't go broke betting on Hillsborough County Schools in Florida.
Segregation Fear Sinks Charter School WSJ: Nashville school officials have rejected a proposal to open a charter school in a middle-class part of the city, highlighting a broader national battle over efforts by operators of such publicly financed, privately run schools to expand into more affluent areas.
New Congressional Nominee Favors Subsidizing Private Schools NYT: Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, hot off primary night where he won the Democratic nomination for Congress, set off a controversy when he came out in favor of support for private and religious schools -- but not for vouchers.
Teach for America Alumns Take Aim at State Office Stateline: At least six TFA alumni are running for state legislatures this year, and many others are running for boards of education. Like Ferguson and Johnston, most of these former teachers likely will have to overcome union opposition to win.
Mike Turzai, GOP Lawmaker Behind Controversial Voter ID Remark, Was Backed by Education Union HuffPostEdu: Turzai, however, has received some support from the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), which -- like other labor unions -- is traditionally a constituency that backs Democrats.