BEST OF THE WEEK

Washington Post: ‘He knew the kids and they loved him’: MN shooting victim was an adored school cafeteria manager – https://t.co/wDxMZEARU6<

See also: TIME: Philando Castile was a role model to hundreds of kids, colleagues say: ‘This man mattered’  

Politico: Clinton’s charter school comments prompt boos at teachers union event http://ow.ly/szli3024196

See also Slate: Hillary Clinton is the teachers’ candidate. What changed? http://ow.ly/M1Vt3023Zsc

NYT: Hillary Clinton Embraces Ideas From Bernie Sanders’s College Tuition Plan https://t.co/JpGOBB4LXo

KPCC: How a charter network’s leaders use student reviews to change how they teach  https://t.co/yocVpLH4hc<

US News: Education Department Continues to Prod States to Rethink Testing https://t.co/FF1U0zKNuk<

LA Weekly: LA Parents Pay Dearly to Be Near Good Schools <

LA Times: After months of negotiations, a nonprofit will manage 20th Street Elementary School https://t.co/mRIph0CYgz

Charlotte Observer: Chinese investors are silent partners in the struggling Thunderbird Prep charter school https://t.co/Fzi6kiRAOU

NYT: Small Steps, but No Major Push, to Integrate New York’s Schools https://t.co/Q5Zv0hT7ha

Hechinger Report: Schools are under federal pressure to translate for immigrant parents https://t.co/GPFLf0qaaV

FROM “THE GRADE”

Washington Post Highlights School Role In Tragedy 

Fellowship Program Recruits Journalists With Hardship Experience

[White] NYC Reporters Talk NYC Schools

KICKER

The Guardian: No grades, no timetable: Top-performing Berlin school turns teaching upside down