• Cami Anderson, a top NYC school official, will be Newark’s new superintendent. (Star-Ledger, WSJ)
  • Honoring National Teacher Appreciation Day with a local thank-you tweet. (#thankateachernyc)
  • Ed Sec Arne Duncan’s teacher appreciation letter is receiving critical comments. (Ed.gov, Edweek)
  • A retired teacher’s new blog fact-checks the city’s education reporters. (Untamed Teacher via Ed Notes)
  • What to do if you want to go to public high school in September but didn’t apply. (Insideschools)
  • On New York City’s two DOEs: Dennis Walcott’s and Shael Polakow-Suransky’s. (Ed in the Apple)
  • Near Ground Zero, Stuyvesant High School students reflect on Osama bin Laden’s death. (City Room)
  • The post-Osama invention of a Martin Luther King quote is a lesson plan on punctuation. (Atlantic)
  • Why is a May 12 labor rally unlike all other rallies? Because it involves teaching. (GS Community)
  • An involved parent shares an open letter about issues with this year’s CEC elections. (NYC PS Parents)
  • There might still be room at tomorrow’s screening of a new documentary on Pace HS. (GS Calendar)
  • Michelle Obama’s fitness-focused dance moves were caught on tape at a school today. (Jezebel)
  • There are just 223 black teachers in Denver’s schools, down in the last decade. (Ed News Colorado)
  • Atlanta’s Board of Education has announced it will stop communicating with the press. (WABE)
  • A teacher describes what standardized tests are like for the students who don’t pass them. (GOOD)