• To show how hard they work, Chicago teachers are grading papers in public spaces. (Ed Notes)
  • The New York Times’ resident data expert crunches the numbers on progress reports. (Schoolbook)
  • More on the conference about alternatives to school closures, from one of the organizers. (EdVox)
  • Analysis by USDOE’s civil rights office found pay gaps for teachers of minority students. (Teacher Beat)
  • One possible conclusion of a new study is that teachers slack off as they plan to leave. (Teacher Beat)
  • A “Global Report Card” concludes that top American districts underperform internationally. (Ed Next)
  • The head of the NEA says “Education Nation” was more teacher-friendly this year. (Hechinger Report)
  • The top lawyer for the state teachers union explains why the union sued over evaluations. (NYSUT)
  • A meeting in Manhattan tonight takes on, again, the issue of District 2 crowding. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • Does a new exam in California’s, for 4- and 5-year olds, set children up for failure? (Joanne Jacobs)
  • Rick Hess confesses his core beliefs about education policy: “I’m no contrarian.” (Rick Hess Straight Up)