• Gov. Cuomo said he’s still optimistic about a teacher evaluation deal by Thursday. (State Ed Watch)
  • Jodi Rudoren, the New York Times’ education editor, will head the paper’s Jerusalem bureau. (Politico)
  • Principal Bernard Gassaway explains his strategy to improve Boys & Girls High School. (Insideschools)
  • A look at the teacher quality initiatives in President Obama’s proposed budget. (Teacher Beat)
  • A teacher outlines what would help his school improve instead of “turnaround.” (GS Community)
  • One woman’s suggestions for the state education commission that doesn’t yet exist. (SchoolBook)
  • A nerdy group of edu-Twitterers have been posting 140-character “eduvalentines.” (Twitter) Here’s a few: