• Schools where students take Advanced Placement exams but few pass get credit, too. (Class Struggle)
  • Students and teachers from the iSchool discuss the city’s new social media policies. (Schoolbook)
  • Sixth graders from the NYC Lab School tied for first place in a national chess competition. (DNAinfo)
  • A teacher warns about the potential consequences of a letter-grade scheme for the MTA. (Jose Vilson)
  • A teacher accreditation council approved the first non-higher education prep program. (Teacher Beat)
  • Hess: Romney should outline ed policy stances and critique the Obama administration. (Straight Up)
  • Romney could win Latino votes with proposals for high-needs students. (Learning the Language)
  • Some principals worry about student achievement plummeting over the summer. (Hechinger Report)
  • A rubric for better conversation about test scores and student performance. (Shanker Blog)
  • Lightning struck P.S. 167 in Crown Heights during class today, frightening students. (DNAInfo)