• The state’s new mandatory kindergarten law appears to conflict with the city’s rules. (Insideschools)
  • A math teacher describes a 2010 visit to School of One and its underwhelming results. (Gary Rubinstein)
  • A seasoned teacher offers advice for her newest colleagues, teachers hired recently. (Mrs. Ripp)
  • Academics propose giving all teachers bonuses but taking them away from low-performers. (Atlantic)
  • Sally Ride, the pioneering astronaut who died Monday, championed STEM for girls. (Curriculum Matters)
  • A principal ponders the tension between “deep knowing” and “knowing about.” (Practical Theory)
  • Success Academies polled District 2 voters and found that 61 percent want new schools. (Success)
  • A teacher says he still hasn’t made up his mind about whether the Common Core is good. (Jose Vilson)
  • Sol Stern: The Common Core makes curriculum a reform tool. (City Journal via Core Knowledge)