• A former city teacher describes the proliferate sex, theft and paperwork at her middle school. (Buzzfeed)
  • An educator has a roundup of the policies that are affecting classrooms this school year. (Answer Sheet)
  • Teacher: Mayor Bloomberg’s call to change sexual misconduct laws won’t solve problems. (Schoolbook)
  • California teachers are busily planning their Common Core rollout as school year approaches. (Marin IJ)
  • A Philadelphia principal worries recent cheating scandals corrode the public’s trust in teachers. (HuffPo)
  • The Learning Network blog offers a last-minute roadmap for back-to-school curriculum planning.
  • A testing policy analyst forsees challenges in post-No Child Left Behind climate. (Answer Sheet)
  • A teacher recalls the anxieties of the new school year’s beginning and last one’s end. (Ed in the Apple)
  • President Obama’s speech decrying larger class sizes galvanized parent activists.(NYC PS Parents)