Remainders: GOP ticket divided on standardized testing
Though Mitt Romney is a fan, Paul Ryan has said his biggest gripe with NCLB is testing. (
HuffPo) Ladies and gentlemen: the 2012 edition of the top Tweeters in education policy. (
EducationNext) Officials said they will have a heavy hand in turnaround schools this school year. (
Schoolbook) Chicago teachers moved one step closer to striking in response to the latest salary offer. (
Catalyst) Paul Tough’s new book on character tackles a new paradigm in how children learn. (
Times) Union advocates protested outside the homes of StudentsFirstNY board members. (
CAP-NY) Democrats are more optimistic about the Common Core standards than Republicans. (
EdMedia) A teacher says his advocacy is his way to serve kids outside of the classroom. (
NYC Educator) A college-bound Hispanic high school student from the Bronx fears he’s not prepared. (
Hechinger) Student enrollment centers for new arrivals in the school system will open next week. (
InsideSchools) Eva Moskowitz did an hourlong interview with Northeast Public Radio to promote her book. (
The Observer lauds the latest tenure numbers and says Bloomberg’s overhaul is all but complete.
A humorous slideshow of misspellings and grammatical errors in the ‘back to school’ spirit. For the last week of summer break, GothamSchools will be publishing for breaking news only.