• Here’s what New York City’s version of a gifted & talented program looked like 60 years ago. (Life)
  • Principals in Philadelphia schools suspected of cheating have remained in their positions. (Notebook)
  • A TFA student coordinator pens a long rebuke to another college student’s critique. (Rational Reformer)
  • TNTP’s ‘Irreplaceables’ sells short a teacher’s ability to improve professionally. (This Week in Education)
  • A parent whose children took part in a canceled healthy foods program laments its end. (NYC Parents)
  • Study: Texas charter schools tend to enroll fewer high needs students than district schools. (Ravitch)
  • “Money Talks” considers the costs of the education sector’s embrace of big business. (WNYC)
  • Teacher: those who excel don’t need special encouragement to stay in teaching. (Pissed Off Teacher)
  • Baker: Study on vouchers should not be used to argue for more school vouchers. (School Finance 101)
  • Randi Weingarten said all of the Chancellor’s District schools turned around in two years. (MSNBC)
  • A reminder: GothamSchools will be published on a limited capacity next week. Enjoy the rest of break!