• Researchers have concluded that low-performing students more often have new teachers. (Sara Mead)
  • New York’s Ultra-Orthodox Jews are running out of school space as their population expands. (Haaretz)
  • Why teachers unions are following Chicago’s strike with a public relations blitz. (Washington Times)
  • Andy Rotherham: Chicago’s strike added resistance as a viable option for union leaders. (Eduwonk)
  • A report by labor unions that represent city school facilities workers says more work is needed. (SEIU)
  • Cincinnati’s “cradle-to-career” partnership has given rise to a national network called Strive. (MSNBC)
  • Former “turnaround” schools are hoping to mend their image before their annual reviews. (SchoolBook)
  • Predictions about the future of the Absent Teacher Reserve touch on time and law. (Chaz’s School Daze)
  • Parents protested outside the Education Nation showing of “Won’t Back Down” Sunday night. (EdVox)
  • A principal describes how his school has gotten better by his staff working together. (Practical Theory)
  • An Arkansas career academy emphasizes students’ personalities and learning styles. (Hechinger)
  • Even though it doesn’t have to, D.C. is promising outsized gains for stagnant schools. (Class Struggle)
  • A teacher says the first day of school is one of “fronting” for students and teachers alike. (Edwize)