• Pearson’s new CEO James Fallon says he will pursue emerging education markets.  (Answer Sheet)
  • StudentsFirstNY’s education director takes aim at the UFT’s recent teacher evaluations op/ed. (SFNY)
  • High school students who want a TED Talk experience can apply now for TED Youth. (TED blog)
  • A film that documenting first-generation college students needs help funding distribution. (Kickstarter)
  • Fahari Academy tops the list of the charter schools with the highest student attrition rates. (SchoolBook)
  • A union analyst says it’s not attrition but whether new students arrive that is important. (Edwize)
  • A teacher laments the disappearance of his school’s basic yet effective data system. (NYC Educator)
  • Chicago’s teacher salaries and school days are now more in line with national averages. (Russo)
  • A teacher-in-training says Chicago’s new teacher contract should help teachers be better. (Catalyst)
  • Last night’s debate contained some blasts from the past for longtime ed policy observers. (Sara Mead)