• What are those “informational texts” the Common Core prioritizes? Here’s a reading list. (Answer Sheet)
  • In Oklahoma, any family that wants to send their children to high-quality pre-K can. (American Prospect)
  • The Evander Childs Campus in the Bronx was without a library for five years, until now. (New Visions)
  • Five unanswered questions about Race to the Top-District start with why there are finalists. (Politics K-12)
  • The demise of desegregation offers lessons for those working toward educational equity now. (Atlantic)
  • UFT chief Michael Mulgrew is at 13 of 100 powerful New Yorkers. Dennis Walcott is at 57. (City & State)
  • A top female student won a full ride to Stanford, the “Brooklyn Castle” chess teacher reports. (ES’s Blog)
  • Chicago missed out on charter-district collaboration funds because of its change at the top. (Catalyst)
  • A city teacher says a broken school choice system fuels the city’s low college readiness rate. (HuffPo)
  • Another looming teacher evaluation logistical issue: Student-Learning Objectives. (Ed in the Apple)