• Senate education bills “solely” about NYC will have to pass through a new subcommittee. (CapTon)
  • A poem about a teachers contract more important than what’s between the city and union. (City Room)
  • As lawmakers return to session this month, Common Core and school safety are top priorities. (EdWeek)
  • One of Mario Cuomo’s proposals in his 1988 state address was to grow early education. (FERA Twitter)
  • Randi Weingarten recommends that schools should decide if they want armed guards or not. (HuffPo)
  • A reporter read the Mark Zuckerberg donation emails from Newark so we don’t have to. (Fast Company)
  • A former education advocate in New York City is now making a splash in North Carolina (UNC TV)
  • Gary Rubinstein says the latest MET study masks a lack of correlation found in value-added scores.