• A parent and child psychologist says attendance is a problematic way to screen students. (SchoolBook)
  • Advocates for physical education in schools will rally Thursday, not for the first time. (Insideschools)
  • An Idaho legislator wants to make all students read Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged.” (Spokesman-Review)
  • The new early childhood education chief in North Carolina has lobbied against pre-K. (WRAL)
  • Negotiations over education legislation are an essential plot point of Netflix’s “House of Cards.” (Russo)
  • A student at the Seattle school where teachers are boycotting state tests offers support. (Facebook)
  • Even states that collect lots of data about teachers collect little about principals, a study found. (EdWeek)
  • Germany’s education minister was found to have plagiarized her dissertation but won’t resign. (BBC)