• Children’s depictions of the city’s school bus strike include both humor and sad stories. (Times)
  • A teacher says good conversation followed when his principal created a safe space. (Ed on the Plate)
  • A science teacher argues for ditching textbooks and making lessons interesting instead. (TED)
  • A Caucasian teacher says he’d like guidance for teaching about Black History Month. (NYCDOEnuts)
  • There are many different players in New York City’s tumultuous world of education politics. (WSJ)
  • Survey data show that teachers are often less satisfied with their schools than parents are. (SchoolBook)
  • Like many educators, city teachers had to sign loyalty oaths during World War I. (Dana Goldstein)
  • Here’s Diane Ravitch’s wish list for Obama’s State of the Union take on education. (Answer Sheet)
  • A new online tool allows users to rank city schools by their state math and reading scores. (DNAInfo)
  • Whoever said schools oughtn’t teach Latin never tried to break news of a pope’s resignation. (Daily Intel)