• A high school sports reporter describes his interactions with the “disgraceful, inept” PSAL. (S.I. Advance)
  • Republican mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis says he’d make Tom Allon schools chief. (Politicker)
  • Apply now to make like Lois Kivelson and bring an Olympian to your students. (Classroom Champions)
  • Rahm Emanuel’s kids’ principal: Student test scores shouldn’t be used to rate teachers. (In These Times)
  • A California fifth-grader explains her state’s teacher hiring and firing rules. (YouTube via Mike Petrilli)
  • States that won Race to the Top funds can ask for an extra year to fulfill their promises. (Politics K-12)
  • Behind the counter-intuitive practice of sending home students who don’t want to be at school. (Slate)
  • D.C.’s charter schools board wants less reliance on zero-tolerance policies. (Washington Examiner)
  • An advocate of longer school days describes the ones she saw in a trip to Cuba. (ExpandEd Learning)
  • When top officials took Rhode Island students’ standardized test, they weren’t happy. (Answer Sheet)