• In an open letter to Chancellor Walcott, city parents demand concessions on testing. (Diane Ravitch)
  • Sound familiar? New Orleans parents can leave struggling schools, but there’s nowhere to go. (Lens)
  • Michelle Rhee says educators should be clamoring for hard-to-find school spending data. (S.F. Gate)
  • Los Angeles’s newest school board member has a new take on board term limits. (L.A. School Report)
  • As the U.S. DOE prepares to hand out more turnaround funding, a request for data up to now. (Flypaper)
  • A local teacher takes his growing Common Core fears to a national audience. (Shanker/Answer Sheet)
  • A teacher-doctor parent pair says letting kids struggle in middle school yields long-term gains. (Atlantic)