• The state’s annual math test for grades 3-8 starts Wednesday. One teacher’s worries. (GS Community)
  • A site has already been set up to collect comments about tomorrow’s Common Core math tests. (Reddit)
  • Jose Vilson: Remember that testing’s effect on students is worse than on teachers. (Teaching Quality)
  • The American Girl dolls and stories used to be great toys for making feminists, but not anymore. (Atlantic)
  • The country’s newly minted teacher of the year says American schools aren’t in crisis. (Answer Sheet)
  • A parent who is alarmed about being on her neighborhood school’s wait list gets advice. (Insideschools)
  • Two students at a struggling Chicago school who won big scholarships want to study education. (WBEZ)
  • A Chicago teacher says the This American Life episodes about Harper High were too soft. (TeacherPOP)
  • A Brooklyn teacher offers a webinar about how his school created its crisis response team. (Simple K-12)
  • New York City is launching a two-year certificate program in blended learning for teachers. (Hechinger)