• Satire: An Atlanta charter school boasts a “non-pupil-centric” approach — with no pupils. (The Onion)
  • Randi Weingarten and Diane Ravitch want Arne Duncan to intervene in Philly’s schools. (GS in Brief)
  • Inside the complicated process to grade Advanced Placement Studio Art portfolios. (Curriculum Matters)
  • Why cleaning dirty lawn chairs is like teaching math: Mess is only visible from a distance. (Teaches Math)
  • An upstate softball tournament honors a teacher at the Bronx’s P.S. 85 who died five years ago. (Lo-Hud)
  • Indiana’s new elected schools chief is revising the state’s harsh teacher evaluation rules. (Hechinger)
  • A city teacher responds to Duncan’s recent speech defending the Common Core. (Critical Classrooms)
  • In the city’s gifted programs admissions, it seems like everyone qualifies but no one gets in. (Daily Intel)
  • A Massachusetts teacher wants a say in policy even though she’s in a “non-tested grade.” (Eduwonk)