- The role of school factors heavily into the The New York Times’ tale of a homeless girl’s life. (GS In brief)
- Learning Matters is giving away tickets to a talk with Lee Hirsch, director of “Bully.” Email if you want one!
- Sol Stern explains the personal reasons for joining one side of the curriculum wars. (City Journal)
- Cold water is thrown on rumors that Kaya Henderson could be the city’s next chancellor. (Answer Sheet)
- Larry Littlefield chronicles cushy pension sweeteners that city teachers have received in recent decades.
- How educators in schools can think and talk differently to breed better collaboration. (Ms SpEducate)
- Stanford researcher Linda Darling-Hammond said she’s not a candidate for chancellor. (GS in Brief)
An evaluation of Connecticut schools shows most charters outperform nearby schools. (NECharters.org)
A beloved teacher busted for pot – wrongly, he says – was quickly removed from his school. (Buzzfeed)
A writer struggling through a co-location story breaks for a fleeting celebration of Madiba’s life. (HuffPo)
For siblings who were beaten by school classmates, one transferred quickly, but the other can’t. (DNA)
City lawmakers are poised to pass a resolution calling for changes to state testing policies. (GS in Brief)