- A considerate student alerts her teacher to a condom she inadvertently touched.
- A fun rundown at Eduwonkette of past mayors’ rhetoric on school improvement.
- A look at venture philanthropy in Chicago as hands-on charity.
- The SUNY Charter Institute is closing an Albany charter school touted as a key to ed reform in the capitol.
- Alyson Klein says the stimulus shows that the new administration really prioritizes education.
- John McWhorter says we know how to teach reading: Direct Instruction. (Via Joanne Jacobs.)
- Daily Howler says that education journalism should take advice from schools and raise its standards.