- Common standards for science and social studies may be coming soon to a planning committee near you.
- A group is rallying support for New York City’s first “recovery high school” for newly-sober teens.
- The Times’ Room for Debate blog asks how we can boost students’ math scores.
- Another deadly school fight, this one between a student and a school resource officer in South Carolina.
- Pissed Off Teacher describes how talking to her students helped her find mistakes in the ARIS system.
- The CDC reported 11 more child swine flu deaths this week.
- High school students aren’t interested in the few fields experiencing job growth, says a new report.
- The Daily Howler wants education writers to tell a more complete story about test scores.
- President Obama explains the politics of negative attacks to a fourth grader in New Orleans.
- Ron Isaac at Edwize calls Bloomberg’s plan to open more charters “disturbing.”
- Brian D’Agostino takes a close look at the education claims in Bloomberg’s mailers.
- Early Ed Watch says that preschool educators should be better trained as well.
- Richard Kessler pays tribute to Bill Safire, arts education supporter.
- And Online Schools lists 50 excellent ed reform blogs. (Not to brag or anything, but it includes this one.)
Remainders: New Yorkers working for a "recovery high school"
By Maura Walz