- Michael Mulgrew’s tone in last week’s union newspaper could signal a tough stance in union negotiations.
- Mulgrew also called for an “army of volunteers” to stave off damage caused by budget cuts.
- More than half the jobs created or saved by the stimulus were in education, officials said today.
- Norm Scott connects the dots between the ATRs, New Haven, Chicago and possible NYC school closings.
- Merryl Tisch should reconsider charters before she makes her failing schools list, Patrick Sullivan writes.
- The hottest election in Montclair, N.J. isn’t for governor, it’s for the school board.
- Peter Murphy argues the DOE’s report on charter school performance lacks key data and context.
- Teachers at three Chicago charter schools signed the city’s first union contract for charter teachers today.
- North Carolinians who didn’t pass state competency tests since 1981 may now get a high school diploma.
- Peter Pappas touts the benefits of classroom walk-throughs in teacher professional development.
- And NYC Educator lets his student look for a new girlfriend, as long as he gets the right answers in class.
Remainders: For the first time, Chicago charter teachers unionize
By Maura Walz