- Legislators promised teachers an early-retirement incentive that could cost $200 million, one analysis says.
- Pissed Off Teacher defends the practice of passing math students even when they fail the Regents exam.
- On “Road to City Hall,” Mulgrew talked NAEP scores, school closings and stalled contract negotiations.
- Just 15 percent of public primary schools offer foreign languages, compared to over half of private schools.
- Norm Scott posts reports from last night’s rally to save Maxwell High School.
- Peter Murphy blasts Gov. Paterson for threatening to withhold state aid to school districts.
- Deborah Meier wonders what charter schools do better, other than attract wealthy donors’ money.
- And a former teacher asks the DOE to please, cancel her health insurance coverage.
Remainders: Should students who fail Regents pass classes?
By Maura Walz