- A new Fordham Foundation report is making important people lean toward national standards.
- Linda Darling-Hammond, the lightning-rod Obama campaign adviser, will not join his administration.
- Though many teachers use technology, most don’t use technology to change the way they teach.
- The D.C. teachers union is promoting its counter-Rhee contract, despite a lack of details.
- Rhode Island is following NYC’s move to eliminate “bumping” rights for senior teachers.
- San Francisco teachers think principals are too tough on them; principals think they aren’t tough enough.
- An often-cited statistic on how getting better teachers can erase the achievement gap is scrutinized.
- In Chicago, Arne Duncan tackled early childhood by letting a thousand flowers bloom.