FROM NEW YORK CITY:
- Some are convinced that Mayor Bloomberg is planning to fire Chancellor Klein. (New York Magazine)
- The DOE is moving lots of schools around this fall to make seats for every student. (Daily News)
- Class sizes in the city’s schools are up, but no one is quite sure how much that matters. (Times)
- The high school graduation rate is up for everyone except those learning English. (Daily News)
- NPR examines the Ghetto Film School, the lead partner for a new high school opening this fall.
- A dropout from Brooklyn’s James Madison High School got his diploma — at age 100. (Post)
- Atlanta’s school chief is the national superintendent of the year. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
- Michelle Rhee says she’s no longer considering a federal takeover of the D.C. schools. (Washington Post)
- The education world is having a laugh over renaming No Child Left Behind. (Times)
- The New York Times tells Arne Duncan to “stay the course” on school reform.
- Jay Mathews says KIPP schools are an example of bottom-up school reform. (Washington Post)
- Diane Ravitch says the new USDOE administration is as bad as the one it replaced. (Politico)