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Remainders: Bloomberg wants to save democracy as we know it

  • Norm finds the latest installment in that giant study of NYC charter schools by Caroline Hoxby.
  • Mayor Bloomberg said mayoral control will save schools, which could allow us to save democracy.
  • Announcing the big report from McKinsey, Joel Klein said that tenure needs to be overhauled.
  • Sharpton said that the new opponents of civil rights are “Professor James Crow, rather than Jim Crow.”
  • Another take on the Supreme Court case about ELL’s: Is it money or is it better teaching that’s needed?
  • Oklahoma “won’t have the fox guarding the hen house”: the accountability office is going independent.
  • There’s a new documentary coming out about how hard it is to get into private nursery schools.