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Remainders: "The ascendant education orthodoxy" is checked

  • Diane Ravitch is saluted for checking “the ascendant education orthodoxy.” (Atlantic)
  • In a higher ed study, class size mattered, but less than proximity to dawn. (Quick and the Ed)
  • The Times points out the challenges in anointing the Harlem Children’s Zone a model. (NYT)
  • A crowd-sourcing project seeks the best ideas for re-imagining the American classroom. (Slate)
  • Social Studies teachers worry that their students aren’t learning what they should. (EdWeek)
  • Untangling the tricky relationship between improving education and solving poverty. (Kevin Carey)
  • The Gates Foundation is giving out $20 million to challenge technological ed innovation. (Seattle PI)
  • Our friends at Learning Matters, the nonprofit TV education journalists, got a big grant. (Learning Matters)
  • Some press coverage of “Waiting for ‘Superman'” is leaning the union’s way. (Ed is Watching)
  • Ideas for using Twitter at school include capturing field trip feedback. (Innovative Educator)

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