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Remainders: Mixed marks for Bloomberg on schools in new poll

  • Nearly 1,800 city students will get free tickets to a Broadway show on the Scottsboro Boys. (NYTimes)
  • P.S. 184 Shuang Wen is protesting a NY1 story on its after-school Mandarin program. (The Lo-Down)
  • Schools have one more day to fill 850 vacancies before schools lose money for them. (InsideSchools)
  • Buffalo teachers spent more than $9 million in public money on cosmetic surgery. (Buffalo News)
  • Voters like mayoral control but don’t think Bloomberg has improved schools, a new poll says. (WSJ)
  • A total of 41 states have now adopted common core standards. (Curriculum Matters)
  • A challenge to the idea that economic integration will always boost poor students. (Flypaper)
  • The Chamber of Commerce is backing candidates who favor scrapping USDOE. (Politics K-12)
  • Special education advocates recommended keeping local diplomas available for now. (InsideSchools)
  • Only a fifth of science teachers feel they have resources for hands-on experiments. (Answer Sheet)

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