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Remainders: City agencies to cut capital costs by 20 percent

  • Mayor Bloomberg told city agencies to cut capital budgets by 20 percent each year for a decade. (NY1)
  • Cathie Black passed through Medgar Evers College Prep today. (NYT, GS, Daily News)
  • The Black parody Twitter account was suspended today, but here are some of its tweets. (Observer)
  • A private school headmaster argues that Black is unprepared to be chancellor. (HuffPo)
  • What would happen if Black was a substitute teacher for a day? An imagined narrative. (HuffPo)
  • Norm Scott at Joel Klein’s last PEP: “I come to praise Joel, not to bury him.” (YouTube via EdNotes)
  • Norm Fruchter on Klein’s legacy: the chancellor “played big,” but didn’t get big results. (EdVox)
  • The city’s delay in cleaning PCB’s from schools has prompted criticism. (Gotham Gazette)
  • Award-winning math and science teachers gave Arne Duncan their tips for ed reform. (
  • In spite of all of the hype, “Waiting for Superman” didn’t perform well at the box office. (Rick Hess)
  • The L.A. school board approved a plan to let schools seek corporate sponsors to raise money. (Times)