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Remainders: Michelle Rhee introduces her new advocacy group

  • Leonie Haimson said the schools targeted for closure were set up to fail. (NYC Public School Parents)
  • Michelle Rhee’s new project: a “grassroots movement” for better schools. (
  • Rhee says she “fell down” when it came to letting good teachers know they were good. (Newsweek)
  • Here’s video of Rhee’s big announcement, made on Oprah Winfrey’s TV show. (
  • Sometimes students just inexplicably hate their teachers. (Miss Brave)
  • Auditions for the city’s screened arts schools can take forever, Liz Willen reports. (Insideschools)
  • Mike Petrilli says Joel Klein’s farewell column suggests he didn’t learn much as chancellor. (Flypaper)
  • City Councilman Charles Barron is planning daily anti-Cathie Black protests all week. (Daily Transom)
  • Students from two Brooklyn high schools have a championship football game tomorrow. (DN)
  • Chair of the State Senate Education Committee Suzi Oppenheimer held onto her seat. (DN)
  • Most students will have a hard time meeting the new common standards, a new report says. (EdWeek)