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Remainders: Bloomberg asked Canada to be schools chief

  • Mayor Bloomberg’s first choice to replace Klein was Geoffrey Canada, who turned it down. (NYT)
  • Murry Bergtraum students rioted after the principal restricted bathroom access today. (GS)
  • Cathie Black told the Daily News’s editorial board that there will likely be teacher layoffs. (WNYC)
  • Assemblyman Hakim Jeffries joined a lawsuit to overturn Cathie Black’s appointment. (Observer)
  • Arne Duncan came to town today to tout a pilot program to improve GED prep. (Observer)
  • Many districts are opting for the more invasive “turnaround” improvement method. (Washington Post)
  • Mike Petrilli posts a Twitter debate he had with Diane Ravitch about cost cutting. (Flypaper)
  • The students in “Waiting for Superman” got to meet President Obama. (MSNBC)
  • It will take more than a few lessons on bullying to really reach students. (GS Community)
  • A Chicago union activist says a vote for Rahm Emanuel is a vote for Arne Duncan. (Fred Klonsky)
  • British students protesting an increase in college costs rioted in London today. (NYT)