- Thousands of schools, districts and non-profits were expected to submit i3 grant apps by today’s deadline.
- Arizona’s governor banned “ethnic studies” classes, outlawing Tucson’s schools’ Chicano history program.
- The Times’ Freakonomics podcast visits a School of One classroom at the Bronx’s I.S. 339.
- Joanne Jacobs suspects that educational leadership is harder to teach than business management.
- SeeThrough NY published a list of more than 1,000 retired state educators’ pensions.
- The UFT’s New Action party, which supported Mulgrew, opposes the new teacher evaluation plan.
- Here’s some evidence that Miss Brave has a future lawyer among her second graders.
- The field of education research took some knocks last month, Debra Viadero reports.
- Sen. Tom Harkin doesn’t think an emergency teacher jobs bill is the place to address questions of tenure…
- …While Rick Hess thinks Harkin’s teacher “bailout” bill is a silly idea all around.
- Ed Reform Now is running new ads protesting seniority-based layoffs and has a new website, too.
- Teachers at Chicago’s first unionized charter reached a tentative contract agreement.
- A UFT member takes issue with Eva Moskowitz’s claims about charter schools and special ed students.
- Celebrity chef Rachael Ray helped Sen. Gillibrand lobby for more federal money for school lunches.
- And Ray will join Mayor Bloomberg to promote school gardens at P.S. 29 tomorrow. (No link)
Remainders: Ethnic studies classes banned in AZ schools
By Maura Walz