- Chancellor Joel Klein’s approval rating dropped nine points since February in a new poll.
- In a reversal, the city will continue to cover the tabs of students who don’t pay their lunch money.
- The USDOE gave New York $20 million to improve the state’s data systems.
- On WNYC, Ed Sec Duncan worried about layoffs, shorter school days and disappearing summer school.
- To be judged well, teachers should forget their anti-cheating strategies, Arthur Goldstein writes.
- A Klein aide’s Bloomberg connections may have doomed his bid to lead the Empire State Pride Agenda.
- A Teach for America member likes the group, but hopes it isn’t around in another 20 years.
- State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery’s challenger is taking aim at her record on charter schools.
- A union columnist breaks down the data on IS 588 and Kings Collegiate Charter School.
- Rising sixth graders will find out their middle school destinations starting Monday.
- Do rising NAEP reading scores mean the city’s promotion policies are working? Paul Peterson wonders.
- And Haiti’s schools are slowly re-opening, though most in temporary buildings.
Remainders: Klein's approval rating drops nine points in new poll
By Maura Walz