- A debate is shaping up over whether Congress authorized Race to the Top. Politics K-12 weighs in.
- Capital One bank is opening a student-run branch inside Harlem’s Thurgood Marshall Academy.
- A “neighborhood schools sellout” explains her difficult decision to send her kid to a magnet program.
- It will take $4 billion a year to get nutritious school meals to America’s hungry schoolchildren.
- Britain’s Conservative Party is taking some inspiration from the KIPP charter school chain.
- Colorado’s two teachers unions disagree over whether to support that state’s new tenure bill.
- A parent tries to shield her seventh-grader against the trauma of HS admissions but it may be too late.
- Mrs. Mimi plans to blog about the “Top 100 Children’s Novels of ALL TIME.” First up: The Egypt Game.
- Just because a school isn’t ranked high doesn’t mean it’s not good, Chancellor Klein told Australians.
Remainders: A student-run bank branch opens in Harlem school
By Maura Walz