- About 600 students walked out of school today in support of continued free student Metrocards.
- Open less than a year, the Brooklyn School of Inquiry is the city’s second most coveted gifted program.
- And Park Slope’s P.S. 321 was the hardest pre-school to get into in the city.
- Pissed Off Teacher has trouble mustering enthusiasm among her students for a diagnostic test.
- Arthur Goldstein submits his remembrances of layoffs past.
- A professional development skeptic confesses that he found yesterday’s PD useful.
- A teacher in the Bronx questions why the state allows teachers to grade their own Regents exams.
- The UFT’s Jackie Bennett has more analysis of data on charter schools retention and achievement.
- To plug a budget gap, a NJ school asked parents to pay schools for their children’s housework.
- Two Brooklyn Tech students discuss their “SAT hangovers.”
- And P.S. 22’s choir wishes you a happy weekend with a nice cover of “I’ll Stand By You.”
Remainders: Look to Brooklyn for hot pre-k and gifted programs
By Maura Walz