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Remainders: Pro-charter group tried to buy support, Behar says

  • Steve Behar, a candidate for office in Queens, said pro-charter groups tried to buy his support. (City Hall)
  • The deadline for the city to release its school turnaround plans has been delayed again. (no link)
  • Teaching English learners to pass the English Regents doesn’t teach them English. (GothamSchools)
  • After all the hype about a student Metrocard deal, there isn’t really a deal yet. (Streetsblog)
  • It’s easy to remove bad principals, but hard for the city to fire them. (Ken Hirsh)
  • Shelly Silver and John Sampson were negotiating education cuts today. (State of Politics)
  • Bloomberg said that teachers should defend bankers, since taxes pay their salaries. (Daily Politics)
  • At one school, it’s the secretary, not the teachers, who are finally able to reach a student. (Deven Black)
  • The education jobs bill is still up in the air despite Obama’s support. (Politics K-12)
  • Randi Weingarten should be taking credit for the D.C. contract, not diminishing it says Eduwonk.
  • The city’s “chief mom” is leaving for a job in the mayor’s office. (Insideschools)
  • A new teacher pulls two fighting students apart and is told not to next time. (NYCEducator)

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