- A D.C. agency will investigate if it’s legal for foundations to revoke donations if Rhee leaves office.
- P.S. 41 students and parents protested steep school budget cuts.
- Jacques Cousteau’s grandson will help students at the Harbor School plant oysters in the Hudson.
- Many states, like New York, give partial credit for wrong answers on state exams, Linda Perlstein reports.
- State Sen. Jeffrey Klein is striking back against a UFT ad campaign criticizing his plan to cut ed funding.
- The number of black students in Dallas public schools has declined rapidly in the past decade.
- The Chicago teachers union is suing the city over its plan to increase class size to 35.
- Obama’s Race to the Top commencement speech tonight will emphasize personal responsibility.
- As a Clinton advisor, Elena Kagan advised against pressuring Rudy Crew into opening all-boys schools.
- Education Next looks at why the National Spelling Bee is getting more competitive.
- Florida districts may have won union support for its Race to the Top application by striking side deals.
Remainders: City students to plant oysters with a Cousteau
By Maura Walz