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Remainders: Randi Weingarten, professional tight-rope walker

  • Randi’s favorite body part? Her legs, “because I have to walk a tight rope most of the time.” (Politico)
  • One budget-cut casualty is full-day kindergarten programming. (Hechinger Report)
  • Math and ELA scores are out on Wednesday, but parents can’t see them for a month. (InsideSchools)
  • A teacher says DonorsChoose is hurting teachers by supporting a pro-charter movie. (Accountable Talk)
  • Teach your students problem-solving skills and this will never happen to them. (Education on the Plate)
  • And a comic shows the theory v. reality of media and education. (Toothpaste For Dinner)
  • Basil Smikle, the reform-friendly state Senate candidate, travels by motorcycle. (New York Mag)
  • The NAACP and other civil rights groups are attacking Arne Duncan’s agenda. (Answer Sheet)
  • Aaron Pallas is worried about Michelle Rhee’s firings’ reliance on value-added. (Hechinger Report)
  • Arne Duncan’s speech tomorrow will be themed “the quiet revolution.” (

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