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Remainders: Senate clears way to vote on $10 bill. edujobs bill

  • The Senate cleared the way for passage of the $10 billion “edujobs” bill. (Politics K-12)
  • Nancy Pelosi says she’ll call the House back next week to vote on the measure. (Politics K-12)
  • Here’s a timeline of edujobs’ roller-coaster ride through Congress. (Ed Money Watch)
  • The USDOE accidentally released innovation fund winners a day early. (Politics K-12)
  • New York City’s DOE, School of One, TFA and The New Teacher Project are among the winners.
  • How do two theories for and against charters hold up in a “school choice mecca”? Not well. (Eduwonk)
  • Sol Stern: it’s “dismaying” that David Abrams remains New York’s testing director. (National Review)
  • New York’s test score saga actually shows the value of meaningful tests, a blogger says. (New Republic)
  • A principal says if schools try to create well-rounded students, proficiency will follow. (InsideSchools)
  • Public Advocate Bill deBlasio should boost his role as spokesman for public school parents. (NYCPSPB)
  • The Chicago teachers union sued the city to prevent layoffs. (Teacher Beat)
  • Fox News’ headline for Chancellor Joel Klein’s appearance last week? “Eduation Matters.” (sic) (TruTV)

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