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Remainders: Harlem voters aren’t talking about charter schools

  • The Perkins v. Smikle race is all about charter schools, but maybe only in the media. (Capital New York)
  • A show about the public school on Governor’s Island airs tonight at 9 p.m. (NYC media)
  • Obama’s back-to-school speech hasn’t attracted the controversy it did last year. (Rick Hess)
  • From the first day of 8th grade, talk of high school admissions is in the air. (InsideSchools)
  • The number of high schoolers taking the SAT increased this year. (New York Times)
  • Scores went up a little in math, but were flat in reading and writing. (Edweek)
  • A teacher says the city is not good at showing teachers how to use technology. (Pissed Off Teacher)
  • When a teacher and his school hit barriers, Michelle Rhee stepped in. (Class Struggle)
  • An online forum plans to collect teachers’ thoughts on policy, then bring them to lawmakers. (VIVA)
  • If teachers’ jobs depend on test scores, cheating will go overlooked, writes a teacher. (Indypendent)