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Remainders: The Noah’s Ark view of American education

  • Edu-journalism wrongly follows a “Noah’s Ark view of life,” Nick Lemann says. (New Yorker)
  • The Obama administration might make a “Race to the Top” for transportation. (Streetsblog)
  • Progress reported by state tests may be realer than previously thought. (Ed Week)
  • Is online coursework enough to prepare virtual teachers for virtual classrooms? (Ed Week)
  • Oprah said, “This is our wake-up call,” in a special education episode today. (YouTube)
  • A video interview with Urban Word, which uses poetry to teach children. (Detention Slip)
  • Learning that a student’s virtual and real-life teacher should be the same person. (Ed Week)
  • An infographic shows how racially segregated New York City is. (Fast Company)