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Remainders: Former rubber room teachers may file grievances

  • The city says former rubber room teachers who don’t like their new duties may file grievances. (WNYC)
  • OFEA’s new head wants “to communicate things better and earlier and to listen better.” (InsideSchools)
  • Retired city educators make up about a third of the state’s highest-paid pensioners. (Albany T-U)
  • Ed Sec Arne Duncan still hopes that Congress will reauthorize ESEA early next year. (Politics K-12)
  • Hess: The “goopy groupthink” around “Waiting for Superman” may have little impact. (Rick Hess)
  • Paging Mayor Bloomberg: eighth grade parents need time off to shop for high schools. (InsideSchools)
  • Unlike on “Glee,” the “real-life Mr. Schuester” held most of his choir classes in trailers. (Salon)
  • And a big purple furry thing is ambling the streets, encouraging kids to walk to school. (Streetfilms)