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Remainders: New and already F-rated, a school protests

  • The co-director of an F-rated charter school said the city’s grades are flawed. (City Room)
  • Though test scores fell sharply, only five percent of schools got D’s or F’s today. (Daily News)
  • Take the progress reports “with a very large grain of salt” advises Clara Hemphill. (InsideSchools)
  • Phys Ed teachers took Klein’s comments on teacher pay as an insult. (WaPo)
  • Ruben Brosbe: students’ behavior is embarrassing, but their math skills are worse. (GS)
  • The Manhattan School for Children is starting a composting program. (GS)
  • National teachers unions have spent $8.2 million on Democratic candidates so far. (EdWeek)
  • Andrew Rotherham gives Zuckerburg advice on how to have an impact on schools. (Time)
  • Jay Mathews says kind-hearted teachers have become easy targets for cheaters. (WaPo)
  • The U.S. DOE could have done a more thorough job of tracking stimulus funds. (Politics K-12)
  • A teacher says the city has a double standard for disciplining teachers and principals. (Chaz)