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Remainders: More math required of NY’s younger students

  • The Board of Regents voted in higher math standards for K-1 students. (Buffalo News)
  • Columbia Prof. Michael Rebell calls the ruling on teacher ratings “outrageous.” (Hechinger)
  • Legislators are worried that Gov. Cuomo will raise CUNY/SUNY tuition. (WSJ)
  • Dean Meminger goes back to his Bronx Catholic school, which is being closed. (NY1)
  • AFT President Randi Weingarten: “There is not a bad-teacher epidemic.” (Businessweek)
  • The upside of a faux snow day: small class sizes, kids who want to be there. (Ruben Brosbe)
  • The stimulus may have affected schools less than schools affected the stimulus. (Eduflack)
  • When some students are unhappy, they find ways of holding schools accountable. (ED.gov Blog)
  • A teachers union member looks at why NYC contract negotiations have stalled. (Ed in the Apple)
  • If students free write for 10 min. before an exam, they’re less anxious and perform better. (AP)
  • Alumni of an iconic Detroit school are trying to save the building before it’s bulldozed. (NPR)