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Remainders: A suggestion on the semantics of “last in, first out”

  • Chancellor Cathie Black will appear on NY1’s Inside City Hall tonight at 7 and 10 p.m. (no link)
  • Protestors gathered near Tweed to protest  school closures in spite of the snow day. (no link)
  • A brief history of how Michelle Rhee learned to play politics. (Politico)
  • A new study says private funding dramatically changes NYC charter schools’ funding picture. (NEPC)
  • Miss Eyre: Why did it take four hours after bus service was suspended to cancel school? (NYC Educator)
  • A Bronx teacher says we should be talking about seniority, not “last in, first out.” (JD2718)
  • Deborah Kenny talks about the effect of federal education cuts on Morning Joe. (MSNBC)
  • The SOTU was all inside baseball and laundry lists when it came to education matters. (Eduflack)
  • AQE is starting a letter-writing campaign urging Gov. Cuomo to spare schools in his budget. (WAMC)
  • Teach for America is getting $100 million from four donors to start an endowment. (AP)
  • Andy Rotherham says focusing on pass/fail ratings for teachers prevents real innovation. (Time)
  • Leonie Haimson reports on Tuesday’s City Council school closure hearing. (NYC Public School Parents)
  • More dangerous PCBs — this time in Brooklyn’s PS 11. (Daily News)
  • Advocates list their suggestions for how to help students as their schools phase out. (EdVox)
  • Ruben Brosbe explains how his students are learning through art, even if it looks like they aren’t. (GS)
  • Was Eric Nadelstern a visionary educator or an administrative pawn? (Peter Goodman)