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Remainders: Schnur to advise Bloomberg on edu philanthropy

  • Former Obama edu advisor Jon Schnur will devise a philanthropic strategy for Bloomberg. (EdWeek)
  • Joel Klein gives himself an A for leadership, a lower grade for public relations. (Freakonomics/NYT)
  • In an effort to keep tests secure, schools inhibit parents from helping their children. (Jay Mathews)
  • The choir at Celia Cruz High School won a citywide chorus concert. (Bronx News Network)
  • Peer evaluation of teachers may be difficult, but it needs to be given a try. (Steve Evangelista)
  • Kentucky considers teacher bonuses for high AP exam scores. (EdWeek)
  • Putting together a class seating chart is much harder than it seems. (Ruben Brosbe)
  • Andrew Rotherham lists 11 people likely to “shake up” education in 2011. (Time Magazine)
  • Here’s what you get if you apply the Tea Party movement’s principles to education. (Eduflack)
  • A report gives 15 policies states can use to “do more with less.” (Fordham Institute)
  • Language in ESEA’s reauthorization could change how we evaluate teachers. (Economist)