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Remainders: Cuomo to launch weekly webcasts for students

  • Gov. Cuomo named his team to review unfunded mandates imposed on school districts. (State of Politics)
  • Cuomo will also begin weekly, interactive webcasts for New York high school students. (Daily News)
  • A history teacher’s advice to Cathie Black: visit every school, unannounced. (Mr. D’s Neighborhood)
  • Kindergarten admissions season started yesterday. Here’s a quick how-to for parents. (City Room)
  • Hard-to-read fonts may actually help students learn more. (Wired via Quick and the Ed)
  • Jay Greene revises Rick Hess’ and Daniel Lautzenheiser’s rankings of ed academics. (Education Next)
  • Teachers can log on tomorrow to a virtual conference geared toward sharing best practices. (GOOD)
  • The National Science Foundation wants to join the quest for college readiness. (EdWeek)
  • DC Mayor Vincent Gray will launch a national search for a new superintendent. (NBC via Russo)
  • House Speaker John Boehner is a spokesman for National School Choice Week. (Big Government)
  • And a group of history teachers have turned all your favorite pop songs into lessons. (New Yorker)