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Remainders: A day off from school offers a chance to protest

  • Off from school yesterday, some city students spent day at the Occupy Wall Street protest. (City Room)
  • An interactive map showing what has students and teachers in the streets around the world. (Hechinger)
  • A teacher says his colleagues should thank the UFT for weathering recession and reform. (DOENuts)
  • The founder of a forthcoming charter school explains her authorization process. (Charter Notebook)
  • Looking deeper at charter middle schools’ subscores on the city’s progress reports. (Edwize)
  • An ATR teacher says everyone at her first-week’s school is nice but not using her effectively. (NYC ATR)
  • Sen. Tom Harkin’s proposed NCLB rewrite eliminates AYP and renews Race to the Top. (Politics K-12)
  • Is Harkin promoting local school authority on one issue when he wouldn’t on another? (Eduwonk)
  • Joe Williams, DFER’s executive director, married a DOE official in charge of principal recruitment. (Times)
  • Students from Mark Twain Intermediate School are helping save endangered salamanders. (Times)
  • The principal of a top-notch D.C. school is joining the New Schools Venture Fund. (D.C. Schools Insider)
  • A Teach for America survivor offers advice for corps members on the verge of quitting. (Gary Rubinstein)
  • A N.J. charter school given federal funds hasn’t actually gotten state approval to open. (Star-Ledger)