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Remainders: A call for teachers to “Occupy the Classroom”

  • Jose Vilson: Teachers need an “Occupy the Classroom” movement to retake their profession. (GOOD)
  • High school admissions season is upon the city, and with it comes great stress. (Insideschools)
  • Introducing himself, a teacher says he doesn’t like to take credit when students learn. (GS Community)
  • In Los Angeles, even kindergartners are included in experiments in blended learning. (Hechinger)
  • Deconstructing the numbers behind New Orleans’ vastly improved schools. (Gary Rubinstein)
  • The city’s hiring freeze doesn’t extend the DOE’s fundraising wing, which has a new head. (GS Twitter)
  • The country’s two teachers unions are so far undecided about Tom Harkin’s ESEA bill. (Politics K-12)
  • The bill would require states to reform teacher evaluations, a new federal frontier. (Teacher Beat)
  • A documentary about student poets at University Heights High School is getting rave reviews. (Times)
  • A growing body of research suggests that extracurricular activities shouldn’t be cut. (Education Next)