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Remainders: City teachers are superheroes in new video game

  • An iPad game has New York City schoolteachers as paperclip-throwing superheroes. (Schoolbook)
  • Another clip of tonight’s PEP meeting, this time of Chancellor Walcott’s opening remarks. (GS Vimeo)
  • Part two of the series analyzing the progress report data that sunk P.S. 84. (Gary Rubinstein)
  • Some companies and nonprofits are profiting handsomely from teacher quality efforts. (Hechinger)
  • Just as in NYC, special ed advocates in Chicago say teacher evals need tweaking. (Catalyst)
  • Hilary Lustick recounts a glorious moment when her students opened up to her. (GS Community)
  • The company that runs the SAT has hired a former FBI director to head security. (AP)
  • A parent extols the virtues of an under-the-radar Brooklyn school, P.S. 32. (Carroll Gardens Patch)
  • The U.S. DOE is keeping the names of NCLB waiver judges a secret for the time being. (Politics K-12)
  • Diane Ravitch: NCLB is too far gone to be resuscitated with new legislation. (Bridging Differences)
  • Oregon City, Ore., turned down $2.5 million in federal funds for teacher performance pay. (NPR)