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Remainders: Massive budgets on way for DOE, all city agencies

  • The city is set to ask all agencies, including the DOE, to slash their budgets in the next year. (City Room)
  • A math teacher outlines five things the game Angry Birds can teach that aren’t about math. (dy/dan)
  • Fewer applicants have tossed their hats in the ring for more Promise Neighborhood grants. (Politics K-12)
  • A new study finds that 60 percent of Teach for America teachers keep teaching after two years. (PDK)
  • Randi Weingarten is hosting a party for Steven Brill, whose book included her, at her home. (Ed Notes)
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry mandated 30 minutes a day of gym class for all students in the state. (HuffPo)
  • Hawaii is now the first and only state to recognize surfing as an official school sport. (ESPN)
  • James Merriman: When charter schools get free rent, they pay in relinquished autonomy. (Eduwonk)
  • Manhattan Borough President officially announced his candidacy for mayor last night. (Daily Intel)
  • Education experts weigh in on whether top students are getting left behind. (Room for Debate)
  • After a long weekend, a realization that many teachers spent it catching up. (Miss Eyre/NYC Educator)