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Remainders: Steve Jobs on education and education on Jobs

  • Apple visionary Steve Jobs, who died last night, was proud of dropping out of college. (Answer Sheet)
  • He also had education policy opinions, saying teachers are unionized “in the worst way.” (Jay Greene)
  • Jobs’ legacy will also live on in the burgeoning education technology sector. (Learning First Alliance)
  • DC-37 has one last rally scheduled to back school aides who are being laid off tomorrow. (PR Newswire)
  • John Thompson: What education folks can learn from the data focus in “Moneyball.” (Class Struggle)
  • A different perspective on Tuesday’s meeting for ATRs in Brooklyn, from an attendee. (NYC ATR)
  • A new report looks at the federal role in investing in charter schools. (Center for American Progress)
  • Surprisingly, the NEA supports the Senate Republicans’ plan to fix No Child Left Behind. (Politics K-12)
  • A charter school teacher recounts her dinner talk with Chicago’s union chief. (Charting My Own Course)
  • Debbie Meier: The language of Occupy Wall Street reminds me of my old school. (Bridging Differences)
  • City students protested against illegal pushouts from school at City Hall earlier this week. (EdVox)