- Newark is considering consolidating schools to make room for new district and charters. (Star-Ledger)
- Susan Edelman examines how state testing standards got so low so quickly. (Post)
- Assemblyman Peter Abbate criticized the DOE’s take-back of principals’ rainy-day funds. (Daily Politics)
- A Wisconsin-style bill anti-collective bargaining could not happen in NY, Sen. Chuck Schumer said. (T-U)
- A majority of Americans oppose efforts to block collective bargaining power, a poll reports. (USA Today)
- New York, like other Race to the Top winners, has been slow to start spending its money. (Ed Money)
- NYSUT began a $1.1 million ad campaign against Cuomo’s proposed ed budget cuts today. (City Room)
- A charter school advocate complains that the ad is “so yesterday.” (Chalkboard)
- The director of PS 22’s famed chorus has never seen the television show “Glee.” (GoCollege)
- Robert Jackson led a march outside Gov. Cuomo’s house against education cuts. (EdVox)
- A Harlem mother says she’s sympathetic to the Ohio mom who enrolled her children illegally. (HuffPo)
- Brooklyn’s Boys and Girls High School is fighting to stay open. (Brooklyn Movement Center)
- Richard Kahlenberg says Michelle Rhee’s war with unions is a distraction from the real issues. (Slate)
- Inspired by V-Day, Ruben is looking for suggestions for slogans to promote teaching. (Bronx Teach)
- Skype is launching a new site to help teachers use the chatting service in the classroom. (Innovative Ed)
- N.J. Ed Commish Chris Cerf says data on how many poor students charters enroll doesn’t exist. (S-L)
NYC education officials are adding more than 1,000 seats, most of them as new programs that start in third grade. The city’s gifted programs are deeply segregated.
Streets near schools are uniquely dangerous, with rates of crashes and injuries that exceed NYC averages — particularly near schools where most students are poor or children of color.
A review of the upcoming history Regents exam after the racist Buffalo attack uncovered materials with “the potential to compound student trauma.”
The secret lobbying behind why NYC schools paid $25 million for a former Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog location
A look at how Carlo Scissura, of the New York Building Congress, influenced a real estate deal for a school construction project.