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Remainders: Against differentiated pay for (most) teachers

  • Mike Petrilli: We can end the “last in, first out” fight by paying new and old teachers the same. (Ed Next)
  • As account holders, can teachers run banks as well as politicians can run schools? Maybe. (Daily Kos)
  • Or maybe we need an “Education Bank,” half-charity and half-bank, to fund school reform. (Atlantic)
  • Leonie Haimson ends her Chris Cerf silence to say history shows he can’t be trusted. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • A teacher who watches the rubber room questions the city’s definition of “cleared.” (Chaz’s School Daze)
  • Teachers say Reginald Landeau, principal of MS 216, is reigning with terror. (New York Teacher)
  • Teachers spent hours on the robotics tournament; Cathie Black spent a few minutes. (Pissed Off Teacher)
  • President Obama said today he wants an overhaul of No Child Left Behind by September. (Politics K-12)
  • A mom is suing her daughter’s former preschool because the elite school ignored testing. (Daily News)
  • A dad who has sat out of budget cut protests so far says he’s on board for the future. (Insideschools)
  • Joel Klein’s op/ed about the teacher wars echoed themes expressed last month. (Connor Williams)
  • Richard Rothstein fact-checks a recent column by Bill Gates and documents some errors. (EPI)
  • Watch the “60 Minutes” report on The Equity Project Charter School and its highly paid teachers. (CBS)