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Remainders: How to “charter” your district classroom

  • A map tracks facilities owned by the city schools in Philadelphia. (Notebook)
  • A new concept: What if CMO’s could give teachers charters for their classrooms? (Hechinger)
  • A veteran city educator who was fired in the 70s fiscal crisis defends LIFO. (NYCPSP)
  • Sixteen protesters challenging budget cuts were arrested in Albany today. (Gotham Gazette)
  • A student, learning about layoff threats, asks her teacher if she is worried. (GS Community)
  • A Calif. school’s parent-sponsored teacher appreciation day coincides with pink slips. (Ms. Chew)
  • The short-term federal budget ok’d to keep the gov’t open slashes education. (Politics K12)
  • 11 senators are signing onto an ESEA plan that reads very similar to Duncan’s. (Politics K12)
  • A rebuttal to Bill Gates’ rock-star proposal for teacher pay reform. (The Answer Sheet)
  • Insideschools is posting video school reviews and would like feedback. (Insideschools)
  • Why did the P.S. 114 protesters succeed at keeping their school open? (Ed in the Apple)