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Remainders: Parents get mayor’s attention at budget cut protest

  • Mayor Bloomberg accidentally stopped by a protest against school budget cuts. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • Did he listen to parent activists? Leonie Haimson says no; his office says, “Yes, but.” (Daily Politics)
  • Some say Cathie Black is in Europe, but Norm Scott says he’s heard she’s in Brooklyn. (Ed Notes)
  • Stephen Lazar responds, with anger, to Ruben Brosbe’s EduSolidarity contribution. (Outside the Cave)
  • A teacher-activist: I support teachers unions, but not the leadership of the city’s. (GS Community)
  • A defense of New York City’s controversial technology investments. (Flypaper)
  • Breaking down the online learning contracts the city has entered into so far this year. (City Room)
  • A look at Williamsburg’s PS 84 four years after racial tensions flared there. (Capital NY)
  • An examination of the city’s bid to close non-failing schools with many high-needs students. (Edwize)
  • Applications to charter schools are due on Friday, the first legally allowed deadline. (Insideschools)
  • Michelle Rhee says she was “stupid” to argue against test-tampering investigations. (Class Struggle)