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Remainders: Duncan warns 82% of schools could “fail”

  • Without a change to ESEA, most schools will be labeled “failing” this year. (Politics K-12)
  • Protestors of Cuomo’s education cuts chanted outside the governor’s office today. (Daily Politics)
  • Richard Whitmire: white education reformers are allergic to talking about race. (Huffington Post)
  • Deven Black: the Board of Regents shouldn’t add four weeks to the school year. (Education on the Plate)
  • The Hebrew Charter Center’s head says secular Hebrew-language schools aren’t an oxymoron.  (Tablet)
  • When districts start cutting public school funding, private schools benefit. (Abacus Mom)
  • After more SAT-prep than ever before, a program’s students didn’t do very well. (GS Community)
  • The UFT is mediating between the mayor and teachers, not advocating for teachers. (EdNotes)
  • Chancellor Black read to P.S. 182 students today and gave the press 90 minutes’ notice. (DOE flickr)
  • D.C.’s interim Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson is no longer “interim.” (Washington Post)
  • Cutting teachers’ benefits without adding to salaries could make recruitment harder. (Flypaper)