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Remainders: A Harlem teacher's unique side gig is pro boxing

  • Sonya Lamonakis, a Harlem teacher, moonlights as a boxer, and her AP watches her bouts. (ESPN)
  • Andy Rotherham says there are no lessons to be found in the tale of Cathie Black. (School of Thought)
  • Just a reminder: Plenty of editors, politicians, and policy wonks backed Black at first. (Edwize)
  • A brief history of 40 years of teacher layoffs in the New York City schools. (Brooklyn Ink)
  • Chinese schoolchildren perform slightly terrifying dance routines every morning in gym class. (Gawker)
  • Many of the teachers a Colorado district chose to talk to a reporter oppose its policies. (Dana Goldstein)
  • Kevin Carey: Republicans are both attacking teachers unions and backing their agenda. (New Republic)
  • More high school students are taking tougher classes, but racial gaps persist, a report finds. (Hechinger)
  • Students who attend schools that are phasing out describe how they’re affected by the closures. (EdVox)
  • Did New Orleans juke the schools stats that led Arne Duncan to call it “most-improved”? (Answer Sheet)