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Remainders: What McKinsey thinks and thought of NYC schools

  • McKinsey once cited New York City as a district reform model to watch and model; no more. (Ed Vox)
  • Leonie Haimson saw last night’s PEP as a frustrating denial of an overcrowding crisis. (EdNotes)
  • Teachers at Francis Lewis HS, Walcott’s alma mater, rallied against budget cuts today. (EdNotes)
  • Watch an architect of the common core standards, David Coleman, “bringing [them] to life.” (NYSED)
  • A survey of Californians finds Latinos and blacks are the least likely to support test-based pay. (PPIC)
  • Keeping virtual schools rigorous is hard but possible, and online learning isn’t for everyone. (Mindshift)
  • Louisiana gave SIG to schools based on the quality of their plan, not extent of need. (Quick and the Ed)
  • Study: observers’ views of Cincinatti teachers matched value-added numbers. (Joanne Jacobs)
  • Randi Weingarten has stolen Al Sharpton’s heart from Joel Klein, a New Jersey rally shows. (Sify)
  • For- and non-profit edu-entities aren’t that different, and neither is inherently good or bad. (AEI)