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Remainders: Two anti-union ads, one fake photogenic teacher

  • Anti-union ads in Florida and Wisconsin use the same footage of a teacher to make their case. (Politico)
  • It seems no one has anything bad to say about Ed Sec Arne Duncan — at least as a person. (Newsweek)
  • Norm Scott heard from two 40-year-old students who said he was their best teacher ever. (Ed Notes)
  • Mike Petrilli says proposing to cut health care for the elderly shows Republicans love kids. (Flypaper)
  • Kevin Carey says WaPo schools reporter Bill Turque has a comprehension problem. (Quick and the Ed)
  • Bill de Blasio is asking parents of students with disabilities to fill out a survey. (Public Advocate site)
  • Relationship-building is a big part of great teaching, but it’s not at all the only requirement. (Coach G)
  • With fewer, better teachers a charter school network plans to turn around a failing charter. (HuffPo)
  • A Brooklyn school will screen “Race to Nowhere,” about high-pressure schools, April 13 . (GS Calendar)
  • “Race to Nowhere” says students do too much homework, when they really do too little. (Jay Mathews)
  • D.C. is crawling with charter preschools, which aren’t allowed in New York State. (Hechinger Report)
  • Marc Waxman lists nine things his Denver charter school is doing to value teachers. (GS Community)
  • Children’s lives could be at risk as school nurses’ hours and positions fall to budget cuts. (Motherlode)