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Remainders: In search of the elixir of the status quo

  • Against Joel Klein’s assertion that “collaboration is the elixir of the status-quo crowd.” (Future of Ed)
  • Inside an expulsion hearing at a Bronx charter school for a student with theater skills. (GS Community)
  • Rahm Emanuel’s inauguration speech today focused on schools, children, and schools. (WBEZ)
  • Concerns that arts education will suffer under the new state teacher evaluation system. (Dewey21C)
  • In NCLB talks, Margaret Spellings, now at the Chamber of Commerce, is sidelined. (Politics)
  • How a Philly principal lost confidence in now-NYC school official‘s data analysis. (City School Stories)
  • Advice for a parent of twins with questions about the gifted-and-talented tests. (Insideschools)
  • Threading efforts to teach social justice and prepare students for college work. (Notebook)
  • The back story of how former NYC official Michael Duffy got involved in education. (Goldstein)
  • The use of the term “failing school” in books has skyrocketed since the 1990s. (Kevin Kosar)
  • Georgians protested a court’s rejection of the state’s power to open charter schools. (GPB)