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Remainders: Broader implications seen in city-UFT tensions

  • The city’s intractable fight with the teachers union might point to deeper labor issues. (City Hall News)
  • A Hispanic male elementary school on being a minority teaching in a minority school. (Brent Nycz)
  • The straw poll in this year’s troubled parent council elections ends tomorrow. (City Room)
  • City Council suggestions to avert teacher layoffs: fewer contracts and more reimbursements. (Times)
  • A Brooklyn principal invited a star of a movie criticizing reform to be principal for a day. (Ed Notes)
  • A judgment in a federal lawsuit about bullying at PS 6 could have broad implications. (Gotham Gazette)
  • Rupert Murdoch, Joel Klein’s new boss, touted education tech at the G8 conference. (Guardian UK)
  • NYC’s old bugaboo of forced teacher placement is rearing its head in Denver. (Ed News Colorado)
  • How a California teacher juggles his love of history and the specter of state tests. (Mother Jones)
  • The season finale of “The Simpsons” stars Edna Crabapple in the rubber room. (Mike Antonucci)
  • Ed Sec Arne Duncan said for the first time that a federal curriculum would be illegal. (Politics K-12)
  • Los Angeles’s school board symbolically stripped parents of the right to revamp schools. (L.A. Now)