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Remainders: A Bronx school's goodness and prom stories

  • Why first-graders at a South Bronx school can read, but the fourth-graders struggle. (Learning Matters)
  • After prom obsessions frustrated her, a teacher gave in and enjoyed the Electric Slide. (GS Community)
  • New York will revamp its English Language Learners test to fit the common core standards. (Ed Week)
  • A new graphic novel by a teacher titled “Yo, Miss” explains why a 20-year-old is still in school. (Edwize)
  • More students face summer school; here’s information for parents on scheduling. (GS, Insideschools)
  • Hundreds of NEA and AFT affiliates have lost their tax-exempt status, IRS reports show. (Intercepts)
  • A program connects middle school students to entrepreneurial “micro-internships.” (Business Insider)
  • The Gates Foundation will support Colorado’s teacher effectiveness plans. (EdNews Colorado)
  • A study in Science finds that Chicago’s pre-K to third grade programs helped children. (Early Ed Watch)
  • On Wednesday, WBAI will host a conversation among critics of Bloomberg’s school policies. (EdNotes)
  • Here’s a petition that AQE is organizing against budget cuts to New York schools. (Insideschools)