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Remainders: On the dental hazards of public school parenting

  • Liz Willen is grinding her teeth because of the pressure of being a public school parent. (Insideschools)
  • Zakiyah Ansari, a plaintiff in the UFT-NAACP lawsuit, explains the suit’s potential upsides. (EdVox)
  • A Queens teacher is doing what seniors do every year: leaving high school forever. (Pissed Off Teacher)
  • The city told principals this week it is cutting $10 million from the DOE’s custodial budget. (City Room)
  • Norm Scott reports from Bloombergville, site of an ongoing protest against budget cuts. (Ed Notes)
  • A parent made a video of city students describing why they value their teachers. (YouTube via Ed Notes)
  • The New York Times sees a profit opportunity in the arrival of common standards. (Curriculum Matters)
  • The City Council passed a bill requiring city agencies to post official documents online. (Gotham Gazette)
  • A 16-year-old says it’s hard being a citizen whose parents immigrated illegally. (Radio Rookies)
  • Collin says his old administrators used predatory observations to drive teachers away. (GS Community)
  • A list of ten top education cliches, from Titanic references to moving the needle. (Title 1-derland)
  • A new study says getting into gifted programs doesn’t make students learn more. (Joanne Jacobs)
  • Students can see the difference in their writing from the beginning of the year to now. (Mr Foteah)
  • Chicago teachers describe the defining moments and themes of the last school year. (Answer Sheet)