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Remainders: City payroll scandal might be biggest theft ever

  • Public Advocate Bill deBlasio brought his wife, a public school mom, to oppose cuts today. (City Room)
  • An interview with KIPP’s CEO about graduates’ 33 percent 6-year college graduation rate. (Rick Hess)
  • A 10-year blogger of education technology issues, Will Richardson, is ending his run. (Weblogg-ed)
  • The UFT’s blog was named best blog by the New York Labor Communications Council. (Edwize)
  • A 1943 article about U.S. students’ lack of history knowledge could have been written today. (NPR)
  • The principal of a D.C. school where cheating is alleged resigned on Friday. (D.C. Schools Insider)
  • On early childhood, the Obama Administration hasn’t gotten much from Race to the Top. (Sara Mead)
  • When you actually know American education, The Economist’s coverage can seem shallow. (Flypaper)
  • Kindergarten is a time of simultaneous separation and clinginess, a father observes. (Insideschools)
  • With a new indictment, the CityTime scandal is looking like the biggest theft ever. (Running Scared)
  • Bigger budget woes have derailed President Obama’s bid to reauthorize NCLB. (American Prospect)
  • Kentucky became the first state today to ask the feds for flexibility in accountability. (Politics K-12)
  • Preparing for Aug. 29, MATCH Charter School surveys its new students and staff. (Starting an Ed School)
  • Our condolences to Mayor Bloomberg on the death of his mother, Charlotte, at age 102. (Times)

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