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Remainders: Little investigation into Philly cheating evidence

  • Pennsylvania found unlikely numbers of erasures on state tests but never investigated. (Notebook)
  • The “more than a dozen” new standardized tests the city is preparing? Actually 408. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • Despite the no-layoffs budget deal, PS 102 in Brooklyn excessed teacher Andrea Schulman. (HuffPo)
  • Ruben recounts his fourth year of teaching, which had high highs and low lows. (GS Community)
  • KIPP co-founder Mike Feinberg will no longer head KIPP Houston and its Turbo model. (Rick Hess)
  • Parents in Buffalo want a “parent trigger” law to let them remake struggling schools. (City Journal)
  • A group for new and alt-cert teachers, New Teacher Underground, is launching this week. (Ed Notes)
  • An argument that Winerip’s take on charter school push-outs just proves choice works. (Flypaper)
  • Read a full account from the mother who says Harlem Success pushed her son out. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • Two leading pundits offer edu-talking points for Republican presidential hopefuls. (Weekly Standard)
  • The head of the city’s Leadership Academy to train new principals defends its track record. (Times)
  • The city aims to improve life for the elderly by using school buses to take them shopping. (Daily Mail)
  • Many countries with great schools are doing less testing these days, not more. Why aren’t we? (Salon)

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