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Remainders: Chicago Mayor Emanuel opts for private school

  • Rahm Emanuel will send his children to the private University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. (CBS2)
  • But Emanuel’s not happy to talk about the choice. He has good company. (Parents Across America)
  • PEP member Patrick Sullivan says a mayoral committee is pushing arts testing. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • A new teacher screening system in Illinois could undo some schools’ recent hiring. (Catalyst)
  • Cheating on standardized tests was widespread, long before No Child Left Behind arrived. (Slate)
  • Arthur Goldstein: The city’s decision to continue burning dirty oil at schools is dangerous. (HuffPo)
  • Twin studies show student stability and teacher attrition at Los Angeles charter schools. (Joanne Jacobs)
  • A new federal initiative aims to interrupt the “school-to-prison pipeline.” (Politics K-12)
  • Checker Finn: Maybe American students have gotten stronger, but we’re still a nation at risk. (Flypaper)
  • NCLB politics are bringing together strange bedfellows of union leaders and Republicans. (AEI)
  • British reformer Sir Kenneth Robinson shares advices for Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott. (Thirteen)
  • A starting-out city teacher expounds on the importance of reciprocal mentoring. (Rick Hess Straight Up)

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