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Remainders: ACS head is leaving, against Bloomberg’s wishes

  • John Mattingly, head of the city’s embattled Administration for Children’s Services is resigning. (NBC NY)
  • A London school is embracing old-fashioned tracking, replete with color-coded uniforms. (Guardian)
  • Patrick Sullivan: From a business view, NewsCorp’s education division is doomed. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • The Grassroots Education Movement is campaigning against high-stakes testing. (GS Community)
  • An estimate of Boston’s charter teacher attrition is 1 in 4, half of Los Angeles’s. (Starting an Ed School)
  • Two poor reviews or discontinuances land Chicago teachers on a lifetime “Do Not Hire” list. (Catalyst)
  • A New York City-free slideshow of the five biggest cheating scandals in American school history. (HuffPo)
  • A teacher wonders how classroom learning can be made as exciting as a baseball game. (Mr. Foteah)
  • The rise of online learning has traditional public schools competing for virtual students. (The Journal)
  • An adventurous ride alongside Data turns into a drive from hell for one city teacher. (James Boutin)