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Remainders: Brill's new book argues teachers can fix poverty

  • A review of Steven Brill’s book says it contains errors and the idea that teachers can fix poverty. (Nation)
  • Brill accuses Diane Ravitch of being a paid union shill, a charge even her opponents deny. (Russo)
  • Why is New York City telling schools what to teach about sex, but only about sex? (Flypaper)
  • A roundup of the Manhattan principals that teachers rated highest and lowest on a city survey. (JD2718)
  • A teacher refreshing her classroom over the summer describes deciding to get rid of her desk. (Mrs. Ripp)
  • Meet the Education Writers Association’s new public editor, Emily Richmond. (The Educated Reporter)
  • Carole Feldman, a longtime Associated Press journalist, is the AP’s new education editor. (Russo)
  • As its first class neared graduation, Collin Lawrence’s school entered triage mode. (GS Community)
  • A move is afoot to make the Common Core accessible to all students. (Learning the Language)
  • Diana Senechal: Schools today have too much boring busy-ness all over their walls. (Core Knowledge)
  • A look at the insiders and outsiders that are trying to reshape city teachers unions. (School of Thought)
  • Crackerjack California reporters found that many schools still aren’t earthquake-ready. (Voice of S.D.)