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Remainders: Imagining Chancellor Weingarten & UFT Prez Klein

  • What would Chancellor Randi Weingarten do? And how about UFT President Joel Klein? (Teacher Beat)
  • City Councilman Fernando Cabrera wants the city to hold off on the DOE’s Verizon deal. (Daily Politics)
  • And Verizon’s New York president wrote a letter of his own urging no delay. (Scribd via OurSchoolsNYC)
  • Everyone’s talking about teacher quality. But what about principal quality? (Corey Bunje Bower)
  • Inspired by our story, Norm Scott recounts a bridge-building project he taught 18 years ago. (Ed Notes)
  • A city teacher offers five reasons why he’s not joining his colleagues in tossing his desk. (Mr. Foteah)
  • States might not have to adopt common standards to get NCLB waivers, after all. (Curriculum Matters)
  • The phrase “Texas Miracle,” debunked in academic achievement, is back in political discourse. (Atlantic)
  • A ruling against a Colorado voucher plan has left some families and schools at sea. (Ed News Colorado)
  • Gov. Cuomo signed a law toughening requirements for school bus drivers. (City Room, Daily Politics)
  • A teacher in the ATR pool recounts a marathon interview with a clueless “talent coach.” (NYC ATR)
  • Embattled Philadelphia schools chief Arlene Ackerman skipped a principals’ conference. (Notebook)
  • Did the Koch Brothers finance opposition to desegregation efforts in North Carolina schools? (Alternet)