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Remainders: Seeking diversity, a parent finds Brooklyn's PS 261

  • Looking for a racially diverse school, a mom sees only segregation — then discovers PS 261. (HuffPo)
  • A suggestion that what’s paying off in Houston is not KIPP’s techniques but MATCH’s. (Mike Goldstein)
  • The Harlem Success teacher who burned out speaks out, with some surprising opinions. (Russo)
  • Tom Vander Ark defends digital learning against the New York Times’ analysis. (Getting Smart)
  • David Sirota: The rise of education technology is a tool of the corporate “Shock Doctrine.” (Salon)
  • Mark Anderson: New standards are “an extremely useful guide” for teachers. (GS Community)
  • A call for proponents of the Common Core math standards to please show themselves. (Rick Hess)
  • Being a chef is newly prestigious. What can teaching learn from cooking? (Rock the Boat)
  • Weighing the impact — positive and negative — of criticizing the teachers union from within. (Ed Notes)
  • Did the UFT’s newspaper bury a story because the subject was from the wrong political party? (Ed Notes)
  • Michelle Rhee and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson were finally married over the weekend. (AP)
  • And our congrats to the New York Times, which officially launched its new education site, SchoolBook.