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Remainders: Less diversity at city schools that screen students

  • City high schools that screen students have far fewer poor students and students of color. (Insideschools)
  • Norm Scott turns to literary allusion to critique school closures in Far Rockaway. (The Wave/Ed Notes)
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who has attacked unions, unveiled his education platform. (Wisc. S.J.)
  • Poor school districts in New York State say Gov. Cuomo’s aid won’t make up for losses. (Times-Union)
  • Andy Rotherham: One way to evaluate teachers is to let parents pick their children’s. (School of Thought)
  • Deborah Meier visited Japan and brought back new thoughts about NYC schools. (Bridging Differences)
  • An upstate superintendent says he can’t afford to do more frequent teacher evaluations. (Albany Journal)
  • Apple launched an e-textbook initiative today, but it’s unclear how quickly schools will join in. (Time)
  • Boys & Girls HS Principal Bernard Gassaway says he’s okay with being left out of turnaround. (Patch)
  • Culling the visual bookmarking site Pinterest for images of interest to teachers. (Best Colleges Online)
  • A teacher now working in Lebanon says our video from P.S. 19 brought her right back. (NY Teacher)
  • More data points from student activists who protested against the city’s college readiness rates. (Edvox)
  • As soon as one school search comes to a close, another one starts, frets a mother. (Insideschools)

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