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Remainders: A roundup of 2011 roundups and 2012 predictions

  • We collected links to hundreds of stories in our year-in-review of the city schools. (GothamSchools)
  • Readers’ favorite stories from 2011 about education politics and policy wonkery. (Politics K-12)
  • City parents collect the best and worst education events of the last year. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • Mike Petrilli batted .500 on last year’s education predictions, Cathie Black included. (Flypaper)
  • Predictions for a dozen stories that education readers are likely to see in 2012. (Rick Hess Straight Up)
  • Some self-evident predictions for 2012’s top stories, and some unorthodox ones, too. (Answer Sheet)
  • A list of the 10 most memorable stories about issues facing and relating to teachers. (EdWeek)


  • A school-year schedule if Joel Klein’s friends’ children ran the Department of Education. (New Yorker)
  • A flack for New Haven’s schools resigned after being caught threatening a reporter. (N.H. Independent)
  • Praise for a new member of the Panel for Educational Policy, from a frequent critic. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • Six experts (but no teachers) take on the question of whether teachers are overpaid. (Room for Debate)
  • A teacher says she spent break distracted by, but not obsessed with, her students’ issues. (SchoolBook)
  • A 27-year-old assistant principal tweets from the hallways of his D.C. school. (Washington Post)
  • Imagining the debate over the Danielson Framework during teacher evaluation talks. (Jose Vilson)
  • A teacher used her break to reassess a major chore both she and her students dislike. (Core Knowledge)
  • A summary of the new steps the DOE is taking to managing crowding at some schools. (Insideschools)
  • An interview with Patricia Clearly, a college counselor at Stuyvesant HS. (College Admission Book)

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