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Remainders: A cost-benefit analysis for exerting school choice

  • To escape low-performing schools, parents across the city expend herculean efforts. (Insideschools)
  • A school closure plan has turned Assemblyman Keith Wright against mayoral control. (Politicker NY)
  • A member of the Absent Teacher Reserve landed a regular job at “a school as it should be.” (NYC ATR)
  • A city teacher skewers the idea that education before “reform” was better for all. (Jose Vilson)
  • Peeking into a writers’ workshop when all of the myriad pieces are working together. (Mr. Foteah)
  • Chinatown schools report an annual influx of new students after the winter vacation. (SchoolBook)
  • Science teachers (including GothamSchools alum Kelly Vaughan) turn to storytelling. (Dot Earth)
  • Tougher accountability for charter school performance is emerging nationally. (Time/Hechinger)
  • A technologist explores the coming frontier when teachers can be replaced by algorithms. (TechCrunch)
  • From Chicago, a searchable map of schools and their arts programs. (Ingenuity Inc)
  • Diane Ravitch wonders if President Obama knows the effect of Race to the Top. (Bridging Differences)
  • Mike Petrilli: The study that proved the value of a teacher also proved the value of test scores. (Flypaper)