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Remainders: Cuomo picks former NYC-er as his education chief

  • Gov. Cuomo named a D.C. schools official with city roots to be his education deputy. (Albany Watch)
  • Here’s the second post in a series on maximizing your school’s progress report score. (Datacation)
  • The main school facilities work in the city’s updated capital plan is expedited PCB removal. (Schoolbook)
  • A student at Central Park East High School writes about how he has dealt with loss. (Learning Network)
  • Argentinian high school students are so engaged that they seize their schools to change policy. (Atlantic)
  • A scholar of education philanthropy says New York City’s early wins could change course. (Straight Up)
  • At Jon Hamm “Brooklyn Castle” screening, a future female grandmaster stole the show. (Gothamist)
  • Google says its new ChromeBook, at $295, could help schools boost their computing power. (CNET)
  • Real estate brokers in Washington Heights join parents in worrying about a rezoning plan. (DNAInfo)
  • An expert on picking schools urges calm about Park Slope’s rezoning plan. (A Child Grows In Brooklyn)