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Remainders: Tracking muddles high school "value added" data

  • Applying “value-added” measures to middle and high schools is complicated by tracking. (Teacher Beat)
  • Five students taking the specialized high school test describe their preparation and hopes. (Schoolbook)
  • And here’s advice about ranking specialized high schools, for those who are applying. (Insideschools)
  • The education app world includes a growing number of teachers turned entrepreneurs. (Village Voice)
  • Obama says SIG grants are working, but the feds haven’t actually released promised data. (Politics K-12)
  • A visit to the NYC Harbor School on Governor’s Island illustrates its unique mission and vision. (WSJ)
  • A union meeting for members of the ATR pool drew 100 teachers, according to one attendee. (NYC ATR)
  • A 2005 reviewer of the HS of Graphic Communication Arts said it struggled then too. (Ed in the Apple)
  • After writing similar stories 25 years apart, a journalist calls segregation tenacious. (Reader via Russo)
  • The UFT’s contract says faculty meeting agendas should reflect teacher input; are they? (NYC Educator)
  • A policy analyst says that Chile’s use of school vouchers shows their policy limitations. (Answer Sheet)
  • University of Virginia’s college admissions dean is answering students’ questions. (Learning Network)

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