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Remainders: New report details NCLB waivers' pitfalls

  • Report: NCLB waivers may lead to lower expectations for at-risk student groups. (Politics K-12)
  • The principal of Battery Park City’s P.S. 276 frets the demand for kindergarten. (Downtown Express)
  • Some teachers are embracing tech in class, telling students “BYOD”—Bring Your Own Device. (NPR)
  • Yesterday, P.S. 22’s celebrated chorus sang with country-singer Jerrod Niemann. (PS 22 Chorus Blog)
  • Stuyvesant alum: Specialized high schools encourage cramming in lieu of learning. (GS Community)
  • Rotherham: NCLB deserves credit for fostering dialogue about standards and accountability. (Eduwonk)
  • U.S. Department of Education awarded grants to 7 “exemplary” charter schools, none in N.Y. (USDOE)
  • North Brooklyn could get a science and art museum geared toward students. (DNAinfo)
  • In Philly, civil rights advocates are suing the city over closure of mostly-black schools. (The Notebook)

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