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Remainders: Echoing Randi, Klein calls for teacher bar exam

  • Randi Weingarten said teachers should have a bar exam. Joel Klein said the same thing today. (Atlantic)
  • “Forget about tenure, forget about seniority,” D.C.’s union chief said alongside Rhee. (Fast Company)
  • The UFT brought in $125.5 million in 2010-2011 but, like many locals, operated at a deficit. (EIA)
  • A list of city schools that are especially good for students with disabilities has 53 entries. (Insideschools)
  • Publishers are responding to the Common Core, but education officials are still skeptical. (EdWeek)
  • Children in foster care are especially vulnerable in Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath. (Child Welfare Watch)
  • School custodians, such as those readying I.S. 211, have worked tirelessly since Sandy. (SchoolBook)
  • Students at a Harlem Children’s Zone charter schools became rapidly less poor recently. (Flypaper)
  • A new analysis finds that L.A. teachers have an unusually wide range in effectiveness. (Teacher Beat)
  • Eight states did not have a single district submit a Race to the Top-District application. (Politics K-12)
  • A longtime education policy wonk previews the Assembly’s likely ed issues this year. (Ed in the Apple)
  • A TFA critic says he was pleasantly surprised by his visit to KIPP’s NYC high school. (Gary Rubinstein)

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