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Remainders: Union votes against voting on teacher evaluations

  • The UFT’s Delegate Assembly voted down a caucus’s call for a teacher evaluations referendum. (MORE)
  • Two remarkable things: The vote happened, and a union official left the dais to oppose it. (NYCDOEnuts)
  • A city teacher got an ethics warning for campaigning for union chapter leader during class. (GS Scribd)
  • Dozens of all-white “segregation academies” continue to exist 40 years after desegregation. (Hechinger)
  • A gas leak at Queens’ Nathaniel Hawthorne Middle School caused the school’s evacuation. (DNAInfo)
  • Breaking down Wendy Kopp’s claim of an eight-year average tenure for TFA teachers. (Gary Rubinstein)
  • A recap about the students denied graduation pomp last year has a happy ending. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • A list of five misconceptions about contemporary students starts with their tech savviness. (eSchoolNews)
  • A satirical review of actual scientific research explains why so many teens struggle in school. (Cracked)