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Remainders: Pedro Noguera quits SUNY charter board in protest

  • Citing philosophical differences, Pedro Noguera has resigned from SUNY’s charter board. (Metropolis)
  • As a reminder, Noguera had taken heat for his position as a charter authorizer. (GothamSchools)
  • The GE Foundation is putting $18 million into supporting the Common Core. (Curriculum Matters)
  • Andy Rotherham: The GE donation is notable because the Common Core is divisive. (School of Thought)
  • SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher: The state needs to start college prep in early childhood. (SUNY Blog)
  • An Alabama politician says increasing teacher pay would violate biblical principals. (Think Progress)
  • Chicago is releasing 15 years of notes from closed-to-the-public school board meetings. (WBEZ)
  • Also in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in hot water after appearing in a pro-charter film. (Russo)
  • A draft bill to overhaul No Child Left Behind could cost New York State school funding. (Politics K-12)
  • Philadelphia rejected disgraced superintendent Arlene Ackerman’s request for unemployment. (Inquirer)
  • A D.C. principal who ran into trouble was fired from her old job in Texas; here’s why. (Answer Sheet)
  • Less than 40 percent of city students eligible for free breakfast take advantage of that. (SchoolBook)