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Remainders: More special ed pressure for selective schools

  • Selective middle schools are also being told to take more students with special needs. (Insideschools)
  • A crib sheet of flaws in first-round NCLB waiver apps that could be helpful for New York. (Politics K-12)
  • Charlotte Danielson dishes on good teaching, evaluations, and New York City’s missteps. (SchoolBook)
  • A teacher rounds up top Tweets from a Long Island principals’ forum on evaluations. (NYCDOEnuts)
  • A Christian school that all four of Chancellor Dennis Walcott’s children attended is closing. (AP)
  • A look at the Posse Foundation, which helps city students get in to selective colleges. (Opinionator)
  • It turns out that Bad Teacher day is a day when students wear Led Zeppelin t-shirts. (NYC Educator)
  • A charter school proposed for the Bronx will offer a gifted model and fencing classes. (Riverdale Review)
  • A teacher describes the blatant, uncreative plagiarism among her Spanish students. (Edwize)
  • Eric Nadelstern: The state should adopt teacher peer review, like my high school had. (SchoolBook)
  • A critic of credit recovery suggests a good way to let overage students graduate faster. (GS Community)
  • The new principal of Columbia Secondary School came from a school on the MLK campus. (Spectator)
  • The Observer says Gov. Cuomo’s leadership on teacher evaluations is a good first step to merit pay.
  • Mike Petrilli reviews three years of President Obama’s education policy leadership. (Education Next)