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Remainders: Stuff special ed students say during test prep

  • A special ed teacher lists the comments he hears most frequently when doing test prep. (Mr. Foteah)
  • A teacher explains her guilt over taking a sick day and why she does so rarely. (Miss Eyre/NYC Educator)
  • A politician attributes Obama’s edu-agenda success to the issue’s poor press coverage. (New Yorker)
  • A teacher at a proposed turnaround school describes the effect of random scanning. (GS Community)
  • A report is on its way from a committee that Joel Klein chaired with Condoleezza Rice. (Answer Sheet)
  • Brokers face pressure from parents who want to live in their ideal school zone. (Real Estate Weekly)
  • Teach for America’s head of research explains what she knows and what she doesn’t yet. (Rick Hess)
  • A reminder to teachers to pay close attention to how they answer questions. (Coach G’s Teaching Tips)
  • Some District 3 parents are worried a Harlem Success move could crowd middle schools. (Insideschools)
  • A Manhattan teacher says his school has ceded its discipline room to a charter co-location. (Ed Notes)