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Remainders: Poor timing for year’s Take Your Child To Work day

  • Take Your Child To Work Day, set for April 26, falls during this year’s state testing dates. (Crain’s NY)
  • A teacher frets about a beloved student whose skin color and attire might cause alarm. (NYC Educator)
  • A student’s removal from his home by ACS induces a reflection on the transience of teaching. (Prelife)
  • An anonymous parent and student decry their experience at a KIPP charter school. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • City schools were “notable” applicants for a federal Green Schools prize but didn’t win. (NYSED.gov)
  • An education reformer extols the pricey but empowering American Girl dolls. (School of Thought)
  • A progressive elementary school that lost its chance to open this year is on the path again. (SchoolBook)
  • Parsing Ed Sec Arne Duncan’s praise for progress with School Improvement Grants. (Gary Rubinstein)
  • A city teacher engages extensively with the question of how to improve teaching. (No Sleep Til Summer)