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Remainders: Mulgrew critic says concessions real, blackmail not

  • Michael Mulgrew’s email to UFT members about the lawsuit denies all of the allegations. (NYCDOEnuts)
  • A frequent critic of Mulgrew’s leadership says he doubts blackmail was behind concessions. (Ed Notes)
  • Tonight is the deadline to vote for Erasmus Hall building to restore its stained glass windows. (PIP)
  • Twelve city high schools, some specialized and some not, make a national top-1,000 list. (Newsweek)
  • A design firm won an award for sketching New York City with schools atop each skyscraper. (Curbed)
  • Katie Campos, N.Y.’s 26-year-old deputy education secretary, makes a 40 under 40 list. (City & State)
  • A British schoolchild is documenting and critiquing her sparse daily school lunches. (Never Seconds)
  • Leo Casey bullets some of the contents of the Joel Klein charter school emails the UFT sought. (Edwize)
  • After her son’s SAT score was cancelled, Liz Willen criticizes the test-industrial complex. (Insideschools)
  • Ravitch takes the Klein-Condoleezza Rice education report to task for IDing the wrong issues. (NYRB)
  • A father mocks the city’s renaming of 24 schools with a letter to a student-turned-scholar. (Insideschools)
  • A teacher offers a suggestion for helping students create “concept cards” to take notes. (Coach G’s Tips)
  • A city teen explains and extols his choice at attend a lower-cost college to avoid debt. (Learning Network)
  • Staten Island Tech’s principal says he adds “the salt and pepper” to teachers’ gourmet meals. (DNA Info)
  • A satirical letter-to-a-teacher’s-file lambastes the Common Core’s non-fiction mandate. (NYC Educator)
  • Eight experts and pundits tackle the topic “Is integration back in U.S. public schools?” (Room for Debate)
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