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Remainders: City calls for more Common Core-aligned units

  • The city is asking schools to add more Common Core-aligned units to curricula in the fall. (Schoolbook)
  • Lehman student was ticketed for disorderly conduct after passing out fliers protesting closure. (DNAinfo)
  • The new principal of Scarsdale High School is coming from Queens’ Townsend Harris. (Patch)
  • The public school run by a Hassidic Jew has the same number as Chabad’s Brooklyn HQ. (Jewish Week)
  • Robot test graders are not yet sophisticated enough to handle content-laden essay prompts. (Slate)
  • A Queens parent describes the process of opting his child out of state exams. (Schoolbook)
  • To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, Arne Duncan visits a D.C. “SIG” high school. (Ed.gov)
  • If SIG is any indication, districts may struggle to find support for teacher initiative. (Ed Money Watch)

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