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Remainders: A warning about shared exam scoring landmines

  • A retired math teacher recalls the furor that ensued after she had to grade English exams. (Pissed Off)
  • Both the state and city teachers unions are backing Gov. Cuomo’s teacher ratings bill. (Daily Politics)
  • Cuomo held a pressser to make clear that unions and legislators alike had little choice. (Wonkster)
  • The moving boxes at a school set for charter school co-location are getting filled. (Inside Colocation)
  • Students (and teachers) at Williamsburg Charter HS still don’t know if the school will close. (SchoolBook)
  • Here’s an argument against “just right” texts pitched to students’ exact reading levels. (Flypaper)
  • Parents pushed Chelsea’s P.S. 11 to surpass many schools in making lunches healthy. (SchoolBook)
  • Arne Duncan rejected senators’ claim that the White House supports D.C. vouchers again. (Politics K-12)
  • A Philadelphia teacher describes the explosions in his school year, both good and bad. (Notebook)
  • Pundits discuss if middle schools should stand alone; researchers have asked, too. (Room for Debate)
  • A teacher muses on the meaning of the frequently utter phrase, “It’s been a long year.” (NYCDOEnuts)