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Remainders: Three students, three schools, three trajectories

  • Three bright city students who attended three different schools are now on three trajectories. (HuffPo)
  • A city reading teacher recommends non-fiction summer reading to engage and move students. (Times)
  • Harlem Village Academies’ founder Deborah Kenny answers queries about starting the schools. (TIME)
  • A Delaware charter school principal said she had a PhD from a school that doesn’t exist. (News Journal)
  • In the first year that StudentsFirst existed, 2010-2011, the group raised $7.6 million. (Teacher Beat)
  • The directory that next year’s eighth-graders will use to pick high schools is out now. (Insideschools)
  • A study found that daily report cards helped students with ADHD stay on track. (Inside Special Ed)
  • An analogy: Giving teacher ratings just to parents is like giving health grades only to diners. (Flypaper)
  • Overlooked in talk about segregated schools is that there are few “average” schools. (EdNews Colorado)
  • A Teach for America vet and critic finds the same unsettling ideas in this year’s recruits. (Gary Rubinstein)
  • A test expert doubts Pearson and the state have enough good test questions for next year. (SchoolBook)