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Remainders: On John Dewey HS's last day, a sad history lesson

  • John Dewey HS, which graduates its last class today, began as a beacon of optimism. (Brooklyn Bureau)
  • Relay Graduate School of Education is different: competency-based, flipped, and growing. (Ed Next)
  • A Beijing native says her schooling left her ill-equipped to think creatively or problem-solve. (Atlantic)
  • A parent asks why some principals might not penalize cheaters and what she can do. (Insideschools)
  • The head of a charter school opening this fall lists the tasks that come after approval. (Charter Notebook)
  • At Manhattan’s Facing History School, students hold mock trials of genocidal leaders. (SchoolBook)
  • As tests move online, districts are able and willing to require more of them each year. (Hechinger)
  • More than 500 school districts across the country are now using Google Chromebooks. (TechCrunch)
  • Books used in some Christian schools use the Loch Ness Monster to disprove evolution. (Answer Sheet)
  • Illinois is standing by a criticized tougher cutoff score on its teacher credentialing exam. (Teacher Beat)
  • A teacher at a “turnaround” school describes the emotional impact of the process. (GS Community)
  • With little left to do, a teacher explains how he keeps his room safe over the summer. (NYC Educator)
  • A teacher posts a heartfelt plea from an eighth-grader who is facing being held back again. (Prelife)