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Remainders: Charter schools change teacher strike dynamic

  • In the current reality, strikes by teachers unions won’t shut down all of a city’s public schools. (WBEZ)
  • A new TFA teacher adjusts to not being the only one who cares. (TeachForUs via Gary Rubinstein)
  • Chancellor Walcott toured students around a trash container turned school recycling center. (GS Twitter)
  • A math teacher says English classes conducted on why-learn-algebra lines would be dull. (Jose Vilson)
  • A recent graduate describes a life-changing summer program, and how she paid for it. (GS Community)
  • I was on the Brian Lehrer Show this morning to talk about changes in teacher certification. (WNYC)
  • Learning is made fun in the city’s new program to stem learning loss, Summer Quest. (SchoolBook)
  • Both presidential candidates accept the theory of evolution, but a potential VP pick does not. (Slate)
  • A teacher says loss isn’t the biggest problem with “loss aversion” tactics to raising scores. (James Boutin)