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Remainders: StudentsFirst, Randi Weingarten clash on Twitter

  • StudentsFirst and Randi Weingarten are clashing on Twitter over abusive teachers. (Eduwonk 1, 2)
  • The fight, posted with the hashtag #protectourkids, started with Campbell Brown’s op/ed. (Twitter)
  • A study of “exam” schools nationally finds that they don’t serve more upper-crust kids. (EdNext)
  • StudentsFirst says Michelle Rhee herself wrote her new book, “Radical,” out in January. (Russo)
  • A mother whose son had a tough transition to ninth grade offers advice to others. (Insideschools)
  • New York is the second state officially to recognize graduates’ bilingualism. (Learning the Language)
  • Many policies focus on the best and worst teachers. What about the rest? (Starting an Ed School)
  • A teacher probes the murky intersection of caring about kids and their test scores. (Jose Vilson)
  • A potentially “irreplaceable” teacher says work conditions trump pay for her. (Miss Eyre/NYC Educator)