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Remainders: Newly extended day for city’s high school seniors

  • For the first time, seniors at city high schools will have to go to school all day this year. (Insideschools)
  • Rudy Giuliani says the greatest regret of his mayoralty was not reforming the city’s schools. (Larry King)
  • The world of competitive Scrabble has been rocked by a small-time cheating scandal. (Gawker)
  • Mark Fusco says bringing the community into his classroom helped his students a lot. (GS Community)
  • Andy Rotherham argues that Mitt Romney’s vice president pick matters little for education. (Eduwonk)
  • An English teacher says the debate over whether algebra should be required is misplaced. (SchoolBook)
  • The U.S. DOE is making it very hard for small districts to compete in RTTT-District. (Politics K-12)
  • A UFT analysis links charters’ suspension rates, shrinking cohorts, and rising pass rates. (Edwize)
  • This year, NBC News’s three-day “Education Nation” summit is focusing on solutions. (NBC)
  • ClassDojo, a website that helps with classroom management, is growing more popular. (Teacher Beat)