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Remainders: Private firms hope new standards fuel new profits

  • Private firms see a big opportunity for profit in new standards and more failure. (Reuters via Russo)
  • A teacher pens an essay he hopes educators who exit will one day write about returning. (NYCDOENuts)
  • The mother of a child with disabilities says she doesn’t need it all because she has enough. (Atlantic)
  • Nearly 100 teachers were terminated because of poor performance under D.C.’s eval system. (WashPo)
  • An experienced teacher advises newbies: Don’t say yes to a school without thinking it through. (JD2718)
  • The chorus teacher at Staten Island’s P.S. 22 makes a list of the most inspiring educators. (BeliefNet)
  • Some of teenaged Student Voice advocates urge educators not to be afraid of technology. (SchoolBook)
  • A charter school operator discusses his approach to deciding whether to expand. (Starting an Ed School)
  • A study found that high achievers suffered when everyone started taking algebra. (Curriculum Matters)
  • In Louisiana, schools chief (and ex-NYer) John White is getting credit for giving face time. (Advocate)