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Remainders: Teacher cited Romney's 'false sense of knowledge'

  • In giving a C, Mitt Romney’s French teacher noted a “false sense of knowledge.” (HuffPo via Russo)
  • An Upper East Side private school put out a press release backing NCLB waivers. (Digital Journal)
  • Brooklyn teacher Ryan Hall (see his class here) says eighth-graders can see algebra’s value. (HuffPo)
  • Mike Petrilli renounces his belief that the government shouldn’t subsidize PBS: It’s too good! (Ed Next)
  • A satirical police alert was filed after prolific Diane Ravitch didn’t tweet for 45 minutes. (Students Last)
  • A student who says her school is unsafe and too easy is told that transferring will be hard. (Insideschools)
  • Aaron Pallas draws contrasts between his retention research and TNTP’s. (GS Community/Hechinger)
  • A UFT chapter leader urges his colleagues to conduct their own surveys of teachers. (Labor Lessons)
  • A teacher recognizes his own history teacher’s excellence and worries about others like him. (Yo Mista)
  • A national office faults the way districts coordinate special education services after high school. (HuffPo)
  • Principals who lobbied against New York’s teacher eval law say getting heard is tough. (Answer Sheet)
  • The nation’s report card will include more contextual details about students’ lives. (Curriculum Matters)