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Remainders: An equity argument against after-school programs

  • Half of city streets could have their speed limits lowered because they’re near schools. (Streetsblog)
  • City teacher Jose Vilson says parent-teacher conferences are a highlight of his year. (Room for Debate)
  • One argument against after-school activities is that they worsen inequities if only some join in. (Atlantic)
  • Mayor Bloomberg touted software engineering in schools today, not school report cards. (GS in Brief)
  • Brooklyn’s Hebrew Language Academy got an F, but its environment and performance improved. (JTA)
  • The head of Cuomo’s education commission makes fixing schools de Blasio’s second priority. (Observer)
  • An 84-year-old who works at P.S. 198 is Learning Leaders’ School Volunteer of the Year. (GS in Brief)