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Remainders: The early state catches the Common Core worm

  • The biggest states used to influence textbooks. With the Common Core, the faster ones do. (Eduwonk)
  • A teacher wants inane, incorrect, and unintelligible test questions for his collection. (Tested to Death)
  • A fight over who controls schools is literally stopping Israel from having a government. (Jerusalem Post)
  • Bayside and Hillcrest high schools are part of a city pilot to introduce water-saving toilets. (City Room)
  • A math teacher asks if the Common Core’s first-grade standards are age-appropriate. (Gary Rubinstein)
  • The low-income areas with many specialized high school admissions are rich in tutors. (SchoolBook)
  • The Department of Education’s annual survey, said to be the largest after the census, is open. (NYCDOE)
  • David Sirota: Education “reformers” have hidden their profit motive for helping schools well. (Salon)
  • What research about KIPP schools says (they can work) and what it doesn’t (they always do). (Shanker)
  • While you’re waiting for “Game of Thrones” to return, tide yourself over with “School of Thrones.” (Hairpin)

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