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Remainders: Book-"banning" in Chicago draws student protests

  • Chicago students protested a quasi-ban on the graphic novel “Persepolis” in schools. (DNAInfo, Tribune)
  • One of the four states that has not adopted the Common Core might be doing so. (Curriculum Matters)
  • Reflecting on her own childhood, an editor says work and play have been “farcically reversed.” (Times)
  • Experts on the city’s high schools suggest which ones that still have space to choose. (Insideschools)
  • Harlem Village Academies’ Deborah Kenny says the key to kindergarten is play. (Washington Post)
  • Five questions for bigwigs John King, Dennis Walcott, Robert Jackson, and John Flanagan. (City & State)
  • Some city schools are trying to help students handle stress through meditation and yoga. (SchoolBook)
  • A teacher suspects there could be pay cuts for some summer special ed teachers. (Chaz’s School Daze)
  • Pennsylvania wants to close a cyber charter school because students are taught in person. (Notebook)
  • The tale of a mom who pulled her son from his charter school illustrates issues with choice. (Root DC)

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