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Remainders: When students take tests they can’t possibly pass

  • A teacher describes the frustration and pain of watching students take tests they can’t pass. (Mr Foteah)
  • Sharing the story of his own disability, a teacher argues against special education cuts. (B Niche)
  • School safety agents, who are mostly women, filed a class action pay discrimination suit. (SchoolBook)
  • The change a teacher wants to see in classrooms would best be detected aurally. (Shoulders of Giants)
  • Long Island principal Carol Burris explains why she turned against the Common Core. (Answer Sheet)
  • Instead of being closed, Newtown and Flushing high schools are getting more crowded. (NY World)
  • Two recent events have a teacher and union activist weighing the UFT’s endorsement process. (JD2718)
  • The city’s pre-kindergarten applications went out today; availability remains limited. (Insideschools)
  • A report from Public Advocate (and mayoral hopeful) Bill de Blasio details the pre-K crunch. (GS Scribd)
  • Schools can apply now for two-years of assistance in using mobile technology. (Verizon Foundation)