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Remainders: Bill Gates says $5 billion to tape teachers is a deal

  • Bill Gates is touting his $5 billion plan to videotape every teacher as being a good deal. (Answer Sheet)
  • Mayoral candidate Sal Albanese says poverty is the biggest education issue no one talks about. (HuffPo)
  • An in-depth look at Freedom Academy, which is closing this year, in its dying days. (Project Wordsworth)
  • New Yorkers for Great Public Schools is still going after Michelle Rhee’s StudentsFirst group. (HuffPo)
  • Michigan is the latest state to consider rolling back an Algebra 2 requirement. (Curriculum Matters)
  • One good way to get students to do what they’re told is to tell them why they’re doing it. (Coach G’s Tips)
  • Ten reasons to become a teacher, brought to you by David Letterman and Teach for America. (YouTube)
  • Next week, the national testing consortia will tell all about their responses to recent criticism. (Flypaper)