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Remainders: A few schools produce most college-ready grads

  • Most college-ready graduates came from just a few city schools, analysis by the UFT finds. (Edwize)
  • Cathie Black ponders resilience as she joins a venture capital firm that supports new media. (Off the Cuff)
  • A teacher says she’s thrilled by her students’ pass rate — but can’t take credit for it. (View from the Bronx)
  • Yes Prep, an organization in Texas, has convened educators for a “What Matters Conference.” (Twitter)
  • A teacher says her students countered her “testing and data fatigue” this year. (Critical Classrooms)
  • Visiting home nurses aim to prevent the achievement gap by beginning before birth. (Hechinger)
  • More details on how to appeal a Regents exam score that seems inappropriately low. (Insideschools)
  • Student journalists from 12 states brainstorm stories that should be told. (OU Scripps via Romenesko)
  • A petition aims to bring down a city principal who is accused of making racist comments. (Change.org)
  • Parents with ties to the West in China face a tough decision about how to educate their kids. (Times)