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Remainders: What happens to accountability under pressure

  • In Indiana, the big question is, can accountability systems hold up to pressure? (Indy Star)
  • A movement to build STEM facilities in young children — via playing with blocks. (Early Ed Watch)
  • Limited congressional support for Race to the Top means the latest grants will be limited. (Eduflak)
  • Asking why so many Teach For America teachers get placed in special education classrooms. (NYCPSP)
  • The USDOE is using its NCLB waiver policy to influence state teacher evaluation systems. (EdWeek)
  • A new book tracks the legacy of the country’s “first black public high school.” (NPR)
  • A co-located district and charter school worked together to get their building ready. (GS Tumblr)
  • A former NYCDOE spokeswoman, who now represents Anthony Weiner, issued an apology. (Politicker)