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Remainders: U.S. Department of Ed. nixes "what-works" website

  • The U.S. Department of Education shut down a website highlighting practices that work. (Answer Sheet)
  • A City Year corps member writes how difficult school can be for English Language Learners. (GOOD)
  • A city parent and former teacher says if she were chancellor, she’d start with physical education. (HuffPo)
  • Some city schools’ new curriculum has students reading books above their grade level. (Insideschools)
  • Teachers in North Carolina are considering a statewide walkout to protest state policies. (News 14)
  • Councilwoman (and possible public advocate) Letitia James wants education emails saved. (DNAInfo)
  • Diane Ravitch and others are pushing back against the idea that public education is in crisis. (Politico)
  • A father arrested during meeting about Common Core standards won’t be prosecuted. (Baltimore Sun)
  • A writer takes issue with a recent study showing efficient labor practices lead to better learning. (Atlantic)
  • A Massachusetts school is the first in the country to teach coding in every class. (Mashable)