There are a couple of ways to look at the new charter school data from Ohio. One way is that there are a lot of struggling charter schools in Ohio. Another way is that there are a lot of struggling charter schools in Ohio. Hopefully the efforts to improve authorizing there are going to pay dividends.
The AFT deconstructs the WSJ op-ed on charter schools and MO deconstructs the letter, here. More from AFT here.
Conservative angst about No Child Left Behind…via This Week in Education.
CBS revisits the Texas Miracle debate. Via Educationnews.org
NYT’s Schemo reports that a lot of disabled students are falling through the accountability cracks.
Considering all these politics, this column by Joanne Jacobs in the San Jose Mercury News is a must-read.
Wash Post’s Singletary asks the common sense question: Why does a small tax-break for teachers who spend their own money on supplies fall by the wayside in the midst of the current tax cut bonanza?
In AZ, a math initiative from the Rodel Foundation is paying off.
Finally, despite all the protesting this week, a worrisome decline in college activism…