Three Quick Reads…And Pom Pom Violence!

Forgot to mention this Samuel Freedman NYT column from earlier in the week, worth reading. A look at some ideas on where to spend NYC’s potential education windfall. A good idea for another column might be where it’s going to come from, big tax increases seem unlikely so what services will be cut to fund this?

An alphabet soup of education organizations have put together a handy guide (pdf) on the responsibilities of schools to ensure that the rights of gay and lesbian students are respected and protected.

This Week in Education has links to some stories about the complexity of integrating NCLB’s transfer provisions with state and local provisions governing high school athletics. It’s a real issue.

Finally, D.C. Education Blog reports on some violence at a recent pom pom competition…

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