Via TIME: Mitt Romney’s big school choice ideas? Actually pretty small. But they are doing more choice in Denver – here’s a look at how it’s going (pdf). Adam Emerson on choice accountability in Florida’s McKay program via Fordham.
Young Education Professionals is planning a conference for June 23 (Saturday) – just $15 and you get lunch. And if you follow community college policy this MDRC evaluation is a must-read.
In New York they’re fighting about releasing teacher information – again. NY Daily News ed board goes ‘A Few Good Men’ here and NY Post here. Across the country in LA, on the increasingly fewer days they’re working teachers there face a new evaluation paradigm.
Teacher bloggers or aspiring ones: A blogging seminar on writing and social media skills in August.
Heard a rumor the other day that Mary Wells doesn’t listen to bluegrass CDs, she just grabs Kentucky and puts it up on her shoulder like a boom box.