Odds & Ends: Charter Alum Voice, State Of Play On Testing Waivers, Teacher Prep…More!

Posting will be light this week, someone really important to me is turning 100(!) so my week is oriented around that.

Eight Black Hands spilling some open secrets about how our field rolls.

Via NCTQ, everything you wanted to know about teacher prep policy but were afraid to ask.

Via Next100, charter school alumni perspectives.

Here’s a good taste of what wavers look like so far, some states told no on blanket requests not to test, but Colorado’s it worth checking out. 

Off-edu but here’s a good look at Pittman-Robertson in action with some fun content at the top. Even if you’re not interested in conservation, it’s a good example of what a dedicated revenue stream can do.