First bell: 9-4-12
A first look at the most important education news from the weekend and this morning:
"Healing McDowell," by John Horton, Flypaper
California legislators abandoned a bill that would have overhauled state rules on teacher evaluations and reduced the role of test scores in them. (LA Times)
Politics K-12 previewed how education will be treated at the Democratic National Convention.
A screening of the new parent-trigger film “Won’t Back Down” at the DNC yesterday revealed strains in the relationship between the Democratic Party and teacher unions. (LA Times)
Thousands rallied in support of the Chicago Teacher Union on Labor Day in the Windy City as negotiations with the district over a new contract continue and a September 10 strike deadline nears. (Chicago Tribune)
The first class of TFA teachers in Ohio started school in Buckeye State charters. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)