First Bell 2-5-13
A first look at today's most important education news:
"The Alternative," by Andy Smarick, Flypaper
"Kojo, Mike, and Abigail on shifting school boundaries," by Pamela Tatz Flypaper
The failure of an online class about how to create online classes has gone viral, with reporters leaping on the irony. (Hechinger Report: Digital, Inside Higher Ed, Wall Street Journal, and Answer Sheet)
A leaked memo from Michigan’s state teacher-union president to local union presidents outlines their plan to subvert the new right-to-work law. (Wall Street Journal)
A New York Times article reflecting on the breakdown of teacher-evaluation negotiations paints a negative portrait of the Mayor Bloomberg.
A Los Angeles Times op-ed employs international comparisons to contend that simply throwing money at education won’t lead to economic growth.