September 6, 2013
- DFER’s Joe Williams writes that he is tired of education extremists “making s— up.” (DFER)
- Cuomo names former NYC DOE official as state’s new chief diversity officer. (State of Politics)
- The Advance evaluations don’t keep other education stakeholders accountable. (DOENUTS)
- Has the Badass Teachers group lost its progressive focus and has become batty? (Innovative Educator)
- According to the city’s annual survey, more than 100 principals aren’t trusted by their staff. (JD 2718)
- Some of the city’s most well known high schools have new principals this year. (InsideSchools)
- Survey: One-third of adults say the “most valuable” school subject is math. (Curriculum Matters)
And a roundup of GothamSchools’ election coverage before Tuesday’s primaries:
- Here’s your guide to where mayoral candidates differ on education policy.
- Public advocate candidates offered bold (and perhaps unrealistic) ideas for keeping watch on schools.
- Eliot Spitzer has been talking up his record on education as governor in his race for city comptroller.
- The UFT spent nearly a million dollars in Aug. supporting candidates for mayor and City Council.
- City Council races have been at the center of charter advocates’ hopes for more political support.