Around The Blogs
This NYT teacher blogger thinks accountability is overly "individualistic": Totems of Respect.
Kevin Carey wants to know why universities can't measure their value added like everyone else: Candor.
Everyone's understandably worried about losing Elizabeth Green from the NY Sun (Say It Ain't So Elizabeth) but word is she'll be staying on the education beat in a new spot to be announced soon.
What Linda Darling Hammond really thinks of TFA, according to S. Dorn: On Wendy Kopp, TFA, and Linda Darling-Hammond.
Debbie Meier has familiar questions about the Harlem Children's Zone school: The Promises That Count.
Eduwonkette warns against bad growth models: Looking Back, Looking Forward .
Pondisco with another accountability rigging scheme uncovered -- "recounting": What’s Yours Is Mine.
PS: Apologies to those writers and think tanks left off the reader survey -- I was sleep deprived or drunk, I don't remember which. Be assured that you can write in anyone you want -- and folks are doing so.