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Weekend Reading: Bill Gates, Rocketship, Atul Gawande!

Here are some of the best education stories from over the weekend and some magazines that you may have missed -- let me know what I missed:

Why Tom Harkin Retiring Is a Big Deal - Politics - The Atlantic Wire ow.ly/h9YML

Bill Gates on the Importance of Measurement -WSJ.com ow.ly/haXRj via @Larryferlazzo

Mindshift follows up with more on the coming changes to the Rocketship computer lab model ow.ly/hamK5 It wasn't broken!

Prison Prep School - In These Times ow.ly/hamuI It's not just charter schools that are pushing kids out

BloombergEDU has @rweingarten talking about the teacher bar exam and other topics ow.ly/hamlL

The New Yorker's Atul Gawande makes all my dreams come true talking about education on the @HarvardGSE EdCast ow.ly/hamem

Teachers Flip for 'Flipped Learning' Class Model - AP via ABC News ow.ly/haVYG

Dartmouth’s unresearched swipes at AP: Most college professors rightly consider themselves par... bit.ly/10Xst7m

What to do / tell kids about surviving / recovering from high school, via Jezebel ow.ly/hamQE

Gun Industry Spends Millions to Get Children Into Automatic Weapons NYT via Slate ow.ly/haJGk

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