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Weekend Reading: Stuff You Missed (Or Wish You Had)

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 Lots of magazine, website, and twitter action from over the weekend, including topics such as cheating, hypocrisy, technology, bullying, angry progressives, and miscellaneous. Some favorites:

 The Atlanta Teacher Aptitude Test (ATAT) - NYTimes.comow.ly/jPZnv

"It would be hypocritical rail against private schools and then choose private schools." @AcmpCA_Teachers Agreed.

The hybrid educational model works via Tyler Cowenow.ly/jOkLv Even across subgroups (first gen, low-income, etc.)

With new report, America Achieves tries to refocus attention on middle-class students and schoolsow.ly/jOlCA

Check them all out below.

 

CHEATING

The Atlanta Teacher Aptitude Test (ATAT) - NYTimes.comow.ly/jPZnv

'Anger' In Atlanta As Cheating Scandal Investigated : NPRow.ly/jP9Or

A "nationwide uptick" in cheating. says @DanaGoldsteinow.ly/jPrSR Cites AJC report on cheating at 196 (of 15K?) districts

The Need to Cheat - In These Times ow.ly/jP3qv Bill Ayers blames cheating on .... Arne Duncan?

It's Time for a Real Code of Ethics in Teaching - Noah Berlatsky - The Atlantic ow.ly/jNBfg  

HYPOCRISY

GothamSchools asks whether it should have written about @leoniehaimson's deception/ hyprocrisyow.ly/jOkQE @gothamschools

"It would be hypocritical rail against private schools and then choose private schools." @AcmpCA_Teachers Agreed.

"Ravitch sent her kids to Dalton and... her grandkids go to private schools as well" - Whitney Tilson @gothamschools

TECH

MOOCs: Will Online Education Ruin the University Experience? | New Republic ow.ly/jP4Yg

The hybrid educational model works via Tyler Cowenow.ly/jOkLv Even across subgroups (first gen, low-income, etc.)

New Test for Computers - Grading Essays at College Level - NYTimes.com ow.ly/jO0am

BULLYING

Lanza Shooting: 'Act of Revenge' for intense, prolonged bullying - The Daily Beast ow.ly/jPa4j

Ford Heights Teacher Was Bullied To Death, Her Parents Claim « CBS Chicago ow.ly/jOtok

15-Year-Old Tea Partier Speaks Out To Fox’s Megyn Kelly About ‘Bullying’ From Liberal Teachers | Mediaiteow.ly/jO0fq

POLITICS

Progressive groups threaten to primary Democratic candidates who support Obama budget - Salon.comow.ly/jP5il

The Power of 10 Percent - Slate Magazine ow.ly/jP4SOHow the NRA can kill gun-control laws that 90 percent of Americans want.

With new report, America Achieves tries to refocus attention on middle-class students and schoolsow.ly/jOlCA

MISC

More colleges join UMBC in offering chess scholarships for talented students - Washington Post ow.ly/jOhBp

Oh, yay, Glenn Beck is also against the Common Core - Mother Jones ow.ly/jP5RF

Tom Kane, Teach for America’s New Co-CEOs on Teachers (Audio) ow.ly/jP3II

American RadioWorks - Happy Teachers bit.ly/ZayL2Q

Can we stop talking about who got into which college?ow.ly/jPycQ @hechingerreport @valeriestrauss

The Kids' Menu | Center for Investigative Reportingow.ly/jOqod

Turning American: Pitfalls of U.S. High Schools for Chinese Students - WSJ ow.ly/jO0gw @emmelinez

 

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very useful summary...
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