Not really excited by any of the day's education news? Take a peek at stories and features that came in over the weekend, when I can't seem to stop looking for good items to share with you:
Scott Walker Joins the Common Core Wars | Mother Jones http://ht.ly/tbyhK @timothypmurphy #CCSS
Why Some Teachers May Question ‘New’ Education Trends | MindShift http://ht.ly/tbfqp @mindshiftKQED
Coming soon: The Nation review of Ravitch book by Joseph Featherstone http://ht.ly/tbxFh
Friday's Story Corps was about a bullied kid who killed himself and his dad's efforts to raise awareness since then http://ht.ly/tbvQp
Rich people, social policy, and very bad ideas - @mattyglesias http://ht.ly/tbEHS
The influence of union membership on political participation and social capital - Harvard Shorenstein Center http://ht.ly/tbyLO
BASIS charter network is opening up a school in Brooklyn -- as a for-profit private school [like Avenues] http://ht.ly/tbuR6
Pete Seeger got blacklisted for his beliefs http://ht.ly/tbyAE Has anyone in education - Ravitch at Columbia, for example?
Confessions of a TSA Agent - Politico http://ht.ly/tbxrN If only a school security guard would do the same, right?
Why League Tables [School Rankings] Are Good For Students - Forbes @nsdmorrison http://ht.ly/tbcZB
Someone redo Buzzefeed's viral "What Type Of Parent Are You" post http://ht.ly/tbuWH for teachers, please?
Dreaming Big in South Carolina: A Public Boarding School for the Arts -@jamesfallows - The Atlantic http://ht.ly/taMx9
There was also some fun back and forth on Friday about which SuperBowl district was more reformy than the other -- Denver with all its unified enrollment programs or Seattle with its new charters. Check all that out via #schoolperbowl14 (perhaps the worst hashtag ever).