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Weekend Reading: Best Stuff From The Long Weekend

Here are some of the best long articles and blog posts from over the weekend, when you were doing something else:

Only AL CA ID IO MT NE NH ND TX VT "have no formal policy" on test-based TVAL,says @NCTQ via Economist http://ht.ly/qEYTp 

Questions about coverage of bullying, teen suicide, & the simplistic links made between the two - On The Media http://ht.ly/qFyPL 

Eleven Months After Sandy Hook, Incalculable Grief and an Influx of Sympathy and Money - NY Nag http://ht.ly/qG0aT 

SimCityEDU: A Video Game That Tests Kids While Killing The Bubble Test | Fast Company | Business + Innovation http://ht.ly/qI91y 

The Democratic Education of Unschoolers - Politics - Utne Reader http://ht.ly/qG0wL 

Being a military kid is 'really hard,' but it's also full of opportunity | PBS NewsHour http://ht.ly/qHp2J 

How we got to the Common Application - NYT http://ht.ly/qEYnq  "From an eight-page form and a photograph to the Common App."

The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Nationwide Problem for Equal Rights | Rolling Stone http://ht.ly/qGi0i 

An Educational Surprise from Down East: the Maine Maritime Academy - @_JohnTierney_ The Atlantic

RT @ErinShawSF: .@Salon @josheidelson Lovely use of language to describe professional woman and mother of 2 young girls.

Signs of balkanization in L.A. Unified - http://latimes.com  http://ht.ly/qI8XE 

Good Teachers Embrace Their Students' Cultural Backgrounds -The Atlantic http://ht.ly/qI45p 

NAGB Defends Exclusion of Online News Sites From Early Access to NAEP - Education and the Media http://ht.ly/qG0Rp 

Resources designed to help encourage civic engagement on public issues - Utne Reader http://ht.ly/qG0Bp 

Business Roundtable’s Linn on Recognizing K-12 Programs (Audio) http://ht.ly/qG05p 

Flipped Schools: Homework At School, Lectures At Home - On Point WBUR http://ht.ly/qEYsC 

Schools Aren't Sending Kids with Lice Home Because It Hurts Their Feelings - The Atlantic Wire http://ht.ly/qE00z  @alex_abads

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