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Weekend Reading: Best Ed Articles You Probably Missed

It's pretty amazing how much good education news and commentary comes out over the weekend (or gets missed by me and others during the week). Some recent examples:

The Common Core in NY NYT editorial http://ht.ly/tHSKm  "Missteps aside, the state cannot afford to let this project founder."

"Most parents don't have a public school option that's as good" as Mayor de Blasio, notes Eva Moscowitz in WSJ http://ht.ly/tENJq 

AASA Report on Supe Salaries Reveals Disparity Between Pay for Men and Women -- THE Journal http://ht.ly/tFWWk 

Students lose in latest #LAUSD board turf war - LA Times editorial  http://ht.ly/tIjKJ @aspire@calcharters

Evidence mounting that medication for ADHD doesn't make a lasting difference to schoolwork or achievement. Nature http://ht.ly/tEbBG 

Charter schools: Charter schools are working, but New York’s mayor wants to stop them The Economist http://ht.ly/tFVHi 

School Improvement Grant Report Revised, Still Shows One-Third Of Schools' Scores Decreased http://ht.ly/tEZmS 

From Jay Mathews: High school course too tough for you? That’s good.: D.C. schools show major strides on AP ex... http://wapo.st/1bbBhkX 

Still not enough?  Good.  There's more below.

A Closer Look At How Corporations Influence Congress [sometimes via Think Tanks] NPR http://ht.ly/tFX0w 

Cutting School in Kansas, by Sarah Smarsh | Harper's Magazine http://ht.ly/tFX2G 

A Push To Boost Computer Science Learning, Even At An Early Age : All Tech Considered : NPR http://ht.ly/tIiQM 

WNET to Return $3.5 Million Grant for Pension Series - http://NYTimes.com http://ht.ly/tHSDI 

Outdoor learning: Education’s next revolution? - http://Salon.com http://ht.ly/tGgGz 

Audio: UMich Dean Ball on Teacher Education, School Founders Odyssey http://ht.ly/tFXsR @bloombergradio@odysseyinitiate

Stress And Consequences For American Teens | On Point with Tom Ashbrook http://ht.ly/tFWPR 


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