Hope you enjoyed your treats and pleasant e-mails. Now it's time to get back to it.
If you're new to the blog, every Sunday I pass along some links from the week that I think are worth a look. Here are some things to read this week. But if you can, maybe you should just get off the internet and give your mother a call.
LeBon James and the Narrative About Bad Teachers
Another must-read from Jose Luis Vilson
Free Concealed Carry Class Offered to Teachers
Turnout was a little low. There is a level of cluelessness in this news item that is almost charming.
America's Digital Divide
What if the divide is not between haves and have-nots, but between those who carefully monitor their child's use of screens and those who don't?
Important New Study
Jan Ressenger takes a look at a new study that shows how charters have an impact on public schools financially.
Don't Punish Schools Because Johnny Can't Read
Nancy Flanagan on those damned 3rd grade reading policies.
Teacher Un-Appreciation Day
If the whole teacher appreciation thing makes you a little cranky, here's a piece for you.
The State Penalized My School For Trying to Integrate
Steve Singer's school attempted to fix a systemic problem; now they're on the failing list
Cotton Ropes in a Bag
Nobody captures the small moments and details that reveal Life among the Littles like Teacher Tom. How one day at the playground is affected by some pieces of rope.
WV GOP Teacher-Mocker Loses Re-Election
Here's a fun news item. This guy was an asshat about the WV teacher strike, so the teachers took him to school.