• Superintendents aren’t needed to rate principals, the chancellor told parents. (Queens Chronicle)
  • A drop in test scores has raised doubts about a “miracle” school in South Carolina. (Times)
  • Special supports for new teachers don’t make them do better, a new study concludes. (Education Week)
  • School administrators in Chicago are planning to close more schools. (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • D.C. council members slam Michelle Rhee’s opaque school budgets. (Washington Post)
  • Angry about a host of new reforms, French teachers are planning a one-day strike. (Guardian UK)
  • Italian students and teachers took to the streets yesterday over new education policies. (AP)