Here's what the editors of Schools of Thought are reading today:
Los Angeles Times: Californians willing to pay higher taxes for better schools
Even during a time of economic uncertainty, a majority of Californians are willing to pay higher taxes to fund public school systems says a recent survey.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Quality doesn't follow rise in voucher schools
Milwaukee's student voucher system allows students to attend private schools with public funds. The author believes that while some excellent voucher schools exist, student performance data doesn't show significant gains for voucher students overall.
The Baltimore Sun: City schools launching Saturday School initiative
In an effort to reverse the trend of declining test scores, Baltimore will begin a 10-week Saturday School program for some students in grades four through eight.
Edutopia: To Teachers: How to Stay Hopeful and Inspired
A former teacher and instructional coach offers some of her favorite inspirations.