February 17th, 2012
01:05 PM ET

Today's Reading List

Here's what the editors of Schools of Thought are reading today:

Education Week: New Mexico Granted NCLB Waiver, Federal Officials Say
New Mexico becomes the 11th state to be awarded its NCLB waiver, less than a week after being denied in the first round of applications.

NYTimes.com Schoolbook: City Gives $5.7 Million to Principals in Bonuses
New York City’s Department of Education awarded bonuses totaling nearly $6 million to principals and assistant principals last year based on their students’ academic performance.

GOOD Education: Can Student Startups Solve the Education Crisis? 
The U.S. Department of Education is launching the National Education Startup Challenge in search of both for-profit and non-profit ideas from education’s “customers” - students themselves.

WABI: Good Will-Hinckley Using Solar Energy 
A Maine school is hoping that solar energy will help it devote funds from power to academics.

KQED Mind/shift: College students embrace meme madness 
“Meme Madness” has invaded social media on college campuses throughout the U.S. and Canada.

soundoff (One Response)
  1. sarah

    I say no to paying kids to go to school. If the teachers would make the classes fun, but still educational maybe the kids would show up. That way the kids have somthing to look forward to.

    February 17, 2012 at 8:52 pm |