November 8th, 2011
12:02 PM ET

Today's Reading List

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

THE Journal If kids designed the tools
A survey asks kids: If you could create a learning app, what would it look like?

Chicago Tribune:  Five traits of effective teachers
What are some of the characteristics of a good teacher?

NPR: For-Profit Education Provider Faces Trouble
A major for-profit post-secondary education provider admits to supplying misleading information on job placement rates. New federal regulations are also causing headaches for the for-profit education industry.

Forbes: Wendy Kopp: The World's 7 Most Powerful Educators
The founder and CEO of Teach for America, Wendy Kopp, puts the spotlight on educators who are at the forefront of education reform

Washington Post:  The Answer Sheet: The most misleading ranking of educators yet
Valerie Strauss takes issue with the Wendy Kopp's list


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