Here’s what the editors of Schools of Thought are reading today:
Sacramento Bee: Chancellor Katehi apologizes to protesters for UC Davis pepper-spraying
University of California, Davis campus police sprayed protesters last Friday. The school's police chief and two police officers have been placed on leave, while UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi apologized amidst calls for her to step down.
Orlando Sentinel: No middle school phys ed?
A Florida state representative says that his proposal to strip physical education mandates would give school districts flexibility and save money. Florida’s last governor beefed up the state’s physical education requirements, once ranked among the weakest in the U.S.
Indystar.com: Teacher's view: Tears are part of my job
A middle school teacher reveals the emotional lessons she learned during her first year in the classroom.
New York Times: Online High Schools Attracting Elite Names
Some colleges are issuing high school diplomas to students who complete coursework virtually.