Here's what the editors of Schools of Thought are reading today:
The Telegraph (UK): Millions of children off school as teachers take to picket lines
More than half of England's schools are closed today as teachers joined a nationwide public-sector strike. Teaching unions and government officials are at odds over new pension plans.
Star Tribune: Governor to appoint task force on bullying
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is appointing a 15-member committee to investigate the effectiveness of anti-bullying measures around the U.S.
New York Times: Line Grows Long for Free Meals at U.S. Schools
As families across America feel the effects of economic uncertainty, more children are eligible for free and reduced lunches.
Educational Leadership: What We Learn from Grades
Author and educator Marge Scherer says that for grades to be meaningful, they must be accurate and fair.
The author recounts his personal experience as a smart, but not necessarily motivated, student.