December 22nd, 2011
08:21 AM ET

Today's Reading List

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

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Governor’s budget includes $438 million for K-12 education

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell unveiled a 2013-14 budget that includes an additional $2.2 billion for state employee and teacher pensions as well as covering the cost of taking the PSAT for 10th graders.

(Pittsburgh) City teachers offered buyouts

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board has approved a plan that would offer buyouts to eligible teachers, but hundreds of layoffs are still expected next year. Math reform hits North Carolina’s Triangle schools

Traditional algebra and geometry may be subjects of the past as Triangle schools adopt courses aligned to the Common Core standards.

Education Week:  Devices, devices, devices

Along with cost and capabilities, look at culture and community when weighing your school’s technology options.

Elearnspace: A few thoughts on China and education

Blogger George Siemens shares his thoughts on what he learned from a recent trip to China.

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