Re-designing the calendar: Generation Schools gets away from platoon system, enhances competency-based learning (CompetencyWorks) I’d be interested in hearing how this is panning out in terms of results.
Adult workforce: former Politico reporter tells what it’s like working retail in 2014 (The Atlantic)
Common Core: union cuts ties with Gates (and Gates funding) over Common Core. (Washington Post) Oh, to be a fly on the wall when/if unions sit down with the Tea Party to discuss Common Core.
SXSWedu: Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark lists 110 interesting edupreneurs at last week’s SXSWedu conference in Austin (Getting Smart)
EdTech: think before you buy (EdSurge)