Remainders: State budget approved as all-night protest raged

  • Budget cut protests roiled the State Capitol all night, despite an attempt to keep protesters out. (EdVox)
  • Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says the new state budget isn’t so bad for the city. (Daily Politics)
  • The student who won Facing History School’s Pi Day competition memorized 162 digits. (New Yorker)
  • The father of the 12-year-old charged with a hate crime points out that his son is Muslim, too. (Reuters)
  • Sibling preferences mean 18 percent of PS 107′s new students will be nine sets of twins. (City Room)
  • We’re just 10 days away from Cathie Black’s hundredth day as chancellor. (FlashGordon, GS Comments)
  • Cheating, or “testing irregularities,” predate No Child Left Behind, Rotherham says. (School of Thought)
  • A high-design entrant into the field of rapid-response testing instruments. (Fast Company Design)
  • A nonprofit that provides eco-friendly binders for low-income schools is thriving. (GS Community)
  • Deborah Meier parses the president’s controversial, recanted testing comments. (Bridging Differences)
  • Two dozen luminaries are contributing to a blog series called “Futures of School Reform.” (EdWeek)
  • Many, but not all, of the people contributing to the “Futures” blog are kind of, well, old. (Russo)

Source: Philissa Cramer