Pass, or else. Early projections show that a new accountability system in Ohio would give Fs to 1 in 10 charter schools across the state. The failing grade is cause for closure under state law. (Columbus Dispatch)
His house is their house too. New students at Defiance College in Ohio get a special coupon: a free, home-cooked meal at the college president’s house. If they take advantage, they receive an extended invitation to come study at the house nearly anytime they want (within reasonable hours, of course). (Inside Higher Ed)
#GettingTo2014. That’s the hashtag you want to follow on Twitter tomorrow. We’ll be live-tweeting our event, “Getting to 2014: The Choices and Challenges Ahead,” which will include five panelists who will explore the array of reforms currently taking place in the eduworld—and how to deal when they collide.
Things that make you go “hmmm.” A New Jersey principal has deemed his middle school a “no-hugging school,” after “unsuitable, physical interactions” among students. (The Star-Ledger)