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Notes from the news, April 11

By the Notebook on Apr 11, 2013 08:13 AM

Coalition wants teacher reforms, but opposes any pay cuts. Notebook

See also: A "nearly once-in-a-generation opportunity" for change. Inquirer

In hiring, the coalition endorses full site selection over seniority. CBS Philly

Twelve Philly schools under 'quarantine' during PSSA exams. Notebook

Forget test prep - students need to learn tenacity, self-control. Inquirer

Arne Duncan: "This would constitute the largest expansion of educational opportunity in the 21st century." EdWeek 

Why I opted out of the PSSA circus. Notebook

Masterman students win national chess title. NewsWorks

Texas is considering cutting back on standardized tests and graduation requirements. NY Times

A teacher posts his resignation letter on Facebook, saying his profession "no longer exists." HuffPost

News summary from Keystone State Education Coalition

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