Education: Morning Roundup, Rubber Rooms R.I.P.
From The New York Times: Last Day of ‘Rubber Rooms’ for Teacher
The waiting places known as rubber rooms were a requirement for teachers accused of incompetence or wrongdoing, who would idle there on full salary.\n
From the Associated Press: Budget cuts more painful at inner-city LA schools
When state budget cuts imperiled city schools, a group of parents fought back by enlisting Hollywood stars to spread a message targeting one of their own, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.\n
A novel public school in New York City has taken the video game as its model for how to teach. Students use video games and design them as part of their classes.\n