Friday Rundown – 9.23.11

Interesting articles from this week in education:

Governor Cuomo will sign a bill protecting students with head -injuries.

School in Maryland does away with “traditional” homework assignments in favor of free-reading and special projects.

Do you think teachers have it made? Not according to a new film coming out next week.

Public schools and post offices: They have more in common than you think.

Edubeat compiled this interesting series of videos of people like Bill Gates and J.K. Rowling sharing ideas about education. Topics include using video to reinvent education, defining a “child-driven” education and the fringe benefits of failure.

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