It might seem like there are too few jobs for teachers right now, but the Union-Tribune today warns that in a few years that might mean there are too few teachers for the jobs. Speaking of employees saying adios, we start tracking the big names leaving San Diego Unified with the golden handshake.

Carlsbad middle schoolers are breeding guinea pigs to learn about genetics — insert your own dystopian joke here.

The San Jose Mercury News explains why one of the ballot propositions that could lessen the deficit for California schools has split the two teachers unions in the state. Worried about potential increases in costs, California sues over the massive merger of two textbook companies.

Education Week blogger Sean Cavanagh passes along a tool that schools could use to identify kids at risk of dropping out earlier. And the feds are releasing a report on how often children with disabilities are being physically restrained, even when they are not aggressive or dangerous.


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