Why doesn’t anybody want to be a teacher anymore? NPR

Standardized tests aren’t the most efficient way to collect great data about students and what they’re learning. Wired

One of America’s top testing tutors says no one should take the SAT in 2016. Yahoo Finance

Parent: Public school will teach my child things a private school couldn’t. Salon

On digital textbooks: “Technology should be a means, not an end. In this country, it’s becoming an end.” The Atlantic

Just what should be taught in sex education courses isn’t clear in a diverse and often divided society. The Atlantic

An epic senior prank puts a bucket in the principal’s hands and leaves him in a puddle of tears. Wichita Eagle

One Chicago school is trying to remove barriers to college by making sure that all of its students fill out the FAFSA. KUNC

Researchers examine the effect of having an incarcerated parent on children. Education Week

A few takes on how to make sure students are getting high-quality educations. New York Times

Schools on military bases hope Common Core(ish) standards will help ease transitions for a very mobile group of students. Hechinger Report

Oklahoma was concerned the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum focuses too much on “what’s bad about America.” The New Yorker has a proposed replacement curriculum. New Yorker

The Peace Corps and first lady Michelle Obama are partnering on an initiative to encourage education for girls around the world. NPR