Three articles that caught my eye this weekend.

Education Department pulls summer reading list – It seems as if the list had quite a few spelling errors. Plus librarians called the list out of date. Considering the current administration, I’ll bet most of the books could be found on the shelf in Beaver’s classroom.

Online Master’s Program For Teachers Shows Promise – While many colleges and universities offer online classes and degrees, few have “taken a stab at scientifically documenting their effectiveness”. This story is about one that has. (free registration required)

Public School Teachers Are Paid Enough – As I said on Wednesday, take a look at who’s paying the bills for any poll or survey. The study that’s the subject of this article comes from The Hoover Institution, “a conservative-leaning think tank”. More friends of our “education president”.