Erin Buzuvis (WNE): Illich, Education, and The Wire. Adam J. Kretz (Stanford): A Right to Sexual Orientation Privacy: Strengthening Protections for Minors Who are “Outed” in Schools. From the latest issue of The Atlantic Monthly, a special section on American schools. From Aggregation Magazine, Emily Burke on the education system. Portraits of classrooms around the world: A revealing lens on a system-phenomenon both global in reach and strikingly local in degree of diversity. Is every single subject taught in high school a mistake? Not so hot for teacher: How did fictional educators go from “To Sir, With Love” to “Breaking Bad”? Felix Salmon on what education reformers did with student surveys. Timothy Noah on how charter schools fleece taxpayers. Is putting boys and girls in separate classrooms legal? Heather McDonald on how the Obama administration undermines classroom order in pursuit of phantom racism. From Texas Monthly, John Spong on the confessions of a seventh-grade Texas history teacher. From First Things, Brian Douglas on five temptations for classical Christian education. Here are 14 wacky "facts" kids will learn in Louisiana's voucher schools. Leah Binkovitz on why students give teachers apples.