Today's Newsletter: Ed Tech News Rebounds

Juicy stuff on the news feeds after a few quiet weeks. Edweek drops a tell-all on one teacher’s virtual charter school experience: “The last thing these young people needed, I came to realize during my time with K12 Inc., was to be isolated in front of a computer screen. A week or two or three would often go by without my getting a word from a student. They didn't answer their email, they didn't answer their phones…I struggled to not simply give up under the weight of it all.” Jay Matthews in the Washington Post defends Common Core: “Since teachers are working hard to make it happen, why not at least wait and see what happens?” And Forbes 30 under 30 highlights edtech entrepreneurial youngsters here.