First bell: 10-3-12

A first look at today's most important education news:

Fordham's latest

"Yes, Marc Tucker, there IS evidence that choice is effective," by Adam Emerson, Choice Words

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for a rapid shift from print to digital textbooks. (Associated Press)

Duncan also tried to repair relations between the Obama administration and teachers who, he said, may "feel overwhelmed by all of this change." (Washington Post)

The Wall Street Journal describes a growing trend of parents monitoring student grades online.

USA Today profiles research on the value of teaching students resilience to overcome the effects of poverty.

New Jersey tracked over 12,000 bullying incidents last year. (Associated Press)

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