Article selection criteria

These are the questions Kim asks as he skims and reads more than 150 articles that arrive each week and decides which to summarize:

The Memo does not cover breaking news (Education Week and a number of online sites do that well). Kim also passes on articles that are preachy, self-promoting, ideological, macro policy, overly abstract and theoretical, narrow and technical, highly specialized, obvious, and those that beg the question, So what?