John (@jfcatto) brings in a meta-study of the relationship between seating arrangements and "on task" activity and links to how we can use these seating arrangements to inform practice in the classroom.
Pete (@mr_van_w) ponders the NSW government plan to put business professionals in charges of the business of running a school. Taking the load off school principals and allowing them to do what they do best, educational leadership.
John: Seating arrangements that promote positive academic and behavioural outcomes: a review of empirical research - Rachel Wannarka and Cathy Ruhl
Pete: $50 million shakeup so principals can spend more time on education - Bruce McDougall