Rise & Shine: What’s up with UFT contract talks? Not much
- A DOE report shows that city charter schools overall are doing worse than district schools. (Daily News)
- A report suggests that many states, including NY, set standards lower than national test. (Times, Post, WSJ)
- Because it’s an election year, UFT contract talks are staying quiet and big changes aren’t likely. (Times)
- Today is the deadline for principals to hire teachers or have their budgets cut. (Daily News)
- Today is also the last day for schools to fill their pre-K classes or send money back to the state. (NY1)
- CBS-TV finds a Lehman High School student whose math grade mysteriously jumped from 55 to 75.
- Two schools gave students H1N1 vaccines without their parents’ permission. (Times, Daily News)
- New state education chief David Steiner says too much testing is bad for students. (Buffalo News)
- Downtown Express visits the two new elementary schools inside Tweed and interviews their principals.
- The DOE might fill the schools with temporary zoning instead of a lottery next year. (Downtown Express)
- District 3’s overcrowding battle continued during a contentious meeting last week. (West Side Spirit)
- The Community Education Council for District 8 is still short four members. (Bronx Times Reporter)
- College enrollment is higher than ever. (Times)
- The D.C. Council says Michelle Rhee hired new teachers despite looming cuts. (Washington Post)
- In a letter, Randi Weingarten responds to criticism about the New Haven teachers contract. (Post)
- A Baltimore Sun reader says Baltimore principals need more support, like what NYC principals get.