Rise & Shine: Mayoral candidates make their pitch to the UFT
- The UFT was a campaign stop. (GothamSchools, Times, Post, Daily News, AP, CapitalNY, SchoolBook)
- UFT chief Michael Mulgrew wants a “truth commission” to check Bloomberg’s education claims. (Times)
- Pearson made another mistake. (GothamSchools, Post, Times, Daily News, NY1, SchoolBook, WSJ)
- The Daily News insinuates that city officials are as guilty as Pearson for giving it a second chance.
- The Post says Pearson and Christine Quinn’s “political meddling” are both threats to gifted programs.
- A Manhattan principal was accused for a second time of falsifying evidence against a teacher. (Post)
- Education policy heavyweights discussed recent reforms, with some criticizing them. (GothamSchools)
- Chancellor Walcott defended the ban on butter in city school cafeterias on health grounds. (Daily News)
- Some neighbors in Bayside, Queens, are complaining about a plan to build a new school. (CBS NY)
- A retired teacher says those looking for science success in high schools have examples locally. (Post)
- More wealthy Chinese families are sending children to private high schools in New York City. (Times)
- A panel voted to build a new school on Sandy Hook Elementary’s site, but not all agree. (Times, WSJ)
- A group that opposes vouchers and the growth of charter schools wields influence in Texas. (Times)
- Two education professors argue that poverty’s “opportunity gap” must be addressed. (Daily News)