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Rise & Shine: Wednesday, 11/19

  • The DOE will encourage principals to hire excessed teachers. (GothamSchools, Times, Daily News)
  • Parents in the Upper West Side blocks that have been rezoned are angry. (Post)
  • The job market for teachers remains strong. (Daily News)
  • DOE alum Andres Alonso is making big changes in Baltimore. (U.S. News and World Report)
  • Corporate CEOs say schools will be better if they are run like businesses. (Wall Street Journal)
  • Some child psychologists say early childhood education should include more playtime. (USA Today)
  • A study has found no benefit of the NCLB-favored Reading First program. (Washington Post)
  • Cambridge, Mass., schools are debating “controlled choice” admissions. (Harvard Crimson)
  • D.C. schools chief Michelle Rhee wants better school security and parent classes. (Washington Post)
  • Massachusetts might add critical thinking tasks to its state tests. (Boston Globe)