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Rise & Shine: Monday, 12/8


  • The teachers union ranked principals by DOE survey data on their trustworthiness. (Daily News)
  • Caroline Kennedy wants to stop raising money for the DOE to join the U.S. Senate. (Times)
  • Hundreds of kids are vying for scholarships to elite private schools. (Daily News)
  • Six principals are pulling in the big bucks for supervising suspended teachers, not schools. (Post)
  • State ed officials suggest a $1B drop in state school aid next year. (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle)


  • Applications are way up at Teach for America. (Washington Post)
  • Who will Obama pick for education secretary? (AP)
  • People are realizing that NCLB won’t be revised for at least a year. (Baltimore Sun)
  • Michelle Rhee’s media attention hasn’t won over her critics in D.C. (Washington Post)
  • Thousands of schools nationally are on potentially contaminated sites. (USA Today)
  • Scarsdale has eliminated AP courses, but not too much has changed. (Times)
  • Jay Mathews memorializes a master teacher who eschewed the easy jobs. (Washington Post)

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