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Rise & Shine: Tuesday, 7/22

  • Parents and teachers protested against overcrowding at PS 116 in Manhattan. (Daily News)
  • Nearly 1 in 5 young people in New York City are considered “disconnected,” and few services exist to help them. (City Limits)
  • Local Sikhs pressured administrators into lengthening the suspension of a student who punched a Sikh student at Richmond Hill High School in Queens, where anti-Sikh violence has been persistent. (Daily News)
  • Questions arise again about the role of school safety agents, this time at MS 88 in Brooklyn. (Village Voice)
  • Washington, D.C., school leaders are pushing K-8 schools, but many others in the city remain skeptical of their value. (Washington Post)
  • Small learning communities appear to have cut down on the high school dropout rate in Camden, N.J. (South Jersey Courier-Post)
  • The founder of Edison Schools is launching a chain of elite private schools. (New York Magazine)