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Rise & Shine: Thursday, 8/14

  • The city council will introduce legislation today that requires schools to provide more information about arrests and suspensions and allows the Civilian Complaint Review Board to review grievances against school safety officers. (Post, Daily News)
  • Some Upper East Side families are still waiting for kindergarten placements after a lottery assigned their children to an already full school; lawmakers say the area should be rezoned for school assignments. (Sun)
  • The first of 18 new charter schools opened in the city yesterday. (Sun)
  • The state teachers’ union, NYSUT, is withholding support and endorsement from the senators who voted for a property tax cap. (Post)
  • The Sun takes the Times to task for writing about problems with NCLB but not discussing concerns about lowered standards and inflated graduation rates in New York State. (Sun)
  • Teachers in DC remain sharply divided over Chancellor Rhee’s performance-pay proposal. (Washington Post)
  • The Texas Education Agency will be weeks late with its list of failing schools from which students have the right to transfer. (Houston Chronicle)