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Rise & Shine: Monday, 8/4

  • A new report offers recommendations for revamping District 75, the DOE’s district for disabled children. (Post, Daily News)
  • According to a special investigator, the number of schools employees using their sick days illegally has risen significantly this year. (Daily News)
  • Michelle Rhee, in Washington, D.C., appeals to private donors as a way to fund initiatives without the constraints of public spending. (Washington Post)
  • John McCain criticizes Barack Obama’s education policies in a speech to the National Urban League. (AP)
  • Some school districts are short on teachers that they import them from abroad. (Washington Post)
  • When students move too quickly in math, they can miss out on the basics, some teachers say. (Washington Post)
  • A recent Hunter College High School graduate is heading to Beijing to compete on the U.S. shooting team. (Sun)
  • A former Dalton teacher has written a tell-all novel about how she tutored to afford the name-brand handbags her students carried. (Page Six)