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Rise & Shine: Tuesday, 8/5

    Lucali's pizza, <em> by ##http://www.flickr.com/photos/justbecause/456143959/##dizznbonn##</em>
    Lucali's pizza, by ##http://www.flickr.com/photos/justbecause/456143959/##dizznbonn##
  • Independent analysts looked at New York City’s test scores and found that the achievement gap between black and Hispanic students and their white and Asian peers has not changed much during the Bloomberg administration. (Sun)
  • A Department of Transportation program will make streets safer for children walking to and from school. (Daily News)
  • Students at Truman High School want the two empty swimming pools there re-opened, but the school lacks the funds to repair them. (Daily News)
  • Some educators think schools are requiring students do too much homework over the summer; others say it helps prevent a loss in learning. (Washington Post)
  • Immigrant children get less exercise than children born in the US, a new study finds. (Reuters)
  • Fairfax County, Virginia will use security cameras to deter students from stealing food in the cafeteria. (Washington Post)
  • When Chancellor Klein wants a slice, he stops at Lucali’s in Carroll Gardens. (Daily News)

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