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Rise & Shine: Tuesday, 9/9

  • Parents are upset about cuts in special education bus routes. (Daily News)
  • A literacy program helps Bronx moms learn English while their children are in school. (Daily News)
  • Principal Seth Phillips turned around PS 8 in Brooklyn Heights. (Post)
  • Speaking in Ohio today, Barack Obama is expected to support performance pay for teachers, increased federal funding for charter schools, and a bipartisan approach to education. (AP/Newsweek)
  • All Things Considered looks at the Washington, DC and Denver performance pay plans. (NPR)
  • The Miami-Dade County school board is asking their superintendent, former New York City schools chancellor Rudy Crew, to leave, citing “irreconcilable differences.” (Times)
  • Several elementary and middle schools in Houston are offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. (Houston Chronicle)
  • Georgia state school superintendent Kathy Cox is “Smarter Than a Fifth Grader,” and won a million dollars proving it. (Times)