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Rise & Shine: David Steiner starts work as state ed chief today

  • Mayor Bloomberg announced big plans to boost charter schools. (GothamSchools, Post, Times, NY1)
  • Charter school booster Thomas Carroll says the students were the press conference’s highlight. (Post)
  • A new survey says parents want sex education classes, which few schools have. (NY1, NBC New York)
  • New state education chief David Steiner is being sworn in today. (Albany Times-Union)
  • The large “achievement gap” between city students and their white counterparts has narrowed. (Post)
  • More details (FOILed, not leaked) about the “substandard” school planned for DUMBO. (Brooklyn Paper)
  • A Bronx teacher was charged with having a relationship a now-pregnant 15-year-old. (NY1, Daily News)
  • Sol Stern: The UFT and the Bloomberg administration have a “cartel-like relationship.” (City Journal)
  • Former DOE official Garth Harries is teaching a class at Yale’s business school. (Yale Daily News)
  • A new evaluation system for D.C. teachers ties ratings to increased test scores. (Washington Post)