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Rise & Shine: Long-awaited study boosts city's promotion policy

  • A new study says Mayor Bloomberg’s social promotion policies are working. (Daily News, Post)
  • Math NAEP scores are flat in nationwide. (Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, AP)
  • They’re flat in the state, even though state tests are up. (GothamSchools, Times, Post, Daily News, NY1)
  • Nick Kristof: The city’s rubber rooms are one reason to support policies teachers unions don’t. (Times)
  • Students who graduate without skills can and do sue the city for “compensatory education.” (USA Today)
  • A children’s advocate says Los Angeles’s school reforms should include parent training. (L.A. Times)
  • Mayor Bloomberg says school siting and overcrowding aren’t parent issues. (The Villager)
  • Tuesday, the City Council questioned how the DOE has spent money meant to reduce class size. (NY1)
  • The Washington Post sees good news in D.C.’s NAEP scores, which rose but are still the nation’s worst.
  • Some city teachers are working in the same schools they attended as students. (Daily News)