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Rise & Shine: School aides were offered temp flu jobs, suit says

  • A judge stopped the city from firing 500 school aides; the city is appealing the decision. (GothamSchools)
  • The city offered to rehire the aides without benefits to help with swine flu, the filing reports. (Daily News)
  • The DOE rolled out a new curriculum for the study of film yesterday. (Hollywood Reporter)
  • Midyear budget cuts like the ones Paterson proposed are especially hard for schools to handle. (Times)
  • It looks like the UFT will not be endorsing Democrat Bill Thompson for mayor. (Post)
  • The study of the city’s promotion policy touts extra help for failing students. (GothamSchools, Times)
  • The planning process for a new building in DUMBO that would house a school is under fire. (Daily News)
  • The president of LaGuardia Community College writes that she had to close enrollment this year. (Times)
  • More city students are attending after-school programs, a study has found. (NY1)
  • The city’s first Middle School Film Festival was like an Oscars ceremony for city students. (Daily News)
  • This year, 38 percent of D.C. students attend charter schools. (Washington Post)
  • More than 50 House Republicans want an Obama schools official who promoted tolerance fired. (Times)
  • The Christian Science Monitor says it’s significant that Obama visited a charter school in New Orleans.