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Rise & Shine: State wants 5 years to count as on-time graduation

  • Mayor Bloomberg is pushing parents to return flu shot consent forms. (Post, Daily News)
  • The Board of Regents wants to count 5-year high school graduates as graduating on-time. (Post)
  • Maura noted this, but once again: The Times rehashes our story about Bill Thompson’s BOE days.
  • The firm that won a bid to provide healthy snacks in schools was fined for labor violations. (Daily News)
  • France knighted four city principals yesterday. (GothamSchools, Post, Daily News)
  • A Bronx school for blind students teaches them how to use technology to become independent. (NY1)
  • The Post says legislators should consider and pass Sam Hoyt’s bill to lift the charter school cap. (Post)
  • Massachusetts wants to cut the dropout rate by making school mandatory to age 18. (Boston Globe)
  • Michelle Rhee’s teacher layoffs appear to be mucking up contract negotiations. (Washington Post)