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Rise & Shine: Queens HS for immigrants near top of national list

  • The DOE proposed to close three more high schools next year. (GothamSchools, Post, NY1)
  • The “Behind the Book” program brings children’s book authors into schools. (NY1)
  • Newcomers High School in Queens made the top 10 of a U.S. News high schools ranking. (Daily News)
  • The District 2 parent council proposed a zoning plan that keeps Tribeca at PS 234. (Tribeca Trib)
  • Diane Ravitch says the new NAEP scores once again show that state test scores are inflated. (Post)
  • The janitor who found two naked teachers at James Madison HS thought they were students. (Post)
  • A third Madison teacher is under investigation for sending 200 text messages a student. (Daily News)
  • The Detroit News says mayoral control is needed after the city posted the worst NAEP scores ever.
  • D.C.’s school voucher program is unlikely to include new students. (Washington Post)
  • California’s Assembly is meeting today to consider Race to the Top reforms. (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • And the L.A. Times launched a new tool tool to compare neighborhood and magnet school performance.