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Rise & Shine: Potential RttT yield same size as current cuts

  • The Regents unveiled a policy agenda aimed at winning Race to the Top funds. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • Much of the plan is unlikely to be made law by Race to the Top’s Jan. 19 deadline. (Daily News)
  • Thomas Carroll writes that the Regents’ proposal is bold and deserves support. (Post)
  • The state’s potential RttT yield is about the same as Gov. Paterson is now withholding. (Buffalo News)
  • Public school advocates could sue over Paterson’s decision to withhold state school aid. (Bloomberg)
  • School districts statewide are cutting purchases; Mayor Bloomberg backs Paterson’s move. (Times)
  • NYSUT said it’s okay with the teacher evaluation-test score firewall law expiring. (Albany Times Union)
  • Students and alumni from Queens’ Jamaica High School are lobbying to keep it open. (Daily News)
  • Girls Prep Charter School wants to show it isn’t trying to cause a Lower East Side space fight. (Post)
  • The bus company that allowed bribes is getting extra monitoring along with its new contract. (Times)
  • Students who graduate from a city high school could get extra credit on the FDNY exam. (NY1)
  • A quarter of students at PS 3 on Staten Island have a stomach virus. (NY1)

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