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Rise & Shine: Students, principals call Metrocard cut disastrous

  • The PEP approved a contract with a bus company that’s part of a federal bribery probe. (NY1)
  • At seven hyper-competitive arts high schools, students stress over endless auditions. (Times)
  • PAVE Academy, the Red Hook charter school, says it has enough money for a building. (Brooklyn Paper)
  • Students and teachers predict devastating consequences if student Metrocards are eliminated. (Times)
  • The DOE added a District 2 zoning option that’s similar to one parents proposed. (Downtown Express)
  • The Daily News says legislators have to hustle to make needed changes before RttT’s Jan. 19 deadline.
  • Also in trouble at James Madison HS: an assistant principal accused of sexual harassment. (Daily News)
  • Los Angeles is stepping up efforts to weed out bad new teachers before they get tenure. (L.A. Times)
  • An Albany charter school is likely to be closed because of low performance. (Albany Times Union)