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Rise & Shine: Bronx principal leaving to be L.A. deputy mayor

  • Buses for students with special needs get them to school late and take them home early. (Daily News)
  • UFT President Michael Mulgrew says the city should fix schools instead of closing them. (Daily News)
  • Bronx Academy of Letters’ principal is becoming Los Angeles’s deputy mayor for education. (L.A. Times)
  • Central administrators will get $12 million in raises this year. (GothamSchools, Daily News, Post)
  • Chancellor Klein warns that central layoffs might also be necessary to close the budget gap. (NY1)
  • Video game-design types want to see more high schools offering introductions to the field. (Times)
  • Some fear that Chicago’s new rules for school admission will undermine racial diversity. (Times)
  • Jay Mathews: Parent-teacher Web sites won’t work if teachers don’t log on. (Washington Post)
  • Detroit teachers approved a contract that pays them less and eases their firing. (Wall Street Journal)
  • Beverly Hills is going to stop allowing L.A. residents to enroll in its schools. (Times)