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Rise & Shine: More small schools for NYC, fewer for Portland

  • A new study finds that New York State’s charter schools are better than other states’. (WNYC)
  • The city announced it wants to close nine more schools. (GothamSchools, Post, NY1)
  • City Councilman Jimmy Vacca: DOE policies damaged Christopher Columbus HS. (Bronx Times)
  • Students from New York City placed third in a national science competition. (Post)
  • Christine Quinn wants to change the fact that city schools get their lettuce from out of state. (Crain’s NY)
  • Portland, Ore., schools are returning to a large-high-school model after five years. (The Oregonian)
  • A new nonprofit will help D.C. charter schools with logistical and political issues. (Washington Post)
  • Detroit is planning to tear down more than half a dozen unused school buildings. (Detroit Free Press)