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Rise & Shine: D.C. schools the big exception to flat NAEP scores

  • The city’s math NAEP scores are either up a little or not. (GothamSchools, Times, Daily News, Post, NY1)
  • NAEP math scores were flat in most cities, with Washington D.C. the big exception. (Wall Street Journal)
  • D.C. (non-charter) schools were alone in posting a significant jump in both grades. (Washington Post)
  • Beth Fertig’s latest piece about learning math is about students succeeding after years of failure. (WNYC)
  • A janitor at James Madison HS found two teachers naked while students were nearby. (Daily News)
  • The mother of an autistic student at PS 308 is angry after the school put him on the wrong bus. (NY1)
  • The FDA’s requirements for fast food meat are more stringent than for school lunches. (USA Today)
  • The Wall Street Journal is thrilled that “despite the odds,” charter schools appear to be thriving.