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Rise & Shine: Giorgio Armani says schools need arts, not caviar

  • Class sizes are up in city schools for the first time in years. (GothamSchools, Times, Post)
  • Fashion icon Giorgio Armani gave $1 million to city schools’ art programs. (Post, Women’s Wear Daily)
  • A new law aimed at reducing pollution near schools is now in effect. (AP)
  • The stimulus bill could transform schools. (AP)
  • A study finds that Chicago’s charter high schools aren’t better than other city schools. (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Philadelphia is planning to overhaul its schools on the Chicago model. (Philadelphia Inquirer)
  • What happens to students when a charter school runs out of money? (Washington Post)