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Rise & Shine: 17 charter schools in search of classroom space

  • Analysis of Obama’s education speech. (Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal)
  • New York City is already doing some of the things Obama suggested. (Post, Daily News)
  • Less than a third of the charter schools opening this fall have found locations. (Insideschools)
  • Even without research to back them up, some schools are trying single-sex classes. (Times)
  • The DOE extended the deadline for parents to become candidates for district councils. (Daily News)
  • A for-profit schools operator is buying up lots of real estate in the city. (Observer)
  • A Williamsburg principal is giving a kidney to his son. (Daily News)
  • A former Queens middle school teacher pled guilty to sending sexual materials to his students. (NY1)
  • Schools are using the poor economy as a chance to teach financial literacy. (Christian Science Monitor)
  • Senate Democrats dealt a crippling blow to the D.C. voucher program. (AP)
  • The Daily News gives Obama’s education speech two thumbs up.

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