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Rise & Shine: A neighborhood might turn down a new school

  • Merryl Tisch is the first female state chancellor of the public schools. (Daily News, GothamSchools)
  • Tisch thinks mayoral control should continue. (Post)
  • In Maspeth, Queens, residents say they want a new high school only if its serves local children. (Times)
  • In East New York, Brooklyn, another skirmish over the siting of a new charter school. (WNYC, NY1)
  • The state is changing the consequences for schools that land on its failing list. (Post)
  • The DOE has launched a new film competition for middle school students. (Newsday)
  • Stimulus forces schools to choose between existing programs and new ones. (Christian Science Monitor)
  • More people are switching to teaching in an uncertain economy. (AP)
  • National standards fan Roy Romer has a new job at test producer the College Board. (L.A. Times)