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Rise & Shine: No more money for preschool, dance programs

  • Some Manhattan elementary schools might not have room for all of their zoned children. (Times)
  • A Bronx charter school is under fire for having too many uncertified teachers. (Post)
  • Teachers in Queens say their principal is abusive; the DOE says it supports him. (Daily News, NY1)
  • City Council members are worried about a significant cut to the city’s children’s services budget. (Times)
  • The economic recession could slow a trend toward preschool for all. (Wall Street Journal)
  • U.S. schools are looking abroad, to Finland and Singapore, for new ideas. (Christian Science Monitor)
  • The Supreme Court has taken on the case of a 13-year-old girl who was strip-searched at school. (Times)
  • A Daily News columnist looks at Bernie Madoff’s tenure at Far Rockaway High School.
  • A Brooklyn eighth grader will represent New York State at the national spelling bee. (Daily News)
  • The dance program featured in the movie “Mad Hot Ballroom” is in financial trouble. (Post)