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Rise & Shine: Silver supports majority seats for mayor

  • Shelly Silver said he supports the mayor appointing a majority of school board members. (Daily News)
  • Malcolm Smith favors school board members serving at the mayor’s pleasure; Silver’s on fence. (Post)
  • Merryl Tisch wants SUNY stripped of some charter school authorizing power. (Daily News)
  • P.S. 150 in Brownsville is hoping test scores will save it from closure. (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
  • Four letter-writers reply to David Brooks’ Harlem Children’s Zone column. (Times)
  • Duncan sets sights on turning around 5,000 most struggling schools in 5 years. (USA Today)
  • Weiner is accusing Bloomberg’s campaign of smearing him, and urging him to run. (Times)
  • A teacher in New Rochelle gets students passionate about forensic science. (Times)
  • A D.C. agency accidentally e-mailed out students’ personal information. (Washington Post)
  • Rhee accused Weingarten of lying about Rhee’s goals for the teaching force. (Washington Post)