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Rise & Shine: NYU emerges as a possible savior in pre-K crunch

  • Stuyvesant High School introduced metal detectors this week, as an anti-cheating measure. (Post)
  • The Post editorializes against Merryl Tisch’s bid to give the Board of Regents more power over charters.
  • NYU is saying the DOE could possibly use some of its space to hold prekindergarten classes. (NY1)
  • PS 121 in Brooklyn analyzed student data to post top-improving reading test scores. (Daily News)
  • And PS 230 in Queens did the same thing to get its own double-digit test score boost. (Daily News)
  • Wayne Barrett says Bloomberg’s reelection campaign should include attacks on the UFT. (Village Voice)
  • A bill that would weaken mayoral control has five politicians supporting it. (Daily News)
  • In districts where state politicians are pondering mayoral control, students are doing better. (Post)
  • A Queens school put a 5-year-old boy on the wrong bus, which dropped him off blocks from home. (Post)
  • A Bronx principal is being considered for a yearlong fellowship at the White House. (Daily News)
  • The New York Observer says simply, “Mayoral control is working.”
  • An initiative announced yesterday is set to bring more technology to city high schools. (NY1)
  • The state comptroller should get to audit charter schools, says Buffalo’s schools CFO. (Buffalo News)
  • Formerly a key opponent, black lawmakers are supporting school vouchers more. (USA Today)

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