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Rise & Shine: Mayoral control to be Weingarten’s last NYC fight?

  • The Assembly voted basically to preserve mayoral control. (GothamSchools, Times, Post, NY1)
  • The State Senate’s disarray is still threatening the next step on mayoral control. (Crain’s NY, Times
  • Randi Weingarten won’t say she’s leaving, but her deputy is taking over. (PostDaily News 12EdWeek)
  • Chancellor Klein said graduation rates aren’t on the decline in new schools. (GothamSchools, WNYC)
  • The Post says Weingarten should usher mayoral control through the Senate as a goodbye gift to the city.
  • A parent-son team from Townsend Harris HS in Queens argue against the budget cuts. (Queens Gazette)
  • Girls soccer fans are nervous the city’s fall sports schedule will shut them out. (Staten Island Advance)
  • A California charter school advocacy group says many charter schools aren’t up to snuff. (L.A. Times)
  • A teacher’s aide from PS 178 in Washington Heights was charged with sexual abuse. (NY1
  • Parents are lobbying for a new writing high school on the Upper West Side. (West Side Spirit)
  • Kids helped design a new playground at PS 81 in the Bronx. (Riverdale Press)