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Rise & Shine: A senator proposes fixed terms for school board

  • Principals are angry about a schedule change for teachers. (GothamSchools, Times, Daily News)
  • A bill proposed in the Senate (!) would require fixed terms for school board members. (Post, Daily News)
  • The UFT announced a contract deal at Green Dot Charter School. (GothamSchools, Post, Daily News)
  • At the selective Townsend Harris HS in Queens, 99.3 percent of kids graduate. (Daily News)
  • Bronx Science has the highest graduation rate in the Bronx; it’s also super-selective. (Daily News)
  • A pro-Bloomberg principal says going back to 32 school districts would be disastrous. (Post)
  • The city’s deal with the teachers union isn’t necessarily a blueprint for other union negotiations. (Post)
  • At a 200-student school in Williamsburg, the grad rate jumped more than 25 points. (Daily News)
  • Despite gains, the graduation rate is still under 50 percent for Brooklyn schools. (Daily News)
  • Undocumented immigrant students protested being shut out of college financial aid. (Washington Post)
  • Arne Duncan is set to announced streamlined financial aid procedures. (Washington Post)
  • A new poll shows that 61 percent of New Yorkers want mayoral control renewed. (NY1)
  • A girl says she was booted from graduation because she was wearing a dress. (Staten Island Advance)
  • The L.A. Times takes a hard look at Green Dot’s first year running Locke High School. (1, 2, 3)