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Rise & Shine: Meet the teachers who will earn $125,000 next year

  • The Equity Project Charter School handpicked its first teachers, who will earn $125,000 each. (Times)
  • Mayoral control came under attack at a City Council hearing yesterday. (GothamSchools, Post, NY1)
  • A new Brooklyn charter school is still looking for space. (Daily News, but you read it here first)
  • Merryl Tisch says she doesn’t have a position on mayoral control, and the Daily News says she’s right.
  • The City Council okayed a divisive DUMBO building that will include school space. (Brooklyn Paper)
  • Charter schools, including some in New York, were praised on Capitol Hill yesterday. (Post)
  • A Riverdale elementary school has a newly restored planetarium. (Daily News)
  • Some schools are giving number grades instead of letter grades. (Chicago Tribune)
  • Jay Mathews describes a tutoring program that a random study says is working. (Washington Post)
  • Private children’s services providers are struggling, too. (Downtown Express)
  • An official from a South Carolina university says the school manipulated data to look good. (USA Today)