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Rise & Shine: Elsewhere, cell phones raise revenue for schools

  • Senators have proposed three specific amendments to the mayoral control bill. (GothamSchools, Post)
  • Top Senate Democrats have promised they will take up mayoral control soon. (Daily News)
  • The Daily News says the Senate should pass mayoral control “without muddlesome amendments.”
  • The Post says since none of the amendments would curb the mayor’s power, they can be dealt with.
  • Kids who are overweight do worse in school, according to a new report. (GothamSchools, Post)
  • Another effect of child care center closings is a loss of after-school programs. (Daily News)
  • Ed Sec Arne Duncan asked teachers to join him in his reform push. (Washington Post)
  • Texas’s state school board has been told to put more religion into history classes. (Wall Street Journal)
  • Across the country, school districts are turning to fines to deter student cell phone users. (ABC News)
  • Schools in England could lose their special tax status unless they give more scholarships. (BBC News)
  • Parents and educators are starting to favor “risk-taking skills” over test-taking ones. (USA Today)

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