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Rise & Shine: From the Assembly, a crimp in the Senate deal

  • The dean of Hunter College’s education school, David Steiner, is set to be the next state ed chief. (Post)
  • The Senate agreed basically to keep mayoral control. (GothamSchools, Daily News, Times, Post, NY1)
  • Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he won’t endorse the Senate’s amendments. (Post, Daily News)
  • The city will pay the University of Wisconsin to develop a new teacher evaluation system. (Post)
  • Nearly 100 schools are moving this summer, many after a long time in their previous home. (Post)
  • Tutoring companies have been overcharging the DOE for their services. (Post)
  • Jay Mathews questions the notion that top students skip college for financial reasons. (Washington Post)
  • More charter schools are unionizing, but the movement is still tiny. (Times)
  • The Daily News says the Race to the Top fund requirements should force change in education policy.
  • California is also grappling with the Race to the Top fund’s teacher evaluation requirement. (L.A. Times)
  • Across the country, there’s a growing acceptance of cell phones as teaching tools. (AP)
  • A Manhattan summer music program gives public school kids in-depth musical training. (Daily News)
  • A new teaching strategy aims to give kids perfect pitch. (Washington Post)
  • The founder of a state education reform group praises the senate’s mayoral control deal. (Post)
  • The Daily News forgives state senators for their pasts.

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