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Rise & Shine: A truancy-reduction program falls to budget ax

  • The State Senate is expected to vote on mayoral control today. (GothamSchools, Newsday, NY1)
  • The Post says it will believe the Senate’s expected mayoral control renewal when it sees it.
  • The Department of Education has cut a longtime program to reduce truancy. (Daily News)
  • The Gates Foundation gave New York State $6 million to create more early college schools. (Post)
  • The Irish Echo profiles former DOE official Michelle Cahill, who now works for the Carnegie Corporation.
  • CUNY’s summer enrollment is higher than ever before, as students try to speed graduation. (Daily News)
  • In D.C., district schools outperform charter schools on standardized tests. (NPR)
  • A new study suggests that Obama’s election could be boosting black parents’ volunteerism. (USA Today)
  • The Times says D.C. should bring charter operators to its high schools, no matter what the union thinks.
  • Thomas Carroll (again!) explains why he thinks Randi Weingarten’s agenda has hurt kids. (Daily News)
  • The Syracuse Post-Standard says it approves of NYC’s strategy of letting kids be paid for their grades.