Rise & Shine: First NYC Edible Schoolyard site set for PS 216
- After legislative inaction, NYS applied for RttT without charter changes. (GS, Times, Post, Daily News)
- The possibility of RttT funds got states to make politically unpopular policy changes. (Wall Street Journal)
- PS 216 in Brooklyn will be the first NYC outpost of Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard program. (Times)
- Juan Gonzalez notes that PS 15 is just one of several schools trying to avoid sharing space. (Daily News)
- The city has agreed to let the EPA test schools for environmental toxins. (Times, Daily News)
- In part two of its series on Paul Robeson high school, NY1 looks at the school’s attendance woes.
- Fredric Dicker says he hopes the charter cap bills’ failure causes people to turn against the UFT. (Post)
- The Daily News calls the legislature’s no-vote approach “cowardly and irresponsible.”
- The Wall Street Journal lauds new ed chiefs in New Jersey and Virginia who will “butt heads” with unions.