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Rise & Shine: RttT legislation, city school budget cuts announced

  • Klein ordered principals to cut their budgets by 1 percent. (GothamSchools, Daily News, NY1)
  • Paterson wants to abolish the state cap on charter schools. (GothamSchools, Daily News, Post, Times)
  • Harlem Success Academy II is set to leave P.S. 123 and move into P.S. 30. (GothamSchools, Daily News)
  • Assemblyman Richard Brodsky predicted the MTA will back off its plan to cut student passes. (Post)
  • Hundreds rallied to protest plans to close Jamaica High School. (NY1)
  • Parents at the Bronx’s P.S. 106 disagree with the DOE’s assertion that their school is now mold-free. (Post)
  • Parents at another Bronx school, P.S. 8, say a dangerous intersection puts their students at risk. (NY1)
  • A Massachusetts bill will allow Boston to open charter schools without union approval. (Boston Globe)
  • Schwarzenegger signed a bill designed to make California competitive for RttT. (L.A. Times)
  • Minnesota charter schools are often housed in facilities that violate fire code. (Star Tribune)