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Rise & Shine: Rhee's exit unlikely to disrupt D.C. school change

  • Emma Bloomberg asked the city to give two charters sole use of a park for part of the day. (Daily News)
  • The city’s efforts to close struggling schools may be intensifying crowding in other schools. (Daily News)
  • DeWitt Clinton’s principal declared a state of emergency after gang violence erupted. (Riverdale Press)
  • A new school in Battery Park City is showcasing its green building practices. (NY1)
  • Observers say Michelle Rhee’s departure is unlikely to disrupt her reform agenda in D.C. (Times)
  • Rhee’s successor, Kaya Henderson, shares her goals, but may be less divisive. (Washington Post)
  • Rhee said she will take some time off, then look for another job in education. (Wall Street Journal)
  • The New York Post thinks that Chancellor Joel Klein should offer Rhee a job in New York.
  • A Bed-Stuy middle school, roiled by leadership changes, still has no textbooks. (Daily News)
  • A new after-school program in Brooklyn wants to teach kids to be web-savvy. (Daily News)
  • N.J. charters will now have access to $30 mil. in low-interest bonds for school construction. (Star-Ledger)
  • A lawsuit settlement could drastically change the way L.A. teachers are judged and laid off. (L.A. Times)
  • The Boston teachers union says an op-ed its superintendent signed was teacher-bashing. (Globe)

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