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Rise & Shine: After low ones, Post wants end to school grades

  • The lowest progress report grade went to a school the city tried to shut down. (Post)
  • Bronx schools were affected by progress report changes just like everyone else. (Daily News)
  • The Post says the city should do away with the reports and their poor scores for charter schools.
  • Parents at PS 224 in East Flatbush want the school’s tutoring program up and running. (Daily News)
  • The city’s move to charge schools for after-school use will shift $5 million in costs. (Daily News)
  • Some schools that spent extra time prepping students for the SAT saw score boosts. (Post)
  • Middle-schoolers started lining up three hours early for the citywide high school fair. (NY1)
  • In letters, Post readers paint a complex picture of the question of teacher tenure.
  • Stanley Crouch says a Harlem philanthropy is setting students up for better opportunities. (Daily News)
  • The woman who helps charter schools get buildings came from the corporate world. (Times)
  • The head of the Charter School Growth Fund says it is helping city charter schools scale up. (Post)
  • The Wall Street Journal praises the Walton Foundation’s saturation theory of charter school success.
  • Judith Warner wonders whether Michelle Rhee’s setbacks relate to the Tea Party movement. (Times)

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