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Rise & Shine: CUNY's college-readiness test has low standards

  • CUNY tests that decide whether a student needs remedial help are unusually easy to pass. (Daily News)
  • Natasha Cooke-Nieves, a science teacher at P.S. 282, received an award for great teaching. (NY1)
  • Michael Mulgrew didn’t attend the event because of the donor’s Tea Party connections. (Daily News)
  • The Daily News calls the union president a “petty petty man” for not coming to the award presentation.
  • Three teachers critical of P.S. 282’s principal say she removed them for the public event. (NY Post)
  • Archbishop Timothy Dolan says “Superman” is already here in the form of Catholic schools. (Daily News)
  • A charter school teacher says she lost two months’ pay for missing two days of work. (Daily News)
  • A private UWS high school is letting students tend five bee hives on the roof. (Daily News)
  • Two hooded young men threated a Queens middle school teacher with a handgun. (NY Post)
  • Zuckerberg’s $100 million donation to Newark public schools is raising legal questions. (NY Post)
  • LA’s teachers union was left out of a deal to change seniority policies and may sue. (LA Times)
  • In Baltimore, Rhee-style school reforms have not alienated parents and voters. (Washington Post)

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