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Rise & Shine: Bloomberg's tenure revamp plan coming soon

  • Mayor Bloomberg said he would unveil his long-promised teacher tenure proposal soon. (NY1)
  • The city’s budget plan calls for cutting 10,000 jobs, 6,100 in schools. (Times, GothamSchools)
  • The new chancellor will have to deal with the bad budget situation and, potentially, layoffs. (NY1)
  • Nominee Cathie Black has layoff experience but is unfamiliar with most policy issues. (Times)
  • David Steiner, the man who will decide Black’s fate, is an unconventional ed commissioner. (WNYC)
  • The city rounded up a dozen leaders in academia to support Black’s candidacy. (Post)
  • The Post says Steiner should expedite Black’s approval after Bloomberg’s scary budget news.
  • Black’s book, “Basic Black,” have jumped 400 percent since Bloomberg picked her for chancellor. (Post)
  • The city is now considering putting Eva Moskowitz’s charter school in the Brandeis building. (Daily News)
  • The principal of PS 276 in Canarsie is being removed for manhandling students. (Daily News, NY1)
  • Students at a Brooklyn high school are holding a mock trial — of Christopher Columbus. (Daily News)
  • High school seniors’ reading and math scores improved unexpectedly last year. (Times)
  • Bill Gates’ school budget solutions include changing teacher pay and making classes bigger. (Times)
  • A state court said teachers unions cannot get contact information of charter school employees. (Post)
  • A suburban principal broke into two students’ house when he thought they were playing hooky. (Post)

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