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Rise & Shine: News Corp's ed-tech buy could be tricky for Klein

Cathie Black report:

  • A state panel voted not to endorse Black for chancellor. (GothamSchools, Post, NY1, WNYC)
  • Education Commissioner David Steiner, who will decide, also has “serious concerns.” (Times)
  • Black could still get the job if she takes on a buddy who has education experience. (WSJ)
  • UFT chief Michael Mulgrew came out against Black more strongly than before. (Post)
  • The Daily News says Steiner should still appoint Black because he shouldn’t make schools policy.
  • The Post says the panel’s vote wasn’t about qualifications, but about union influence.
  • Adam Lisberg says trying to appoint Black wasn’t worth the hit for Bloomberg. (Daily News)

In other news:

  • Conflict of interest rules could make News Corp’s Wireless Generation buy tricky for Joel Klein. (Times)
  • PS 9 in Prospect Heights has a newly renovated library but can’t pay a librarian. (Brooklyn Paper)
  • A parent says the dean at Achievement First Crown Heights pushed her around. (Daily News)
  • In some places, students transferring from failing schools are burdening other schools. (Washington Post)
  • Disgraced football player Michael Vick is touring schools to campaign against dogfighting. (Times)

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