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Rise & Shine: A call for teeth for the No. 2 position at Tweed

  • Cathie Black got the waiver she needs to be chancellor. (GS, Times, Post, WSJ, DN, NY1, WNYC)
  • Despite the deal, Mayor Bloomberg said there won’t be any power-sharing at the DOE. (WSJ)
  • The Times says Bloomberg must assure New Yorkers that the chief academic officer has real power.
  • Teachers are trying again to convert struggling Columbus HS to a charter school. (GothamSchools)
  • A 9-year-old girl says bullies forced her to drink toilet water at PS 22 in Brooklyn. (Post)
  • The national high school graduation rate is rising, to 75 percent in 2008. (Times)