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Rise & Shine: City gave little warning for JFK HS closure meeting

  • With just two days’ notice, few parents attended a meeting about JFK HS’s closure. (Riverdale Press)
  • The state named 21 more city schools that must be revamped. (GothamSchools, NY1, Post, Daily News)
  • The city will spearhead development of a toughened high school equivalency exam. (NY1)
  • The state might ask districts to pay $6 per student for Regents exams. (Daily News)
  • Students rioted at Murry Bergtaum HS after the principal closed bathrooms. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • A Bronx middle school teacher miscarried after breaking up a fight. (Times, Post, Daily News, NY1)
  • Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada is said to have turned down the chancellorship. (Times)
  • Education Secretary Arne Duncan met with and endorsed Cathie Black. (NY1, Post, Daily News)
  • IN-Tech Academy in the Bronx is the subject of multiple mystery investigations. (Riverdale Press)
  • Nationwide, about 150 schools have replaced half their staffs to get federal aid. (Washington Post)
  • The mayor of Los Angeles is stepping up his attacks on the city’s teachers union. (L.A. Times)
  • Pressure-cooker communities are digging the anti-stress film “Race to Nowhere.” (Times)