Rise & Shine: State seeking $18m for Race to the Top admin.
- The state is asking foundations for $18 million to make sure it spends its RttT funds well. (WSJ)
- The state approved 15 new charter schools for New York City. (GothamSchools, Post)
- Data show that 3 of 4 CUNY community college freshmen need remedial help. (Daily News, Post)
- Juan Gonzalez: Most special ed tuition spending goes to families from wealthy areas. (Daily News)
- Klein attended his final Panel for Educational Policy meeting last night. (GothamSchools, NY1)
- Conditions at Central Falls High School, where all the teachers were nearly fired, have worsened. (NPR)
- A gunman opened fire at a Florida school board meeting, then killed himself. (AP)