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Rise & Shine: City seeking school sports TV distribution deal

  • As more city students took AP tests last year, the citywide pass rate fell slightly. (Post, Daily News)
  • The city AP score trend mirrors an identical national one. (Times)
  • Kids really liked having school off because of snow yesterday. (NY1)
  • The city wants to find a TV station to buy and air school sports footage. (Post)
  • The company that made the cow statue stolen from a Brooklyn middle school is donating another. (Post)
  • State ed chief David Steiner vowed not to let Rosa Bracero’s situation happen again. (Daily News)
  • Bronx Community College is kicking University Heights High School off its campus. (Bronx Times)
  • The principal removed from PS 24 last year is now assistant principal at nearby PS 12. (Riverdale Press)
  • The BBC wants to find strict Bronx parents to get a couple of British teens in line. (Bronx Times-Reporter)
  • Building delays will keep a young Bronx school from its own space for one more year. (Riverdale Press)
  • Detroit plans to close 40 more schools at the end of the school year to save money. (Detroit Free-Press)
  • A Chicago lawmaker would take the power to choose principals away from parents. (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Jay Mathews says research shows there’s no such thing as “learning styles.” (Washington Post)
  • Virginia’s governor plans to multiply the number of charter schools in his state. (Washington Post)
  • Letter-writers weigh in on proposed changes to NCLB and the Times’s position on them. (Times)
  • Now that Asperger’s is not officially its own syndrome, special education rules will change. (NPR)