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Rise & Shine: An in-depth look at the Harlem Children’s Zone

  • A private school test prep firm is set to start offering its services to gifted program applicants. (Post)
  • Three more schools were added to the city’s list of failing schools. (GothamSchools, Daily News)
  • An after-school science program, Bridges, teaches students about the urban environment. (NY1)
  • Is the Harlem Children’s Zone really all it’s cracked up to be? Maybe, maybe not. (City Limits)
  • Opportunity Charter School, which serves special-needs students, will not close. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • Like New York City, Los Angeles says it’s hard to fire incompetent teachers. (L.A. Weekly)
  • High school students struggle because the sun rises too late, a study suggests. (L.A. Times)
  • High schools in eight states will pilot a program to graduate students after 10th grade. (Times)