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Rise & Shine: Just 3 teachers fired under city's recent campaign

  • The UFT’s own charter schools have fewer than expected special ed students and ELLs. (Daily News)
  • After two years of investing in mechanisms to fire more teachers, the city has only fired three. (Times)
  • The city’s list of contract demands would slim the rubber rooms and the ATR pool. (Post, GothamSchools)
  • Two schools sharing an UES building, Lower Lab and PS 198, are racially segregated. (Village Voice)
  • The Panel for Educational Policy will meet tonight to decide on school co-location plans. (NY1)
  • Anticipating the meeting, Chancellor Klein emphasizes his support for charter schools. (Daily News)
  • The Albany Times-Union condemns a charter school’s strategy of admitting students selectively.
  • A turnaround plan that requires firing every teacher at a Rhode Island high school was approved. (Times)
  • D.C. schools chief Michelle Rhee explained the firings she has ordered since 2007. (Washington Post)
  • More than two-thirds of Los Angeles schools getting new managers will be run by teachers. (L.A. Times)
  • Kansas City is considering closing half of its schools for budget reasons. (USA Today)