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Rise & Shine: New school will have 60 students to a class

  • Attention-getting principal Shimon Waronker is opening a new school with 60 kids per class. (Post)
  • Chancellor Klein spoke to parents at a Harlem school fair organized by charter advocates. (NY1, Post)
  • Brooklyn’s High School for Public Service plans to grow and sell fresh produce. (Daily News)
  • Marcus Winters says a recent audit proves that city charter schools are more efficient. (Daily News)
  • The number of students taking private school admission tests dropped by 4.4 percent this year. (Post)
  • Parents in Chicago want assurance that new schools will be better than those they replaced. (Times)
  • The L.A. Times and Boston Globe offer detailed overviews of Diane Ravitch’s new book, out this week.
  • President Obama plans to push school turnarounds in a series of appearances this week. (AP)
  • Jay Mathews says many teachers actually like D.C.’s new teacher evaluations. (Washington Post)
  • A new trend is for sixth-graders to make personal education plans that go through high school. (Times)
  • A federal report finds that many states don’t regulate the use of seclusion in their schools. (AP)
  • North Carolina’s Wake County could soon end its vaunted socioeconomic integration program. (Times)

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