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Rise and Shine: Klein warns of layoffs as budget deadline looms

  • Klein said budget cuts could mean 8,500 teacher layoffs. (GothamSchools, Daily News, WNYC, NY1)
  • But the Assembly passed a budget plan with less severe school cuts. (Times, Albany Times-Union)
  • In the Post, Assemblyman Sam Hoyt asks teachers to freeze their salaries to stave off budget cuts.
  • High school admissions letters are still delayed. (GothamSchools, Daily News, Times)
  • The superintendent of Brooklyn’s District 16 may be to blame for its troubles. (NY1)
  • Opportunity Charter School hopes to show charters can successfully serve special ed students. (WNYC)
  • National reading scores have stalled in New York and the U.S. generally. (GothamSchools, Times, WSJ)
  • Some parents are upset over a PEP re-vote to bring Eagle Academy to southeast Queens. (Daily News)
  • City-run after-school programs are shuttering because of budget cuts. (Daily News)
  • Times readers weigh in on Susan Jacoby’s arguments in favor of a national curriculum.
  • A make-believe “jail” on a playground in a Brooklyn housing project has sparked controversy. (Times)
  • Errol Louis argues in the Daily News that the play jail shows how the city sets children up to fail.

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