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Rise & Shine: Student says bake sale rules already hurting clubs

  • New York is a Race to the Top finalist; winning isn’t assured. (GothamSchools, Post, Daily News, NY1)
  • Some of the 15 other finalist states seem more likely to win. (Times, Wall Street Journal, AP)
  • The Daily News questions whether New York has the political will to win the next round.
  • Peter Murphy of the NY Charter Schools Association says being a finalist could backfire. (Post)
  • Nelson Denis, a former Assemblyman, says legislators should lift the charter cap now. (Daily News)
  • A senior at Queens’ Bayside High School says new bake sale rules are costing student groups. (Post)
  • Some schools were wrongly told they could close; a few are closing already. (Times, Daily News, Post)
  • IS 89 is among the schools planning to cut budgets by slashing afterschool. (Downtown Express)
  • Major protests against education budget cuts swept California yesterday. (Times, L.A. Times)
  • Jay Mathews says a local school district is unusual in promoting charter schools. (Washington Post)
  • All staff members at six Boston schools will have to reapply for their jobs this summer. (Boston Globe)
  • A D.C. parent describes the city’s packed online lottery for seats at top schools. (Washington Post)

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