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Rise & Shine: Confusion reigns about McCourt HS admissions

  • Merryl Tisch wants her Board of Regents to have final say over charter schools’ authorization. (Post)
  • The city’s new school directory falsely indicated thatFrank McCourt HS would be selective. (Daily News)
  • The city is beginning to implement the special education reforms announced months ago. (Times)
  • The City Council heard concerns about the DOE’s space-allocation policies. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • An eighth-grader and a teacher got into a physical fight at Brooklyn’s PS 335. (Post)
  • For the second time this week, a student died suddenly at school, this time at Brooklyn’s PS 396. (Post)
  • After a report substantiating harassment, teachers are calling for change at Bronx Science. (Daily News)
  • A coalition of foundations is adding $500 million to the federal government’s innovation funding. (AP)
  • The Daily News lambastes the state teachers union’s line that charter schools haven’t helped all schools.
  • Errol Louis: “The Lottery” shows that charter schools are improving education in Harlem. (Daily News)