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Rise & Shine: Online classes set for a big boost at 80 schools

  • The city is planning a big boost in online classes, with 80 schools set to launch virtual programs. (Post)
  • With their lotteries drawing near, charter schools are recruiting as many applicants as possible. (NY1)
  • A plan to place schools in military space in the Bronx has hit some bumps. (Daily News, NY1)
  • The Post says the DOE shouldn’t negotiate with a bus company whose owner pulled a gun during talks.
  • The Daily News ridicules Randi Weingarten’s suggestion that newspapers helped doom NY’s RttT bid.
  • Ed Sec Arne Duncan and a predecessor outline Obama’s education law revamp plan. (Daily News)
  • Young adults who “age out” of foster care are plagued by problems for years, a study shows. (Times)
  • Some schools are modeling good behavior by cracking down on adult-to-adult bullying. (USA Today)
  • The contract set to be approved in D.C will include a merit pay program and (Wall Street Journal)
  • A new report suggests that students learning English have benefited from being tested more. (AP)
  • The Obama Administration will give $350 million to states that revamp their testing programs. (AP)