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Rise & Shine: School building contractor allegedly stole $2 mil.

  • An SCA contractor is accused of stealing $2 million by failing to pay his workers properly. (Daily News)
  • A new website matches local science teachers to scientists who want to volunteer. (NY1)
  • Tribeca’s P.S. 234 halved its kindergarten wait list by adding a sixth class. (Tribeca Trib)
  • The Daily News: Tuesday’s plan should just be the first step in overhauling teacher evaluations.
  • Letter-writers to the Post argue in favor of the city’s seniority-based layoff system.
  • A Washington Post columnist argues the federal government should offer buyouts to senior teachers.
  • The city’s high school baseball league is posting the number of pitches students throw per game. (Times)
  • Social networking sites are helping teens make sure they don’t wear the same dresses to prom. (Times)
  • Eight upstate school districts earned a national distinction for music education. (Democrat & Chronicle)
  • A court barred Los Angeles from laying off teachers at three low-performing middle schools. (L.A. Times)
  • Selective colleges aren’t seeing a decline in the number of students accepting offers of admission. (Times)
  • Two Queens schools were the sites of cases of alleged sexual abuse. (Daily News)

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