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Rise & Shine: Paterson seeks delay of $1.5 billion in school aid

  • Education Secretary Arne Duncan lauded the State Senate for passing a charter school cap lift bill. (Post)
  • Presumptive gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo reportedly also supports the cap lift bill. (Post)
  • Gov. Paterson asked to delay $1.5 billion in school aid to keep the state from going broke. (Daily News)
  • Archbishop Timothy Dolan says Catholic schools should welcome competition from charters. (Post)
  • Inspired by Hunter College’s ed school, Harlem Success Academy is using video to train teachers. (WSJ)
  • Mayor Bloomberg appealed to Brooklyn churchgoers to help get the charter cap lifted. (WSJ, Daily News)
  • A senior aide to Chancellor Joel Klein will likely be the next head of a leading gay rights group. (Times)
  • The Post: Charter schools that privilege ed school fads over student achievement deserve to be closed.
  • Richard Whitmire: K-12 schools should be held accountable for boys’ poor literacy skills. (Daily News)
  • The state teachers union supports lifting the charter cap, an upstate union rep says. (Buffalo News)
  • Buffalo’s schools are failing students learning English, a new report says. (Buffalo News)
  • Rochester’s mayor called its mayoral control bill a “hybrid system.” (Democrat and Chronicle)
  • PS 37 on Staten Island has entered an online contest to win funds to help its disabled students. (NY1)
  • Queens’ I.S. 238 memorializes its former assistant principal, killed by swine flu last year. (Daily News)
  • N.J. Gov. Christie wants teachers to forgo raises, though their salaries are relatively low. (Star-Ledger)
  • Central Falls, R.I., reached a deal with its union to re-hire the teachers the district fired in March. (AP)
  • The final episode of “Law & Order” will be about the city’s “rubber rooms” for accused teachers. (Times)

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