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Rise & Shine: On day of Metrocard walkout, legislators offer hope

  • Low scores could boost summer school enrollment. (GothamSchools, Times, Post, DN, NY1, WSJ)
  • A new city task force will work on reducing truancy. (GothamSchools, Daily News, NY1)
  • Thousands of students plan to walk out of school today to protest potential Metrocard cuts. (Times, Post)
  • Legislators and MTA officials still say it’s likely that the student Metrocard cuts won’t go through. (WSJ)
  • Even with new schools, overcrowding persists for popular Downtown Manhattan schools. (The Villager)
  • With pay and job security increasingly tied to test scores, cheating seems to be on the rise. (Times)
  • More Chicago students will take summer school classes online to save the city money. (Chicago Tribune)
  • Michigan’s teacher retirement incentive isn’t saving the state as much as hoped. (Detroit Free Press)
  • Nationally, the high school graduation rate fell again last year. (Christian Science Monitor)

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