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Rise & Shine: Potential budget deal would reduce city school cuts

  • A potential state budget deal would reduce New York City’s cuts from $500 to $350 million. (WSJ)
  • In addition to social studies tests, the Regents could axe foreign language exams to save money. (WNYC)
  • The company that engraves diplomas says city schools are placing larger orders every year. (Times)
  • Educating the most severely disabled students confounds schools in the city and nationally. (Times)
  • Students cheered a legislative deal to save free student Metrocards. (Post)
  • Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan’s brother leads teachers from his Bronx Science classroom. (Times)
  • A seventh-grader who was assaulted at MS 142 in the Bronx can’t get a safety transfer. (Daily News)
  • A new school on the Upper East Side was free as part of a deal with a developer. (Post, Times, NY1)
  • Speakers at city high school graduations this week include celebrities. (Daily News)
  • PS 178 in Washington Heights was vandalized over the weekend. (Post)
  • Boston has reached an agreement to add an hour daily at its 12 turnaround schools. (Boston Globe)
  • A bill that would fund school vouchers with corporate donations is foundering in New Jersey. (WSJ)

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