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Rise & Shine: L.A. school's turnaround cost called unsustainable

  • L.A.’s Locke High School has improved, but at a cost that makes its success hard to replicate. (Times)
  • Parents have diverse reasons for enrolling at Brooklyn’s Hebrew language charter school. (Times)
  • Staff at Kennedy High School are accused of stealing $90,000 of student-raised funds. (Daily News)
  • The city will pay some teachers at failing schools more. (GothamSchools, Times, WSJ, Post, Daily News)
  • A task force to help black male students could start unveiling new programs soon. (WSJ)
  • Parents think the city’s end- and beginning-of-year schedules are silly. (GothamSchools, WSJ, NY1)
  • Every eighth-grader at Harlem Village Academy charters passed science and social studies tests. (Post)
  • Nicole Suriel’s classmates say they were told it was okay to enter the unsupervised water. (Post, NY1)
  • Too small for a gym, Park Slope’s PS 39 now can’t afford the space it’s been renting. (Brooklyn Paper)
  • The city is investigating an expensive retreat taken by staff at Progress High School. (Daily News)
  • A Jamaica elementary school that’s split over three buildings wants its own space. (Daily News)
  • Chicago’s charter schools send most graduating seniors to college, but many also drop out. (Times)
  • A fight is brewing between L.A’s mayor and superintendent over charter schools. (L.A. Times)
  • San Francisco’s City College is curtailing its remedial education offerings. (Times)

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