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Rise & Shine: A beloved principal is Race to the Top casualty

  • A beloved Burlington, Vt., principal is an early casualty of Race to the Top’s requirements. (Times)
  • A DOE employee allegedly used a racial epithet when advising on how to shut parents out. (Daily News)
  • The city’s Conflicts of Interest Board okayed Cami Anderson’s bid to open charter schools. (Post)
  • Few students are assigned to schools the city legally can’t close. (GothamSchools, Daily News, NY1)
  • A Manhattan lawmaker who voted to allow more charter schools says he doesn’t support them. (Post)
  • A subnarrative of the Nicole Suriel tragedy is the private fundraising that fuels her school. (Times)
  • The city says it might reopen an investigation into Columbia Secondary School’s principal. (NY1)
  • The Post calls for quick handling of new complaints against the school’s principal.
  • The soon-to-be-released testing report is a harsh reality check for city schools, the Daily News warns.
  • The Daily News says teachers who have flirtatious relationships with students should be fired.
  • Mayor Bloomberg will take part in a televised education summit on NBC in September. (AP)
  • Fans and foes of socioeconomic integration in schools are set to face off in Raleigh. (News & Observer)
  • New Jersey won’t see charter schools open in affluent areas this fall after all. (Wall Street Journal)