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Rise & Shine: City finds teacher faked fall on observation day

  • A Brooklyn teacher threw herself down stairs to avoid a performance review, investigators say. (Post)
  • The city tossed a mound of books from the windows of a Catholic school it’s leasing. (Daily News)
  • City schools and colleges accounted for half of all construction starts in the last two years. (Crain’s NY)
  • A nonprofit gives special assistance to visually impaired students who are heading to college. (NY1)
  • The Harbor School is finally holding school fulltime on Governor’s Island. (WNYC)
  • West Harlem residents still can’t decide what should be done with the old PS 156 building. (Times)
  • The Post points out that the union’s charter schools saw larger-than-average test score drops.
  • Chicago has dropped a plan to save money by eliminating non-varsity sports. (Sun-Times)
  • An independent review of test irregularities in Atlanta found no evidence of systemic cheating. (Times)
  • In letters to the editor, readers including a city teacher weigh in on kindergarten teacher quality. (Times)

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