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Rise & Shine: Eva Moskowitz registers political action group

  • Success Charter’s Eva Moskowitz has a new political action committee, Great Public Schools. (Post)
  • Teachers such as those in Educators 4 Excellence are still offering policy critiques. (Wall Street Journal)
  • Former rubber room teachers will report to the DOE’s press and human resources offices today. (NY1)
  • In a letter, a McGraw-Hill spokeswoman says some critiques of state tests are unfounded. (Post)
  • A mother is suing the city over personal documents dumped by a school. (Post)
  • Many of the students at Renaissance Charter High School were unsuccessful in the past. (Daily News)
  • The new playground at PS 185 in Brooklyn is based on old-school schoolyard games. (Times)
  • Staten Island parents are complaining about worse-than-usual bus problems this year. (S.I. Advance)
  • About one-eighth of eligible students have signed up for the city’s free SAT prep classes. (Post)
  • Caitlin Flanagan warns against the closure of the Inner City Education Foundation. (Daily News)
  • Research says low-stakes tests for younger children, as in China, could be good for learning. (Times)
  • D.C. school officials fleshed out criteria for teachers’ test-score bonuses. (Washington Post)
  • The Boston Globe says shiny new facilities don’t make schools great.