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Rise & Shine: 2,000 pre-kindergartners still without schools

  • Families of about 2,000 pre-k students might wait til Tuesday to find out their placements. (Daily News)
  • State Senator Suzi Oppenheimer plans to hold hearings on the re-calibrated state test scores. (Post)
  • About 1,700 teachers currently lack full-time teaching positions. (GothamSchools, Daily NewsWNYC)
  • Many of them have not applied for new jobs or attended recruitment fairs. (Post, Wall Street Journal)
  • The federal government gave states $330 million  to develop new tests. (Times, Washington PostCSM)
  • An education professor argues that politics, not proven results, drive Obama education policy. (SF Gate)
  • Staten Island residents rallied against a city plan to reduce bus service for middle schools. (SI Advance)
  • Opposition is growing to a city plan to help build a new Harlem Childrens Zone building. (Daily News)
  • Merrick Academy is re-hiring three of the 11 teachers it laid off via FedEx. (Daily News, WNYC)
  • A Staten Island teacher who sued the city over her suspension for using vulgar slang has settled. (Post)
  • The L.A. Board of Ed formally asked for test scores to be used in teacher evaluations. (L.A. Times)