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Rise & Shine: ‘Principal from hell’ pulled from PS 114 now an AP

  • After being pulled from PS 114, disastrous principal Maria Penaherrera is now an AP in the Bronx. (NY1)
  • The city will spend $10 million on extra tutoring. (GothamSchools, TimesNY1, Daily News, WSJ)
  • Chancellor Cathie Black visited a failing school for the first time last week. (GothamSchools)
  • A Medgar Evers mom is fundraising so her daughter can go to an engineering conference. (Daily News)
  • New testing has turned up dangerous levels of PCBs at additional city schools. (NY1, WNYC)
  • N.J. Gov. Chris Christie announced 23 new charter schools for his state. (Times)
  • Newark’s lame-duck superintendent, Clifford Janey, is formally stepping down. (WSJ, Star-Ledger)
  • Atlanta’s once-thriving school system has been put on probation by an accreditation board. (Times)
  • A state board charged with investigating unlicensed trade schools is overloaded. (Daily News)