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Rise & Shine: CUNY grows remediation for way-behind HS grads

  • Michael Winerip: An expanded remediation program at CUNY shows city grads are far behind. (Times)
  • Mayor Bloomberg said the UFT’s teacher evaluation complaints are meant to sabotage change. (Post)
  • More than 50 school workers have been caught in the last two years taking illicit sick days. (Daily News)
  • A 12-year-old IS/218 student will head a national youth group under Rev. Al Sharpton. (Daily News)
  • Bronx parents say they don’t think a City Council space data law will curb overcrowding. (Daily News)
  • A shooting outside PS/IS 298 on Friday left a mother of 13 dead and a student and parent injured. (Post)
  • Manhattan’s PS 75 won a national health award by adding more fruits and vegetables to lunch. (CBS NY)
  • The city’s Republican congressmen are pushing for an abstinence-only sex ed curriculum. (Daily News)
  • Some Manhattan private schools that are famous for their workload are giving less homework. (Times)
  • Suburban private schools are wooing Manhattan parents with low tuition and less pressure. (Times)
  • In Chicago, more parents seem to be hiring consultants to help with public school admissions. (Times)
  • Many Silicon Valley executives send their children to a technolog-free Waldorf private school. (Times)
  • Atlanta high schools played fast and loose with rules to keep low-performing students from testing. (AJC)