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Rise & Shine: DOE to share equally in budget cuts, hiring freeze

  • The Department of Education is set to share equally in new budget cuts and a hiring freeze. (Post, WSJ)
  • After protesting school aide layoffs yesterday, the UFT will join Occupy Wall Street rally today. (NY1Post)
  • City Council Speaker Christine Quinn weighed in on the layoffs fight for the first time. (GothamSchools)
  • Comptroller John Liu panned the city’s phys. ed. program. (GothamSchools, Post, Daily News, Times)
  • Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is looking into prices set by the school lunch industry. (Daily News)
  • Hyde Leadership Charter School, which christened its new building, focuses on character. (GSNY1)
  • A tentative contract deal for Catholic school teachers includes higher health care premiums. (NY1)
  • A national report finds that minority students are suspended from school at higher rates. (USA Today)
  • Libyan schools are grappling with how to teach and operate after the government’s overthrow. (Times)