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Rise & Shine: Broad crediting scandal seen at Jane Addams HS

  • Staff say Jane Addams High School has given students credit for courses they didn’t take. (Daily News)
  • The principal of Jane Addams is also under scrutiny for charging teachers for free parking. (Daily News)
  • The state’s testing director resigned abruptly. (GothamSchools, Post, SchoolBook, Daily News, WSJ)
  • Murrow High School, which had “an emphasis on freedom,” suspends students freely. (Brooklyn Paper)
  • Mayor Bloomberg said he would in theory fire half of teachers and pay the remaining ones more. (Post)
  • New York’s Educators 4 Excellence is expanding to Los Angeles, where the union is fractured. (WSJ)
  • The fabled chess program at Williamsburg’s IS 318 is running out of money to operate. (Daily News)
  • A probe found some violations at the Shuang Wen School. (GothamSchools, NY1, SchoolBook, Post)
  • A new charter school will move into space vacated by a charter school that closed. (Riverdale Press)
  • Nationwide data confirms that poor students are more often taught by low-paid teachers. (Times)
  • A new report finds Chicago’s charter schools are a mixed bag, like all the city’s schools. (Tribune)