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Rise & Shine: Charter school advocates in search of a candidate

  • City charter school advocates aren’t thrilled with candidates to replace Mayor Bloomberg. (SchoolBook)
  • Gov. Cuomo reaffirmed his support for a 4 percent increase in school aid next year. (SchoolBook)
  • Data show that city children are growing less obese. (GothamSchools, SchoolBook, Post, WSJ)
  • A middle school teacher was arrested for raping a student. (GothamSchools, Post, Daily News, NY1)
  • Bay Ridge parents fear the city is going back on plans to open new school building. (Brooklyn Paper)
  • Chicago says it’s more likely to invest in schools that won’t be closed or will be replaced. (Tribune)
  • An Illinois school district promised new revenues is fretting over a tax break renewal. (Times)
  • In Miami, charter schools enroll a disproportionately low number of poor students. (Miami Herald)
  • Two education conglomerates are battling over a Florida Race to the Top contract. (The Ledger)
  • D.C. schools called police to manage problems nearly 400 times in 2009-10. (Washington Examiner)