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Rise & Shine: School closures are planned — and also panned

  • The city announced plans to close 12 schools. (GothamSchools, Times, Post, Daily News, WSJ, NY1)
  • Supporters of Staten Island’s P.S. 14, one of the schools on the list, are rallying today. (S.I. Advance)
  • At one of the schools, Brooklyn’s century-old P.S. 19, just one in five students is on grade level. (Post)
  • Students at already-closing Jamaica High School say the city hasn’t helped them. (Queens Chronicle)
  • The city also said it put a charter school on probation for “serious violations” of law. (GothamSchools)
  • The city is set to announce a cash competition for schools that reduce energy consumption. (WSJ)
  • A tiny center for autistic students in Brooklyn gives one-on-one help to nine students. (Daily News)
  • Sol Stern: The city’s flat NAEP scores offer a “grim” sign that students aren’t learning. (Daily News)