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Rise & Shine: Push to boost elite school diversity stumbles

  • The city’s elite schools admitted a smaller percentage of minorities who attended its prep. (Daily News)
  • The state could get an on-time budget, but school aid is still the sticking point. (Wall Street Journal)
  • A principal is under investigation for an alleged bias attack on one of his teachers. (NY1)
  • The city’s $80 million ARIS data system is still evolving and struggling to get school buy-in. (WNYC)
  • G.E. has avoided paying taxes through philanthropy, including a large gift to the DOE. (Times)
  • P.S. 29 students will recite the Pledge of Allegiance after parents realized students didn’t know it. (DN)
  • A charter school for older, under-credited students was approved in Brooklyn. (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
  • A crackdown on commercial bus drivers found two school bus drivers falsely licensed. (WSJ)
  • Teachers at Queens’ PS 30 rallied against a plan to close the school. (Queens Chronicle)
  • A D.C. principal was suspended because of allegations he doctored transcripts. (Washington Post)
  • A Chicago school has seen more absenteeism despite an effort to keep students in class. (Times)
  • A Texas superintendent’s leadership has drawn what some say are racially-motivated attacks. (Times)