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Rise & Shine: Cathie Black emerges from radio silence on WNYC

  • After three months on the job, Chancellor Cathie Black says her goal is college-readiness. (WNYC)
  • About a third of students admitted to specialized high schools last year enrolled elsewhere. (Daily News)
  • Lawmakers finalized a budget that will cut at least 3.42 percent of city schools’ funding. (Daily News)
  • Kindergarten wait lists are longer than ever. (GothamSchools, Times, WSJ, NY1, Post, Daily News)
  • A 12-year-old student was charged with a hate crime after pulling on a classmate’s hijab. (Daily News)
  • The parent coordinator at PS 107 in Park Slope roots out students enrolled with false addresses. (Post)
  • Pedro Noguera: Bloomberg and Black are not doing enough to help black students. (Daily News)
  • School districts across the country are bracing for massive teacher layoffs threatened this year. (Times)
  • A study says donations and student attrition help KIPP charter schools. (Times, Washington Post)
  • Detroit is considering turning 45 schools over to charter school operators this year. (WSJ)