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Rise & Shine: Bloomberg's budget will spare child-care funds

  • Mayor Bloomberg’s budget will not cut 16,000 child-care slots, as previously feared. (Post, NY1, WSJ)
  • The city braces for other cuts, especially to education, in today’s budget announcement. (Times)
  • Staten Island teachers and parents came out yesterday to protest the cuts. (NY1)
  • Some, however, argue that a tighter budget is for the best. (Post)
  • A Bronx school is about to become the first charter to be shut down in its first year. (Post)
  • Attention shifts to Jean-Claude Brizard’s past as a Brooklyn principal. (Times)
  • In California, teachers’ pensions are lower than those of most other public workers. (Times)
  • Texans debate a bill that would change how charter schools for at-risk students are assessed. (Times)