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Rise & Shine: NAACP head likens charter parents, slave masters

  • The first court date in the UFT and NAACP’s lawsuit against the city is June 21. (GothamSchools)
  • The NAACP’s Hazel Dukes told a charter school mom that she is “doing the work of slave masters.” (Post)
  • The city may have shut Chinatown kindergartners out of their school to fit Tribeca children there. (Post)
  • City Council members are continuing to push cuts in consultant spending to save money. (Times)
  • Teachers at MS 217 at Queens say gains could be undone by impending overcrowding. (Daily News)
  • A mother was arrested for assaulting an officer who barred her from Brooklyn’s PS 288. (Daily News)
  • Police arrested a teenager who they think helped steal laptops from PS 73 in the Bronx. (Times)
  • About 600 teenagers attended a low-key “anti-prom” hosted by the New York Public Library. (Times)
  • A Gates foundation-funded report urges hiring authority for Los Angeles principals. (L.A. Times)
  • Some scientists say schools should work more on developing perceptual learning skills. (Times)
  • A chain of charter schools associated with a Turkish religious group is growing in Texas. (Times)