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Rise & Shine: City principals angling for return of January exams

  • More than 110 high school principals are asking the state to bring back January Regents exams. (Times)
  • The NAACP’s national head says the city’s situation is the fault of past leaders, not parents. (Daily News)
  • Local NAACP head Hazel Dukes is standing by charged comments about charter parents. (Daily News)
  • The Daily News says Dukes’ comments follow other controversies for her and are bad for the NAACP.
  • Competition at private schools has some families paying hundreds of dollars an hour for tutoring. (Times)
  • A foundation has donated $3 million for the city to use its anti-bullying curriculum in 850 schools. (NY1)
  • The UFT gave out more than $1 million in scholarships to 250 graduating high school seniors. (NY1)
  • Research by two Young Women’s Leadership Academy students is helping an endangered fish. (WSJ)
  • Bronx teachers anxious about nearing “restarts” and other changes got together for drinks. (Daily News)