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Rise & Shine: Rollout of arts tests to start at 80 schools this fall

Lawsuit update:

  • A judge ruled that the city can close and co-locate schools. (GothamSchools, Times, DN, NY1, Post, WSJ)
  • Two African-American State Assemblymen explain why they opposed the NAACP’s suit. (Daily News)
  • The Post says the judge’s decision is a win for the city’s schoolchildren.

In other news:

  • The city plans to test students at 80 schools on their arts educations this year. (Daily News)
  • The city’s survey shows that at 20 schools, 75 percent of teachers don’t trust their principal. (NY1)
  • The nonprofit Turnaround For Children employs mental health services to help schools improve. (WSJ)
  • More bedbugs were found in city schools last year. (Daily News; GothamSchools days ago)
  • The UFT says it hasn’t seen figures showing 1 in 5 teachers failed a pilot of new evaluations. (Post)

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