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Rise & Shine: Low response rate for DOE's midsummer survey

  • Fewer than 9,000 parents responded to the DOE’s new communication survey. (Daily News)
  • Newark’s system of swapping teachers at low-performing schools has come under attack. (WSJ)
  • A new summer camp offers cerebral math classes to female students from city middle schools. (Times)
  • The city is restoring some schools’ art after poor conditions, painting, and neglect harmed them. (NY1)
  • Fewer teachers received tenure last year. (GothamSchools, Times, WSJ, Daily News, Post, NY1, WNYC)
  • The Post praises the tenure shift but says that the city must stay the course despite union criticism.
  • The Daily News says the change means job protections are finally becoming meaningful in the city.
  • Brooklyn Prospect Charter School’s new space will require artists to leave their lofts. (Brooklyn Paper)
  • The head of a summer learning nonprofit says better summer school can inhibit a learning slide. (Times)
  • As states refine their high school dropout data, many are preparing to see graduation rate drops. (AP)
  • Britain’s education minister met often with Rupert Murdoch to have him fund new schools. (Independent)