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Rise & Shine: In new poll, parents pan Bloomberg on schools

  • A new poll has 70 percent of parents disapproving of Mayor Bloomberg’s school handling. (Crain’s NY)
  • A court date in the Shuang Wen School’s parent suit revealed details about charges there. (Daily News)
  • The UFT’s class size suit was rejected on procedural grounds. (GothamSchools, NY1, Daily News, Post)
  • Artists who make works for schools often involve students, but they don’t substitute for art teachers. (NY1)
  • At one school with no gym, budget cuts are costing the physical education teacher, too. (GothamSchools)
  • Teachers weigh in on the implications of the city’s successful bid to hand out tenure less readily. (WNYC)
  • Half of teachers whose probations were extended last year had them extended again. (Daily News)
  • Chicago parents are skeptical about the city’s new chief parent engagement executive position. (Times)
  • More Texas schools are charging fees to make up for what’s lost in state budget cuts. (Times)