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Rise & Shine: A teacher who wasn’t laid off goes back to school

  • A teacher who thought he would be laid off is returning to PS 124 instead of starting law school. (WNYC)
  • Parents want the city to keep its promise to test school sites for toxins before next week. (Daily News)
  • The UFT began its appeal of last week’s teacher ratings ruling. (GothamSchoolsWSJPostWNYC)
  • The city’s centers where families new to the city can register for school open today. (NY1, S.I. Advance)
  • The city is trying to terminate a teacher who was convicted of manslaughter but not murder. (Post)
  • Kansas City’s schools chief resigned abruptly after two years heading turnaround efforts there. (Times)
  • Now he’s heading to Detroit’s turnaround district, where he’ll $1.6 million over four years. (Detroit News)
  • Los Angeles is giving school district insiders first crack at taking over struggling schools. (L.A. Times)
  • New Jersey schools are tweaking policies in response to a new state law targeting bullying. (Times)
  • Advocates for the country’s few remaining one-room schools tout the arrangement’s benefits. (WSJ)