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Rise & Shine: Students set pace at new Swedish-inspired charter

  • Student interest and ability dictate the curriculum at Swedish-inspired Innovate Manhattan Charter. (NY1)
  • Counselors and Dennis Walcott visited Murry Bergtraum HS, where a student-athlete was killed. (ESPN)
  • Staten Island’s high-performing Petrides School is set to host a suspension center soon. (S.I. Advance)
  • The state Board of Regents voted to move forward on tightening test security. (GothamSchools, Times)
  • Just 20 states and Washington D.C. conduct erasure analysis on all tests that students take. (USA Today)
  • Brooklyn’s troubled School for Global Studies hopes “transformation” yields enrollment. (GothamSchools)
  • At least 26 states now hinge teachers’ ratings on value-added calculations devised by statisticians. (WSJ)
  • Publishing giant McGraw Hill is splitting in two and spinning off its education division. (Times)
  • A proposal to tweak New Jersey’s school system would add charters and cut some tests. (Star-Ledger)
  • A school district in Minnesota is divided over how schools should handle homosexuality. (Times)