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Rise & Shine: 1 in 3 schools have new principals since 2006

  • More than a third of city schools has gotten a new principal in the last five years. (Post)
  • A new poll found that New Yorkers give schools higher marks than they did a decade ago. (Daily News)
  • A teacher fired earlier this year after repeated complaints was charged with raping a student. (Post, NY1)
  • The state Board of Regents yesterday approved 19 new charter schools to open in 2012. (Post)
  • One of them, run by the Children’s Aid Society, will offer wraparound social services. (GothamSchools)
  • Speaking at an Ohio high school, President Obama emphasized the schools part of his jobs plan. (Times)
  • The House of Representatives approved a bill to give more funding to charter schools. (Times)
  • Teachers in Tacoma, Wash., are on strike over pay cuts and proposed work rules. (Reuters)
  • In New Haven, where union and city officials agreed to a reform plan, change has been slow. (WSJ)