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Rise & Shine: At PS 236, class size crunch forces enrollment cap

  • The city is capping enrollment at some crowded schools, such as PS 236, where one class is at 36. (NY1)
  • As schools follow a federal mandate to serve healthier lunch fare, lunch fees could start to rise. (Times)
  • Some say the state is wrong not to include test-day site monitors in security plans. (GothamSchools)
  • Education economist Roland Fryer has won a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant. (Bloomberg)
  • Jonathan Levin HS for Media & Communications honors a teacher killed by a student. (Daily News)
  • Publishing giant Pearson, with its huge education division, got perks to add city jobs. (Bloomberg)
  • A columnist writes that Chancellor Walcott misled Staten Island parents about buses. (S.I. Advance)
  • The head of schools in Elizabeth, N.J., was arrested for stealing from the district’s lunch program. (AP)
  • Chicago is launching a site where parents can suggest how schools can use a longer day. (Sun-Times)