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Rise & Shine: Low marks for Bloomberg's school policies in poll

  • A new poll shows that most New Yorkers don’t approve of Mayor Bloomberg’s school policies. (Times)
  • A Bronx mother wants her son, who has special needs, to be held back, but the city says no. (Daily News)
  • With their budgets cut, schools seem to be asking parents to buy more school supplies. (WNYC)
  • Since 9/11, the city’s school safety protocol has expanded to include new kinds of emergencies. (NY1)
  • Parents in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, are protesting pre-K cuts that closed promised seats. (Daily News)
  • Comptroller John Liu reviewed the Absent Teacher Reserve and found shortcomings. (GothamSchools)
  • Today is the last day of summer for city students. Classes start tomorrow. (Daily News)
  • The Daily News says New Yorkers are right to be confused by school’s too-late start.
  • Stuyvesant High School alums are allowed to use the school for a 9/11 commemoration after all. (WSJ)
  • A Newark official with charter school ties is set to be Connecticut’s schools chief. (Times, WSJ)
  • A change to D.C.’s evaluation system reduces observations for some teachers. (Washington Examiner)
  • Chicago’s teachers union lambasted the city for pushing a longer day without union support. (Sun-Times)