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Rise & Shine: Number of homeless students has risen sharply

  • The numbers of homeless students in city schools quadrupled in two years, from 2008 to 2010. (Post)
  • The state released plans and proposals for boosting test security. (GothamSchools, Times, Post, WSJ)
  • The UFT’s Michael Mulgrew and Council Speaker Christine Quinn: No layoffs allowed. (GothamSchools)
  • City schools opened their doors yesterday to start the year. (GothamSchools, Times, NY1, Daily News)
  • After a 3-year-old pre-K student boarded the wrong bus, the driver still got him to the right school. (Post)
  • A second-grader at the Spruce Street School wore a tuxedo for his first day in the new building. (Post)
  • Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s praise for Detroit’s schools comes despite little improvement. (WSJ)