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Rise & Shine: Lasting effects for P.S. 189 after 2010 Haiti quake

  • P.S. 189 has helped 70 students who came from Haiti after the earthquake there in 2010. (Daily News)
  • Peninsula Prep Charter, set to close, is not at all the worst school in its neighborhood. (GothamSchools)
  • The city’s decision to close a charter school that is merely mediocre has important implications. (Times)
  • Churches facing expulsion from city school space are turning their appeals to a higher power. (Times)
  • Parents in District 11 are unsatisfied with the city’s efforts to improve middle schools there. (Daily News)
  • The city is firing a Bronx principal found to have illicitly filed for overtime pay. (GS, DN, SB, Post, NY1)
  • More city students were named semifinalists in a national science contest than in recent years. (Post)
  • A second try at expansion for Community Roots Charter School isn’t charming critics. (Brooklyn Paper)
  • UFT chief Michael Mulgrew is on the board of New Visions, which runs charter schools. (Riverdale Press)
  • A new group in New York State will lobby for a “parent trigger” school reform law. (GothamSchools)
  • A school outside Los Angeles could become the second where parents attempt the trigger option. (WSJ)
  • The Post takes aim at the state teachers union, its allies in Albany, and the Alliance for Quality Education.
  • The Wall Street Journal says the state should give back its Race to the Top funds in shame.
  • Nicholas Kristof: The study showing the value of teachers validates a federal role in education. (Times)

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