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Rise & Shine: Bloomberg says UFT doesn't care about extra aid

  • Gov. Cuomo is using his budget to push teacher evaluations. (GothamSchools, Daily News, NY1, WSJ)
  • Cuomo’s budget proposal also contains other education policy initiatives. (GothamSchools, SchoolBook)
  • Mayor Bloomberg charged that the UFT doesn’t “give a sh-t” if the city gets more state school aid. (Post)
  • The education proposals depend on Cuomo’s aggressive use of “budget extenders.” (Times-Union)
  • Rumor is that the state and its teachers union, NYSUT, are close to an evaluations deal. (Capital Tonight)
  • State education chief John King sided with the city in several points of dispute. (GothamSchools, Post)
  • A Staten Island elementary school has launched a reading program focused on going to college. (NY1)
  • A hearing over a proposed Success Academy charter school in Williamsburg drew protests. (NY1)
  • A new policy at Coney Island’s P.S. 90 is aimed at cutting down on students’ bathroom use. (Courier-Life)
  • Michael Goodwin: Teachers who think fixing schools starts with social justice are misguided. (Post)
  • A new study concludes that junk food eaten at home, not at school, is making kids obese. (Daily News)
  • Marcus Winters: The mayor’s plan to remove weak teachers and reward good ones is wise. (Daily News)

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