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Rise & Shine: Bullying blamed in Staten Island student’s suicide

  • A New Dorp HS student who killed herself said she was bullied. (Times, Daily News, Post, S.I. Advance)
  • A training program for math teachers will shift its focus from new to current teachers. (SchoolBook)
  • More on the education proposals Gov. Cuomo could make today, and what others hope he says. (Times)
  • State officials suspended federal grants for nine districts besides New York City. (GothamSchools, AP)
  • The city is telling schools affected by the funding freeze not to make any changes right away. (Times)
  • State officials seemed to leave open a chance for the city’s federal funding to be restored. (Daily News)
  • The Post blames teachers unions statewide for the debacle and says their claims aren’t to be believed.
  • A judge dealt a blow to an effort to make charter schools pay rent. (GothamSchools, SchoolBook, NY1)
  • Connecticut’s largest teachers union called for new teacher evaluations in a policy proposal. (WSJ)
  • Idaho teachers say the state’s requirement for digital classes wasn’t throughly thought out. (Times)
  • The Times endorses the Obama administration’s efforts to overhaul Head Start offerings nationally.