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Rise & Shine: A history of known problems for school building

  • Officials knew about a school’s decaying condition for over a year before they pulled students. (NY1)
  • Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard is out after 17 months and one bruising strike. (Tribune)
  • John King responded to criticism of the evaluation law at one of Cuomo’s ed reform meetings. (Newsday)
  • Efforts to improve parent engagement and serve needy students are coming slowly. (GothamSchools)
  • De Blasio defended a tax plan to pay for universal pre-K after Bloomberg called it “dumb.” (Daily News)
  • Bloomberg said the comments will be his last on plans proposed by a 2013 candidate. (Times, DNAInfo)
  • NYSUT withdrew $150,000 from a Democratic Senate hopeful whose chances are fading. (Buffalo News)
  • Democracy Prep’s founder and superintendent Seth Andrew is leaving after this year. (GothamSchools)
  • A teacher was removed after officials found he exchanged thousands of texts with a student. (Post)
  • New school-by-school “value-added” data in Atlanta shows wide disparities among schools. (AJC)