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Rise & Shine: New breed of rubber rooms sited in broom closets

  • Without official “rubber rooms,” teachers cited for misconduct wait for trials in broom closets. (Daily News)
  • A new school in Park Slope could give admissions preferences to poor students and ELLs. (DNAInfo)
  • Proposals to change school zones in Washington Heights and Park Slope are worrying families. (Times)
  • The city has already backed off on the Washington Heights plan for a district-wide lottery. (DNAInfo)
  • Kicking off a week aimed at parents, Dennis Walcott said he would chat online with them. (S.I. Advance)
  • The creator of the city’s HS admissions process won a Nobel prize. (GothamSchools, WSJ, Post, Times)
  • A retired teacher calls for a statue to honor the 42 Nobel winners from the city’s public schools. (Post)
  • Changes to this year’s state tests include less time for young students. (GothamSchools, Schoolbook)
  • The states that changed their evaluation systems are now grappling with the consequences. (Times)
  • Sixteen European nations have frozen or cut teachers’ salaries, threatening schools for the future. (IHT)

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