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Rise & Shine: Nationally, charter enrollment rose 13% last year

  • The number of students in charter schools nationally rose 13 percent in 2011-2012, to 2 million. (Times)
  • Attendance in schools relocated due to Sandy rose on Tuesday. (GothamSchools, NY1, SchoolBook)
  • Some Rockaways parents are upset that shuttle buses to relocated schools are returning so late. (NY1)
  • A football matchup last weekend was more than a game for Beach Channel students. (GothamSchools)
  • Parents and children expressed relief as their Queens schools returned to their buildings. (NY1)
  • The last evacuees are leaving today from Brooklyn Tech, used as a shelter since the storm. (DNAInfo)
  • Some teachers are embracing the Common Core even before Regents exams change. (GothamSchools)
  • New York Cares, the volunteer nonprofit, gives hundreds of students SAT help each year. (Daily News)
  • At a preschool in Stockholm, staff and children use gender-neutral activities and pronouns. (Times)
  • A conservative think tank found 50 New York State superintendents making more than $260,000. (Post)
  • An inquiry found that three officials at a top Newark charter school violated test security. (Star-Ledger)
  • D.C. is aiming to close 20 under-enrolled schools this year in a sweeping overhaul. (Washington Post)