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Rise & Shine: Group seeks backpay from state for poor districts

  • The new Campaign for Fiscal Equity is threatening to sue the state for $5 billion in unfunded aid. (Times)
  • Almost all students who attend selective high schools came from selective middle schools as well. (Post)
  • Student surveys aren’t likely to be part of New York City’s evaluation plan this year. (GothamSchools)
  • Uncertainty hangs over the city’s timeline for submitting and implementing the plan. (GothamSchools)
  • A Bronx school facing closure enrolls 950 students whose top choice was elsewhere. (Riverdale Press)
  • Local officials approved a plan to rezone some of Park Slope’s popular zoned schools. (PS Patch)
  • High-priced tutors basically do the work for some students at top schools, teachers and tutors say. (Post)
  • Online public schools spend millions in advertising to attract students to enroll in classes. (USA Today)
  • A chain-wielding parent was arrested at a troubled high school after he threatened staff. (Post)
  • A newly reopened Queens school held students in an auditorium that should have been closed. (Post)