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Rise & Shine: Attendance is a problem at many city high schools

  • At 61 city high schools, students on average missed a day of classes each week last year. (Daily News)
  • American students lagged behind some other countries on the latest international tests. (Times, WSJ)
  • New York City has posted a continuing drop in childhood obesity, as have several other cities. (Times)
  • Some schools are taking FEMA up on its offer of free disaster management meetings for students. (NY1)
  • Some city teachers will get state “growth scores,” a part of new evaluations, today. (GothamSchools)
  • Mexico’s new president proposed reforms to improve schools and weaken the teachers union. (Reuters)