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Rise & Shine: East Harlem teachers unnerved by lockdown drill

  • Police were called to an East Harlem school that had conducted a ‘shooter’ lockdown drill. (Times)
  • Some police precincts in the city are staffing schools with more of their safety officers. (Post)
  • Officials are reviewing gun company investments made by the city’s teacher pension system. (Post)
  • Michael Mulgrew called off talks on evaluations until the city addressed rollout issues. (GothamSchools)
  • A court ruled the city acted too harshly when it fired a teacher who slapped one of her students. (Post)
  • Early versions of evaluation systems in some states have changed. (Hechinger via GothamSchools)
  • Parents are divided over a Williamsburg charter school that will enroll a diverse population. (Schoolbook)
  • A Bronx parent council is blocking an ex-“turnaround” school from changing its name. (GothamSchools)
  • A probe found a city employee helped fake vendors bilk $1.5 million from the city. (GothamSchools)
  • A Baruch College professor said he inflated student grades because he didn’t want them to fail. (Times)