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Rise & Shine: Teacher at school for gifted removed for test fraud

  • Investigators found a teacher at the high-performing Anderson School made up scores. (Daily News)
  • A critic of high-stakes testing says standardized exams contributed to the fraud at Anderson. (News)
  • End-of-the-world hysteria prompted some school districts around the country to cancel classes. (Times)
  • In an op-ed, Regent Roger Tilles says evaluations can’t take into account acts of heroism. (Newsday)
  • School nurses were asked to do a survey with suggestive questions about sexuality. (GothamSchools)
  • An elementary school helped a storm-battered high school rediscover some of its school spirit. (NY1)
  • The city said Mulgrew is stalling on an evaluation deal because of internal union politics. (News)
  • In an end-of-year speech, John Liu said top students should get a free ride to CUNY. (GothamSchools)
  • A teacher was arrested after a probe found he had sex with one of his wife’s youth choir members. (Post)
  • Normally quiet on gun control, unions are wading into the debate following Sandy Hook. (HuffPo)